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    CountryWide Saturday 25 April 2015

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    People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Damien O'Reilly.

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    BURNING ISSUE

     

     Fires - a necessary evil or lethal criminality? 

    Fires have raged across parts of the uplands from one side of Ireland to the other. Fergal Monaghan of Yourcommonage.ie, Lorcan O'Toole of the Golden Eagle Trust and Pat Dunne, Chair of the IFA Hill Farmers Commitee join Damien to try and explain what is going on. 

    Your Commonage Web : YourCommonage.ie

    IFA web : IFA

    Golden Eagle Trust :www.goldeneagle.ie

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    A MIDLETON TO LARGE BOTTLE OF WHISKEY

    The old Distillery in Midleton, Cork 

    Frances Shanahan went to the Midleton distillery to bottle her own exclusive bottle and to check out how the expansion of the production is going on. Midleton is where Jameson is made amongst other whiskeys and you can bottle your own special whiskey at €100 a time

    Web: www.jamesonwhiskey.com

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    NEONICOTIN.... NEONICATIN...

     

    Neonicotinoids, the insecticides based on Nicotine, are back in the news. Prof Jane Stout of TCD School of Botany published some headline making research  this week and Philip McCabe, well known beekeeper, and European President of Apimondia, the world bee organisation, join Damien. 

    Apimondia Web: apimondia.com

    Jane Stout Mail: Jane Stout

    PATH TO POWER

     

    Path to Power is about 50 Years of the NFA/IFA, the main farming body in Ireland. We gave 5 copies to the listeners today but you can of course buy the book, in shops or direct from the IFA 

    Mail 60book@ifa.ie 

    About The Show

    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

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Into The Deep
      Composer: Ian Livingstone
      Performer(s): Wildlife
      Performer(s): Wildlife
      Album: Wildlife , Juice music, JM 59
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Way Down South
      Composer: Anthony Furey
      Performer(s): The Young Folk
      Performer(s): The Young Folk
      Album: The Little Battle, EUCD 2491
      Duration: 4:51
    • Title: Life In The Old Dog Yet
      Composer: P.J Murrihy
      Performer(s): Pj Murrihy And Friends
      Performer(s): Pj Murrihy And Friends
      Duration: 3:00

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