Now there is no contest that so clearly brings out the Dublin v Rural Ireland divide than a Kerry/Dublin GAA Match. To gain an insight into this unique cultural phenomenon, Marty spoke to trud Dub & comedian Dave Young & Kerryman Billy Keane.
Marty is joined in studio this morning my our reporter Suzanne Campbell who went along recently to a colourful & tasty range of food from Irish farms which was exhibited at a recent fair in Killenure Castle, to bring chefs & food producers together.
The Pine Marten is a tree living member of the stoat/weasal/otter family, a natvie mammal in Ireland which became almost instinct until it was made a protected animal in 1976. But it seems around Drumlish in Longford, local FG cllr Paraic Brady is quoted as saying that Pine Martens have killed his lambs & locals are concerned that one might attack a child if out of control. Paraic Brady joins us on the line from Longford & in studio is Eanna NiLamhna, well known naturalist & biologist.