A week in the country: sloes, minding your joints and a Country Living fan
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
21 September 2022 News
€50,000 grant to refurbish derelict farmhouses
The Croí Cónaithe Scheme, which provides a grant of €50,000 to refurbish derelict houses and €30,000 for vacant houses, is being extended to one-off rural houses.
7 September 2022 Features
‘I’ve always had this affinity with not just wildlife, but animals in general’
With a barn owl measure included in ACRES, John Carrig of the Barn Owl Project talks about setting up this group and what can be done for these birds. In conversation with Anne O'Donoghue.
Polio survivor ‘I lost the vocabulary of family; the hospital was my home’.
In our Rise resilience series, Maria Moynihan talks to polio survivor Bridie McMahon, who overcame childhood trauma to live a life of adventure; from returning to college to dancing for John Lennon
7 September 2022 Features
Contemporary art in rural Co Limerick
Askeaton in Co Limerick is renowned in the world of contemporary art. Anne O’Donoghue chats to Michele Horrigan, the woman who made this happen
29 June 2022 Living Life
Mental Health: ‘I was a criminal for being me’… LGBT and the gay farmer
To mark the beginning of Pride month, psychotherapist and director of Enda Murphy talks about the need to embrace diversity in all its forms in the farming community.
1 June 2022 Health