At the heart of the Ploughing Championships, the largest rural festival in Europe, is the stand of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association. And if the Ploughing has forced a rethink of the national relationship with rural life, maybe it’s time ICA forced a rethink of feminism.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2018
A long-time member of the Irish Country Women's Association has brought proceedings aimed at compelling the organisation to count votes casts in its election for positions on its national executive, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2018
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
A book written by a Limerick ICA member has made the top 10 bestseller list in hardback non-fiction. Limerick Federation’s contest/ produce officer Theresa Storey recently published her first cookery book, Fruit on the Table.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016
A hand-sewn teddy bear made from a sweatshirt, a christening gown up-cycled from an old wedding dress and a crocheted bag made out of plastic bags – these were just three of the entries to the new ICA up-cycling competition, with prizes awarded at the recent national AGM.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
The knitted chickens that raise thousands each year for cancer research are the result of the concerted efforts of many – but it all started 13 years ago when a Fermoy ICA cancer survivor wanted to give something back.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015