Patricia Madden of the Irish Countrywomens’s Association. Photograph: Collins Courts

Lawyers for the Irish Countrywomen’s Association have urged the High Court not to grant orders preventing it from filling positions on its national e(...)

Ms Justice Carmel Stewart adjourned the case to later this month to allow the ICA  time to respond to the claims made.

A dispute over the conduct of elections for national president and other executive positions of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association has come before t(...)

The winning entry will earn a minimum of €10,000 profit share from Aldi for their recipe.

Membership of The Irish Countrywomen’s Association is not a prerequisite of entry to the National Brown Bread Baking Competition, the winner of which (...)

Human beings don’t like uncertainty. Uncertainty is the farmer’s companion.

When I read recently of what was described as a silent epidemic of suicide among French farmers I was struck by the thought that, to many of us, the i(...)

‘Yes Minister’ stars Nigel Hawthorne, Paul Eddington and Derek Fowlds.

John Murphy bowed out as secretary general of the Department of Jobs and Enterprise this week and he told some great yarns about his time in the Civil(...)

Vincent Carton: “Businesses are there to change and develop, and if one set of owners can’t develop it then it’s only right that someone else develops it.” Photograph: Barry Cronin

“I love that we can bring value to rural Ireland,” says Vincent Carton as we wash our hands for the umpteenth time at Manor Farm’s vast chicken proces(...)

Art from Rita Duffy’s exhibition The Souvenir Shop

Visiting Rita Duffy in her studio, the Old Courthouse in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, I am greeted by the artist, in her paint-spattered apron, with a dim(...)

The Rotunda’s chief librarian Anne O’Byrne prepares for the exhibition. “All of human life was here,” she says. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Easter Monday, 1916. As the bullets ricocheted between the pillars of the GPO on O’Connell Street, you could hear the screaming. No one had been shot(...)

Dr Garret FitzGerald: in July 1985,  he received a letter written in French about “le film pornographic Hail Mary” was sent, from Knock, Co Mayo. His private secretary asked: “Should we reply in English, French or not at all?”  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Concerns that a sex-shop chain would open branches in the Republic prompted strongly worded letters to Charlie Haughey and Garret FitzGerald from the(...)

Farming organisations are urging their members to use their votes in the forthcoming referendums. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The leading farming and rural organisations are not making recommendations on how their members should vote in the referendums on marriage equality a(...)

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