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    CountryWide Friday 1st August 2015

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    TASTY CAVAN

     

     Checking the lambs

    Damien ventured onto familiar turf to find out what Cavan will be tasting like this year. The annual Taste of Cavan runs 7 - 8 August 2015 at Cavan Equestrian Centre.

    Web: taste of Cavan
    Tweet: @tasteofcavan

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    GREENER THAN THOU

    Green Paradise?  

    Tom Arnold is Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs, and this week they held a seminar in The RDS on how Ireland can become the envy of the world with smart, sustainable agriculture and that we can talk the talk but we really need to walk the walk. Damien had a chat about this reality

    The full report is here

    The IIEA published a detailed survey on that subject Here 

    Web iiea.com/staff/tom-arnold

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    MILK MY MAN

    That's Billy in the middle


    Door to Door Milk deliveries are on the way back thanks to Mymilkman.ie.. Billy Walsh is the Coach for Irish boxings High Performance Unit, the basis of so much Irish sporting success, and he was a milkman. Billy joins Damien from his home in Wexford.

    Web Mymilkman.ie
    Irish Amateur Boxing : iaba.ie/

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    MY NOT SO LITTLE PONY

    Gloria and Kilmore Mirah

    Louise Denvir brought here microphone and video camera down to Carlow to meet Gloria Nolan who trains and breeds Connemara Performance ponies at the farm

    Video CLICK HERE

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    PLOUGH THE FIELDS AND SCATTER (A FEW VERSES)



    The Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin wants your favourite farming poems. Denis Nulty celebrates his second anniversary in the Diocis with a plea to choose your favourite poems for the Ploughing in September. He explains it all to Damien.

    Web: Kandle.ie
    Mail poemfortheploughing@kandle.ie

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