The July/August issue of Irish Country Magazine is bursting with incredible content for summer, from travel ideas to style inspiration. Here’s a look at some of the highlights inside
The Irish Country Magazine team is so excited to introduce our brand new July/August issue, which is full to the brim with countless reads to #InformInspireIndulge. Here are just a handful of reasons to pick it up in your local shop today.
Our cover star, Katie McCabe
The captain of the Women’s National Team leads the way for our new issue, ahead of jetting off to Australia for the FIFA Women’s World Cup – and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have such a powerful athlete on our cover. Katie speaks to Editor Klara Heron about her excitement for the team to play in the tournament (the first women’s team to ever qualify), the growing momentum of women’s football and why she will never stop standing up for equality in sport.
Ultimate adventure guide
Looking for a brand new travel experience? From sea stack climbing and elemental eating to foraging in the foothills and star gazing, we’ve compiled the most unique things to do and places to stay in Ireland.
Unpacking body neutrality
A comment online about her body and how ‘fit’ she looked stopped Nadia El Ferdaoussi in her tracks – but not for the reasons you’d think. Inside Irish Country Magazine, the travel writer explains how she is embracing body neutrality and how social media has skewed our perception of healthy bodies.
Muireann, Mairead, Maria and more bring us joyful accounts
From Muireann O’Connell’s hilarious take on the age-old question, ‘Have you any holidays planned?’; to Mairead Lavery discovering one of her favourite gardens of all time, and Maria Moynihan taking on ice bath plunges – there is lots of wonderful reading from our regular columnists
House tour: OId meets new
Need some interiors ideas? In this issue of Irish Country Magazine, we visit a 150-year-old farmhouse in Co Wicklow, which has been renovated into a modern home that is a treasure trove of antiques and history. Find out how Kate and Shane Byrne did it, plus where they source the incredible second-hand furniture dotted throughout the house.