Fringe Festival at the Big Shed at last year’s Ballymaloe Litfest. Photograph:  Joleen Cronin

Ballymaloe Litfest continues its ascent If you haven’t yet been to Litfest at Ballymaloe, you’ve been missing out on one of the most important gl(...)

Alice Waters, founder of the Edible School Yard programme in the US. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons

Transition year students are being invited to participate next September in a pilot scheme aimed at increasing their knowledge and appreciati(...)

Simply Darina

D arina Allen is moving at quite a pace. The 62-year-old is nimbly darting up steps, through gates, over walls and across muddy field(...)