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CountryWide Saturday 10 May 2014

CountryWide

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

National dairy Week

This morning we had a competition for a cookery break for two at Catherine Fulvio's Ballyknocken House to celebrate National dairy week. The lucky winner was Catherine Foley from Carrick on Suir. http://www.ndc.ie/NationalDairyWeek/

Bord Bia Apple Blossom Walk

Louise Denvir met Olan McNeece on his Apple farm in Drogheda.

Darkness into Light

Damien met some of the people who took part in this years Darkness Into Light Run/Walk which took place all over Ireland this morning to raise awareness of depression and suicide. www.pieta.ie Frank Greally also ran this morning and joined Damien in studio

Mayo Americans

This week Mayo County Council hosted a delegation of business people from Rhode Island in the US keen to set up business there. Frances Shanahan found out more

Single Farm Payment

Briain Carroll, Agricultural Advisor from Mayo talks to Damien about the application process for the Single Farm Payment

Euro Journalists

Damien speaks to other agricultural journalists that he met on a recent trip to Athens about the issues that are annoying the farmers in their countries

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