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Life
Katherine 's Country: Tipp out and exams looming
Katherine O’Leary encourages families to be exam ready. Tell your children that you love them as they jump out of that car, she writes.
Katherine's Coiuntry: Dairygold approach farm safety in a different way
Dairygold Co-op held a Farm Safety Event with a difference. Katherine O’Leary believes that this dramatic production has the power to invoke cultural change around wellness and safety on farms.
Kathrine's Country: back to championship hurling
“We are starting to relax in crowded situations. Our old habits are returning. I’m surprised at how quickly it is all happening,”
Katherine’s Country: from calving to breeding
Breeding time on the farm is upon us. It is important to get it right, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Katherine's Country: life goes on
It is important to plan for the time when you have to be away from the farm. While navigating grief, Katherine O’Leary realises that life is different and changed.
27 April 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country: grief is a process
“Life will never be the same again. There’s a horrible moment of realisation that my parents are gone.”
20 April 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Bring a trailer or pay for parking - O'Leary
Michael O'Leary held his annual sale of Angus bulls and heifers at Gigginstown House last Saturday and pledged to donate some of the proceeds to the Ukraine relief fund.
20 April 2022 Dealer
Katherine's Country: saluting Tipperary University Hospital
In her poignant column, Katherine O'Leary says goodbye to her beloved father.
13 April 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: almost out the gap
Promoting what we do while producing nutritious fresh food is important. Our beautiful farms have so much to offer young people, writes Katherine O’Leary.
6 April 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: keeping tensions in perspective
How can farmers handle all the challenges coming at us? We have to consume less and spend less on energy by managing the budget and stretching the resources, writes Katherine O’Leary.
30 March 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: on the farm all cogs must turn together
A safe and functional work environment is really important for women. Sometimes we can’t lift and climb gates and should not be expected to do it, writes Katherine O’Leary.
23 March 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: what would we do?
War is making us uneasy. It is impacting our lives in so many ways and farmers are worried about the future, writes Katherine O’Leary.
15 March 2022 Katherine O'Leary