Michael and Aisling Flanagan of Mayo-based Velvet Cloud, a maker of natural sheep’s milk yoghurt and cheese.

Covid-19 has radically accelerated digital transformation around the world, turbo-boosting everything from telehealth to fintech. Initial lockdowns fo(...)

A Rennicks road sign: firm has sold its road sign business to UK group Morelock

The road signs business of Rennicks, formerly owned by Sir Anthony O’Reilly’s Fitzwilton, has been acquired by UK group Morelock. Morelock has agree(...)

Derek Evans (The Irish Times) with a 3kg pike from the Duck Pond at Lanesborough. Photograph, Mike Flanagan

In an effort to put Lanesborough back onto the international stage as one of the finest coarse angling venues, the Lough Ree North Angling Hub is gear(...)

Michael Flanagan: “We  believe these products will appeal to consumers looking for foods that address concerns around digestive health, food intolerances and clean eating”

How do you milk a sheep? “With great care and attention,” says Michael Flanagan founder of Rockfield Dairy, a new Mayo-based company producing sheep’s(...)

Salmon enchanted evening: Noel Clancy celebrated Valentine’s Day with a great springer of 13lb 8oz from Lough Currane

Inland Fisheries Ireland (Ifi) is preparing a National Angling Development Plan (Nadp) which it hopes will provide criteria, support and proposals to(...)

Flanagan’s Fields in Rialto, a community garden using 21st century methods to grow food. Photographs: Richard Johnston

Some people become gardeners, while others are born green-fingered. A shining example of the latter is Dublin-born Michael Flanagan (1833-1931), th(...)

You can learn how to make cheese, bake scones and harvest mussels and oysters at the Gourmet Greenway Week on April 14th-19th, hosted by Mulran(...)