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CountryWide Saturday 3 December 2016

CountryWide

CountryWide

People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Darragh McCullough

GREEN GROW THE SUBSIDIES, OH!

GREEN GROW THE SUBSIDIES, OH!

Ian Hodge is Professor or Rural Economy at Cambridge University, and one of Europe's leading researchers in the area. He published a discussion paper on moving Ag subsidies to a Rural Ecosystem Management payment. That paper is below. Joe Healy, President of the IFA, joined in the discussion. 

http://capreform.eu/we-need-a-british-ecosystem-services-policy-not-a-british-agricultural-policy/

 

Race Jockey Training

Race Jockey Training

Across the country many eary mornings are being put in mucking out stables as the national hunt season gears up towards the big Christmas meetings in Ireland & the UK. Suzanne Campbell joins Darragh in studio.

Pheasants - Martina McGlynn

Pheasants - Martina McGlynn

The pheasant shooting season is well underway since November 1st. Martina McGlynn went out with members of Mount Lucas gun club in Offaly to participate in a tradition that is centuries old.

Pair Trawling

Pair Trawling

The Irish Wildlife Trust brought th eissue of Pair Trawling to our attention, by calling for a ban in inshore bays & estuaries. Padraig Fogarty Campaigns Officer of the Irish Wildlife Trust & Hugo Boyle of the Irish South & East Fish Producers Organisation join Darragh.

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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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