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CountryWide Saturday 20 January 2018

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Dog Attacks

Dog Attacks

As lambing season is set to begin on many farms across the country the issue of dogs killing sheep is never far around the corner. Suzanne Campbell went to visit farmers, Sean McNamara, Robert Roe and Done Anderson and found out how they felt about the situation.  

Fyffes

Fyffes

Fancy working in the tropical climbs of Costa Rica. Miami, Panama pr Beleze? Well over the past number of years, fruit importer Fyffes has been running a programme for college graduates in these very places. Damien spoke to Fyffes general manager, Kieran Sweeney. 

Leo Varadkar

Leo Varadkar

This week an Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was the guest speaker at the Annual General Meeting of the IFA. 

Imelda Walsh

Imelda Walsh

The IFA has been criticised for the very low number of women represented on its national council. There are only 4 women out of 52 members of the national council including three new county chairpersons. Damien spoke to farmer Imelda Walsh. 

David Hall

David Hall

Over the past decade we have heard many sad stories of people losing their homes and businesses after falling into arrears with repayments. Traditionally farmer have had a unique relationship with banks. David Hall if the Irish Mortgage Holders Association joined Damien in studio. 

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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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