People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Damien O'Reilly.
Damien visted Billy Feighery in his wheat field near Blue Ball in County Offaly during the week. He also got to meet Stuart Wallace and Tom Loonam who were busy harvesting crops, while Damien was there he bumped into Tom Doolan who has a wonderful collection of old harvesters. Jim O Mahony (Tillage Specialist with Teagasc) spoke to Damien on the phone this morning about this years harvest.
For many years Irish people emigrated to America for a better life but recently a change has happened, with Americans from an Irish descent moving back to Ireland for retirement. Frances Shanahan spoke to Mary Deetz and her husband Bruce in County Clare.
Damien speaks to Dr Jack Kennedy and Niall O'Reilly about zero grazing, which can help a farmer collect grass while keeping cows inside all year long.
Producer Brian Lally visited Tony Curtis to try find out why the Connemara Ponie is so special and what spurred Tony to write a book of poems about them.
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