National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Laois

It’s around the corner now and a hive of activity here in the countryside. Lots of excitement locally as final preparations are in place here in Ratheniska to host the National Ploughing Championships yet again this year. Ploughers will compete…read more »

August 26, 2011 life on the farm

Barley Bales at Penhouse

It’s that time of year again… the sun is shining (a bit each day), harvest is cut and the sweet smell of straw is filling the air. The fields are collecting the bales, so we have some added outdoor seating,…read more »

feast yourselves

What a simple and truly lovely idea! Meet your neighbours at your local street feast – a garden party, a street bash or pals in the park – bring your community together and have some fun in the process. We’re…read more »

colourful trees…

thanks to our junior designers, Noah and Simon, who took it upon themselves to decorate our drab winter tree trunks with colourful patterns in chalk. Don’t they look great? We have asked them to look at the orchard trees next…read more »

September 11, 2009 life on the farm, photography

beautiful web designs…naturally

creative web design…naturally Look what we woke up to this morning all over our gardens… the best of web design you’ll ever find!