A FARMING LIFE

Alternative diets offer big benefits

Rising incomes and urbanidation are driving a global dietary transition in which traditional diets are replaced by diets higher in refined sugars, refined fats, oils and meats.

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Clonakilty to house its rich history

Vibrant town’s newest museum will display story of Clon’s most famous son

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Ballymartle members stop to honour great friendships

Ballymartle ICA has been busy since they recommenced business back in September. They held their annual Mass in Riverstick Church celebrated by An t-Athair Tomás Ó Murchú and attended by up to 30 members. 

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A dog as smart as a champion horse

“Nothing beats a collie for intelligence; the whistle is key to training success”

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Coping with the feeling of depression

“I have a pain so deep
you’ll never see
I locked it away
and hid the key.

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Fine lines: organic and free range eggs

Question: When is a very free range egg not allowed to be called a free range egg?

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Fun times for Wexford guild

Wexford ICA always has lots on the go and this was highlighted at the federation’s autumn meeting held in Oylegate in late September.

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Why men need to talk about health

Bantry man Phil speaks candidly of his experiences with prostate cancer

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Organic celebrates its finest producers

Beef and sheep farmers in the west will be a target for growth in the organic sector in the coming years.

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Wireless society keeps itself connected

Q&A: John O’Connor
Bantry Bay Computers uses technology to keep rural people up to speed

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