Gardening with Mary: pleasing plant combinations
Sarah McIntosh
Mary Keenan shares some successful plant pairings from her garden in high summer.
10 July 2024 Neven
Neven Maguire: two ways with lovely Irish lamb
Celebrating the incoming lamb season with these two flavourful recipes, writes Neven Maguire.
3 July 2024 Neven
Neven Maguire: summer dishes made for sharing
These are some of my go-to recipes for easy outdoor entertaining, writes Neven Maguire.
Kate Durrant: buttons bind the generations
Buttons, as Martha Stewart says, may be fossils, yet they bind us together, writes Kate Durrant.
3 July 2024 Features
Katherine O'Leary: maybe next year we might have some normal seasons
There is a lot of talk around kitchen tables about this difficult summer. As costs continue to rise due to the weather, we can only hope for better next year, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Neven Maguire: family favourites for the summer
It's hard to believe the kids are finished school for another year - here are some nice family dinners to enjoy together, writes Neven Maguire.
26 June 2024 Neven
Fun ways to keep the kids happy
School’s out for summer. But let’s face it, it can be hard to keep kids entertained without spending a fortune. Here are four activities that cost little more than your time, writes Maria Moynihan.
26 June 2024 Features
Gardening with Mary: the scent of summer
Mary Keenan finds the essence of summer in the sweet scent of mock orange blossom.
19 June 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: wedding season
The wedding cake viburnum is in full flower these days, and with its tiered, layered branches it is quite a sight to see, writes Gerry Daly.
12 June 2024 Gardening
Neven Maguire: a grilled dinner to suit any taste
Fish, chicken or beef? Neven Maguire shares three grillable recipes for this Father's Day weekend.
12 June 2024 Neven
Folklore: bog butter, lightning and small lies
Folklorist Shane Lehane transports us back to the bog in the month of June and reveals the hidden wonders found therein.
12 June 2024 Features
Wheely exciting summer: 10 ways to get active
Summer has arrived – here are 10 ways to get moving from fun runs and food walks to Pilates and pilgrim paths, writes Maria Moynihan.
5 June 2024 Features