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Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 18 February 2017

CountryWide

CountryWide

People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Speech Broadcaster of the Year Damien O'Reilly.

Farmers waiting on GLAS payments

Farmers waiting on GLAS payments

Padraig Corcoran, a farmer in Roscommon, explained his particular case and Caitriona Murphy of The Irish Farmers Journal, who has been writing about this issue, gave us the background.

Are supermarkets and consumers killing our supply of Irish vegetables?

Are supermarkets and consumers killing our supply of Irish vegetables?

Suzanne Campbell took a look at why it's hard to find Irish produced vegetables.

Tara McCarthy, new Chief Executive of Bord Bia

Tara McCarthy, new Chief Executive of Bord Bia

Tara McCarthy spoke to Damien in her first broadcast interview since taking over from Aidan Cotter as Chief Executive of Bord Bia.

Living with no electricity or running water

Living with no electricity or running water

Brenda Donohue met Margaret Gallagher who lives in a cottage with no running water or electricity. She maintains her traditional rural lifestyle is the secret to her happiness. You can check out the video here

Making money from chicken manure

Making money from chicken manure

Declan O'Connor spoke to Damien about his company BHSL. You can read more about the company here

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Speech Broadcaster of the Year Damien O'Reilly and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages across the country.

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