From chick to plate

The theme for Blog Action Day is Food and the hashtag is #bad11.

As dairy and beef farmers within the EU, we have to ensure traceability of our beef (as to sheep farmers etc too) and while there has been an emphasis in recent years for restaurants to show that they are buying Irish and buying local, sometimes I think it just doesn’t go far enough. We seem to want food to be cheaper and cheaper all the time, [...]

Irish Farmerette in the Irish Country Living

My blog received a little mention in this week’s Irish Country Living (Farmers Journal) following an interview I did with Mary Phelan when we met at the recent Women in Business conference. ?If you have come to this blog as a result of reading about it in the ICL, I’d love it you would say ‘hello’ especially if you have a blog.

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Great news re the school website

It’s turning out to be another one of those weeks! ?Last night I spoke at our monthly KLCK bloggers network meeting in Portlaoise on ‘Blogging for E-commerce’ which I thoroughly enjoyed and all the participants joined in with plenty of questions and discussion.

We got the news yesterday that our school website (that I helped set up in early Spring and trained the teachers in updating it and writing blog posts) designed by the very talented Maura [...]

Busy week of Talking!

It’s been a busy week here again this week. ?I received a phone call on Monday from Brenda Farrell of Towns of Excellence wondering could I replace a speaker at their conference in Carlow on Wednesday. A quick chat about times and topic and I was delighted to say I would, then put my thinking cap on regarding delivering a talk on social media and customer service which turned out to be easy enough.

First though was Tuesday, where I presented [...]

Life in General

It just seems to have been a mad fortnight, the Ploughing match taking a full day out of the week before last and yes, although the children thoroughly enjoyed it and we didn’t have to queue in traffic, I won’t be bothering to travel to New Ross for it next year.

The Way to Travel!

Meeting Mr Tayto

I went to [...]