A FARMING LIFE

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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The legacy of Nano Nagle is venerable

Q&A: Sister Mary

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Cork ladies take top endeavour award

“Were we that good?” was the reaction of Bishopstown ICA members when the Cork Federation Endeavour Award was presented to them.

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Building dignity in online war of words

Q&A: Anne Walsh
It’s hard to imagine a time when the internet wasn’t always there, waiting to serve, provide information, entertain and inform, a global space for creativity, communication and participation. 

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Safe home for wild and exotic animals

Q&A: Kevin Cunningham
It can be all too easy to buy an exotic animal either on-line or through unscrupulous dealers but it’s a very bad idea. 

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Regulations prove very contentious

One of the main themes which emerged from the 8th European Organic Congress, which I attended last week, was the proposed new EU organic regulation.

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Margaret leads by example right to the top of Ben Nevis

A Wexford ICA member climbed Ben Nevis this summer because she wanted to show her children that if you put your mind to something you can do it.

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You need ropes and cable cars down here

To be resourceful is, according to the dictionary, to be ingenious, capable and full of initiative.

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Creating a close-knit place for the locals

Q&A: Mary Sharkey
Knitting as we know it dates back to the Middle Ages, although the first knitted garment to be discovered is a pair of socks discovered in an Egyptian tomb dated at around 300 AD.

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