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CountryWide Saturday 27 August 2016

CountryWide

CountryWide

People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Marty Morrissey

Dublin v Kerry

Dublin v Kerry

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.

Irish Food Fair - Killenure Castle

Irish Food Fair - Killenure Castle

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

The Pine Marten

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.

Mike Denver

Mike Denver

Marty is now joined by country legend music singer Mike Denver, winner of Entertainer & Album of the Year in the recent ICMA RTE/Farmers Journal Awards.

About The Show

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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