Christmas

Initiative offers access to Christmas dinners and chats

Initiative offers access to Christmas dinners and chats

Irish Rural Link (IRL), the national network representing the interest of rural communities and ALONE, the organisation that supports older...

December 25, 2021

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Festive Holly, an Irish Tradition

Festive Holly, an Irish Tradition

John Lord of Ratoath Garden centre, and Niall Mac Ciotir, author, take us through the significance of Holly in Ireland.

December 24, 2021

Christmas weekend will bring mixed weather conditions

Christmas weekend will bring mixed weather conditions

Met Éireann has said that the weather on Christmas Day will be wet, but overall the festive period will bring...

December 24, 2021

A tradition of rearing turkeys on Meath family farm

A tradition of rearing turkeys on Meath family farm

It was back in 1962 when Paul Hogan’s mother started farming turkeys – and the family has continued doing so...

December 23, 2021

Think ‘safety first’ as children spend holidays on farms

Think ‘safety first’ as children spend holidays on farms

With children set to spend more time on farms for the Christmas holidays, now is the time to talk to...

December 19, 2021

All is bright with Larissa’s ‘Silent Night’

All is bright with Larissa’s ‘Silent Night’

A Russian classical pianist and mezzo soprano who left Moscow to live on a beef farm in Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath,...

December 19, 2021

‘Never take risks’: Call for safety this Christmas

‘Never take risks’: Call for safety this Christmas

ESB Networks is urging home owners and farmers to be cautious in the run up to Christmas and to “never...

December 18, 2021

Farmer produces Christmas cards in aid of Air Ambulance

Farmer produces Christmas cards in aid of Air Ambulance

A young Armagh woman who juggles her pharmacy technician job with the running of a 60+ beef herd with her...

December 4, 2021

Support local producers by purchasing a real Irish Christmas tree, minister encourages

Support local producers by purchasing a real Irish Christmas tree, minister encourages

Minister of State Pippa Hackett is encouraging the purchase of a real Irish Christmas tree this season to help support...

November 27, 2021

‘Christmas Tractors’ throws down gauntlet to Late Late Show

‘Christmas Tractors’ throws down gauntlet to Late Late Show

The key organiser of Christmas Tractors of Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary, has thrown down the gauntlet to RTÉ’s Ryan Tubridy to...

November 21, 2021

‘Pure skincare fresh from the farm’ in expansion mode

‘Pure skincare fresh from the farm’ in expansion mode

‘Pure skincare fresh from the farm’ is the tagline of a rural enterprise on the Wexford/Wicklow border, that enjoyed a...

October 9, 2021

Irish shoppers spent €1.2 million less on whole turkeys in December

Irish shoppers spent €1.2 million less on whole turkeys in December

Fewer guests to host for Christmas dinner meant a smaller-scale feast, with Irish shoppers spending €1.2 million less on whole turkeys...

January 11, 2021

Happy Christmas and hope-filled new year from all at AgriLand

Happy Christmas and hope-filled new year from all at AgriLand

What a year 2020 has been. As we fought on a global and local scale to tackle the spread of...

December 25, 2020

Cold Christmas Eve in store as temperatures to drop tonight

Cold Christmas Eve in store as temperatures to drop tonight

A cold Christmas Eve is in store as temperatures are set to drop quickly tonight (Thursday, Wednesday 24), according to...

December 24, 2020

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The Farming Santa

The Farming Santa

We visited Dessie Harrington, the farming Santa, as he prepared for a busy Christmas period. He has a small farm...

December 24, 2020

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Merry Christmas from AgriLand

Merry Christmas from AgriLand

From everyone here at Agriland, wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

December 24, 2020

‘Enjoy Christmas and enjoy being young’: Meet Cavan’s farming Santa

‘Enjoy Christmas and enjoy being young’: Meet Cavan’s farming Santa

We are all being encouraged this Christmas to support and turn to local goods and services. Maybe, as part of...

December 23, 2020

Agencies make road safety appeal as Christmas is a ‘traditionally dangerous time’

Agencies make road safety appeal as Christmas is a ‘traditionally dangerous time’

Whether you are travelling by tractor, car, bike or foot, the message is the same: A number of agencies are...

December 23, 2020