Damien’s Diary: focusing on the positives
Damien O'Reilly
There is a lot of bad news in the headlines these days, but we shouldn’t let it take a toll on our mental health, writes Damien O’Reilly.
9 February 2022 News
Free agricultural journalism training course returns this summer
After a two-year break, the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists’s John Deere Training Award is back and promises to “unearth the next generation of agricultural journalists”, writes Ilka Denker.
9 February 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Damien’s Diary: a fine line between free and hate speech
Is the tail wagging the dog when it comes to democratic politics? Damien O’Reilly writes
Damien’s Diary: the changing landscape of Irish media
While sitting down to read Marty Morrissey’s book over Christmas, Damien O’Reilly was reminded of his own career path over the past three decades.
5 January 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Damien’s Diary: not a new conversation
It’s not a new conversation, but it’s an important one: bullying needs to stop. Too many young people are suffering with ill mental health, writes Damien O’Reilly.
27 October 2021 Damien O'Reilly
Katherine’s Country: Facebook goes down
Getting older siblings and cousins to assist younger teenagers to engage with social media is the way forward, having seen the stir #Facebookdown caused last week, writes Katherine O’Leary.
13 October 2021 Katherine O'Leary
They just didn’t suit you
If the food supply chain was a team, who would you say is pulling the most weight? Feedback is saying that the farmer needs to do more. But to win everyone needs to pull together. Writes Amii McKeever
24 March 2021 Amii
Entertainment: streaming 101
Now more than ever we’re turning to the box for entertainment, except the box is increasingly tuned into streaming services as opposed to traditional TV. Anne O’Donoghue takes a look at some of the
24 March 2021 Living Life
Kevin Myers autobiography: admiration and horror in equal parts
This is the autobiography by a man that feels he has been misunderstood and mistreated by Irish society. Matt Dempsey reviews Kevin Myers new book
17 March 2021 Living Life
The business of broadcasting
Proudly representing rural entrepreneurs, Sarah Jane Foster of SJF Productions, in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, shares her best business advice. Irene Bermingham writes.
17 February 2021 Careers
Female voices take more air time – about time
Women in the hot seat on the airwaves and across print media are making their mark. If you want to support women in media, there is now plenty to choose from. Writes Amii McKeever
26 August 2020 Amii
Living Life: tuning the fiddle
A native Irish speaker and traditional musician, growing up in Dublin Doireann Ní Ghlacáin’s cultural ties were strong as anybody’s, and still are, writes Anne O’Donoghue
12 August 2020 Living Life