Saturday, 8.10am

    CountryWide Saturday 17 August 2013



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


    Harvest Time

    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.


    Retiring to Ireland

    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.

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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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