Reasons to read the May issue of Irish Country Magazine

The brand new issue of Irish Country Magazine is on sale now, and inside you will find features to inspire confidence, to broaden your horizons and more.

The brand new issue of Irish Country Magazine is on sale now, and it's our love issue! We have lots of brilliant articles full of ideas for people planning on tying the knot, plus the usual mix of inspiring women, thought-provoking topics, ideas in fashion, beauty and interiors, and more!

Here are more details on what you will find inside:

1. Cassie Stokes

We get to know the presenter currently at the helm of Xposé. Cassie has a refreshing outlook on life, and despite recent heartbreak, she can't wait to find love again.

2. Wedding party

Ruth O'Connor looks at wedding fashion for the alternative bride, the guest of honour, mothers and the all important day two outfit. She also sits down with designer Helen Cody to talk about her magical laidback wedding day last year, just eight days before life-changing cancer surgery and treatment.

3. Talking points

Maria Moynihan looks at the heartbreak and happiness that follows separation or divorce, Róisín Healy speaks to former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh about her European Parliament bid, and Mairead Lavery meets Limerick curtainmaker Breda Leahy as she celebrates 40 years in business.

4. Time to dine

Keeva Tyrrell and Philip Doyle delve into the world of exotic mushrooms with Wexford producer Fancy Fungi, and Avoca Executive Head Chef Mark McGillycuddy shares seasonal recipes from new Ballsbridge restaurant Fodder.

5. Pack your bags

We have lots of ideas for couples planning an Irish minimoon, Klara Heron writes about a relaxing yoga weekend in Donegal and jockey Emma Doyle shares her guide to her favourite spots in Tipperary.

Inform | Inspire | Indulge