Our new issue is in shops now and it is full of inspirational and entertaining content to provide some much needed distraction

The March | April issue of Irish Country Magazine is a breath of fresh air, with stunning photoshoots, lots of ideas to brighten your days at home plus lots of interesting reads.

Cover star Ellen Keane

Our cover star Paralympic swimmer Ellen Keane has been on quite a journey of self-acceptance and ambition. Now with Tokyo 2021 in her sights, she takes time out from her intense training regime to talk to sports journalist Joanne O’Riordan about the importance of role models and how sport gave her confidence.

 

Great escape

Find lots of escapism in our fashion section. Normal People actor India Mullen captivates in romantic spring looks in a dreamy fashion shoot. Ruth O’Connor selects the trends to embrace this season, from fun pink hues to statement denim. Shoppers with sustainability in mind will love the new capsule collection from Niamh O’Neill and Holly White.

 

Entrepreneurial spirit

Discover earth-friendly recipes that still satisfy the tastebuds, plus discover some delicious bakes that are easy to make thanks to clever shortcuts. Plus, take inspiration from an Irish potato farmer who saved their business with a clever pivot.

 

Love isn’t cancelled

In spite of the restrictions, wedding bells continue to ring. We explore the trends that ensure smaller big days still have that air of magic, with lots of ideas for upcoming nuptials. We also highlight some of the most romantic boutique wedding venues around the country.

 

Home comforts

Make little luxuries a focal point in your home with some stylish picks. Take inspiration too from a Wicklow home that perfectly marries indoor and outdoor living all year round. Plus, finally get a handle on clutter with some clever storage solutions.

 

You can download the new issue here.