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CountryWide Saturday 5 July 2014

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Silage Making

Silage Making

Contractors are working morning, noon and night in the good weather making silage. Meadows have been cut and fodder saved for winter. Damien met Richie White from Slievenamon in Co. Tipperary and his brothers Martin and John.

GLAS: Bio-diversity and Environmental Initiatives

GLAS: Bio-diversity and Environmental Initiatives

This week a new €4 billion incentive package was announced by the Minister for Agriculture. Matt O'Keeffe, farmer and editor of Irish Farmers Monthly chats with Damien about GLAS.

Uilleann Pipes

Uilleann Pipes

This week the Willie Clancy Summer School begins in Clare, which is named in honour of the famous piper, Willie Clancy. But who in Ireland make Uilleann Pipes? Brian Lally spoke to Bill Hannon.

Small Producers and Employment

Small Producers and Employment

Our indigenous food sector is something to shout about and smaller regional based businesses are significantly boosting local employment - Suzanne Campbell joins Damien in studio.

Howth Pier

Howth Pier

Howth Pier is particularly busy at this time of year, for one very good reason - its fishmongers! Nicky McLoughlin from Nicky's Plaice knows more about the Pier than most. Louise Denvir chats with Nicky and others on the Pier this week.

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