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CountryWide Saturday 25 February 2017

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A bright start to the weekend as Darragh McCullough and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages

The Cottage Market

The Cottage Market

Daragh visits St Peters Church of Ireland Parish Hall in his hometown of Drogheda, where he meets up with an enthusiastic group of men & women who have set up their own cottage market in the town a year ago.

Extreme Weather - Prof Myles Allen

Extreme Weather - Prof Myles Allen

These days we are quick to attribute any extreme weather to Climate Change or are we wrong? Daragh asks Myles Allen, Professor of Climate Physics in Oxford University, is there no such thing as normal weather anymore?

Controlled Burning in Kerry

Controlled Burning in Kerry

To address the increasing number of wildfires, the forest service, Coillte & Teagasc organised a demonstration in Castlemaine, Co. Kerry before the season of legal burning closes on Tuesday. Majella O'Sullivan found out what landowners can do to burn gorse safely.

Irish Trade - Suzanne Campbell

Irish Trade - Suzanne Campbell

Today sees the start of a large Irish trade mission to the Gulf states which has its centrepiece Irish food. Finding new markets is more important than ever as Britain edges towards closer ties with US agricultural imports. Suzanne Campbell went to London this week to hear about consumer attitudes there, food safety & the impact it will have to Irish food & farming.

Isla Grant - chat & performance

Isla Grant - chat & performance

Earlier this week Scottish country & music singer, Isla Grant called in for a chat & performance, a break in her very busy tour of Ireland & Canada.

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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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