The May issue of Irish Country Magazine

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside this month!

The new issue of Irish Country Magazine is out now and we are delighted to have Mairead Ronan on the cover. The star revealed ahead of our shoot that her third baby is on the way, and she gave a wonderfully uplifting interview about how she balances motherhood and work, and shared her refreshing outlook on family life.

This is our mother and baby issue, so expect lots of interesting parenting features, as well as the usual array of inspiration in beauty, food, travel, interiors and more.

Here’s five reasons to check out the new issue:

1 Mairead Ronan

See the stunning shoot at Skerries Mills with the stunning expectant mum and her little bump. Watch the behind the scenes video here.

2 Model Mums

Stylist Catherine Condell put together a stunning shoot featuring Ireland’s top models and their little ones.

3 Moving features

Maria Moynihan meets the soberistas, the women who have decided to embrace life without alcohol and are thriving, and Róisín Healy speaks to members of the community of Erris, who together with the Irish Coastguard were awarded a People of the Year Award for their work in searching for Rescue 116.

4 Travel Ireland

Discover the most beautiful beaches our island has to offer, Jennifer Stevens enjoys the panoramic views at The Europe Hotel in Kerry and John and Sally McKenna share some of the most stunning oudoor swimming spots and waterfalls in the country.

5 Delicious recipes

Author of Glow, Kate O’Brien shares meal ideas full of skin-boosting ingredients and the team from Storyboard Café in Dublin make mouthwatering dishes from McNally’s Family Farm Vegetables.

Inform | Inspire | Indulge