Rural Life

Kerry Group donates site to Tralee community

Kerry Group donates site to Tralee community

Kerry Group is to hand over control of a two-and-a-half acre site of the former Denny plant in Tralee, which...

March 12, 2014

Live life, love milk

Live life, love milk

County Kerry showed strong support for The Donal Walsh #Livelife Foundation when more than 600 people attended a health and...

February 23, 2014

A tale of two rural Ireland’s

A tale of two rural Ireland’s

The need for strategic local planning and development in the next RDP to tackle emigration and youth unemployment across rural Ireland...

February 7, 2014

Giving agri students a head start

Giving agri students a head start

The 6th National finals of the Farm Relief Services Memorial Scholarship took place at the Teagasc/Macra na Feirme Colleges Challenge Day...

February 6, 2014

BBC TV presenter James Wong to talk plants at UCC

BBC TV presenter James Wong to talk plants at UCC

Popular BBC TV science presenter and botanist James Wong is to deliver a free, public talk at University College Cork...

January 14, 2014

And may all your Christmases be green and yellow

And may all your Christmases be green and yellow

If you’re already dreaming of a white Christmas, why not inject a bit of colour with John Deere’s latest seasonal...

December 12, 2013

Research finds special wildlife scheme beats organic at boosting birds

Research finds special wildlife scheme beats organic at boosting birds

The View from the UK: Threatened farmland birds are likely to survive the winter better on conventional farms with specially...

December 9, 2013

Are you sandwiched to your desk?

Are you sandwiched to your desk?

A third of Irish workers eat lunch at their desk while 17 per cent choose to eat out at serviced...

December 6, 2013

When the going gets tough, the tough get going

When the going gets tough, the tough get going

COMMENT: Despite all the talk of global warming, Ireland, over recent years, has endured a number of the coldest and...

November 26, 2013

Lions roar for Food Appeal 2013

Lions roar for Food Appeal 2013

Tesco is supporting the Lions Club in its appeal to the Irish public to help people in need on the...

November 21, 2013

Home, this must be the place

Home, this must be the place

The View from Bord Bia: The final episode of the Great Irish Bake Off aired on TV last week, achieving an...

November 18, 2013

Cold weather to dominate this week

Cold weather to dominate this week

Cold weather is set to be a feature of the coming week, according to Met Eireann. Forecasters say showers will...

November 18, 2013

Inch House: Every Inch counts

Inch House: Every Inch counts

AgriLand talks to Máirin Egan about Inch House, a busy family operation that embodies the term ‘multitasking’.  Inch House was...

November 15, 2013

Break the silence on mental health issues – DARD

Break the silence on mental health issues – DARD

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill has said that the provision of a dedicated suicide prevention officer...

October 30, 2013

Broadband “inadequate in parts of rural Ireland” – Minister

Broadband “inadequate in parts of rural Ireland” – Minister

The issue of broadband prevision in rural areas was raised in the Oireachtas last week. Deputy Michael Moynihan TD from...

October 30, 2013

The rocky road through Burren

The rocky road through Burren

The Burren, home to last weekend’s Winterage Weekend, has always been an immovable, rugged facet of Irish culture. Its inspiring...

October 29, 2013

Unsettled weather set to continue

Unsettled weather set to continue

Winter 2013 is set to continue to bite hard this week, with shorter evenings and Met Eireann forecasting that the...

October 29, 2013

Pump it Up!

Pump it Up!

15,000 attendants, including families, farmers, dancers, actors, joined some very big seasonal vegetables at the Virginia Pumpkin Festival in Cavan...

October 29, 2013