Saturday, 8.10am

    CountryWide Saturday 23 August 2014



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


    Beef Prices

    Damien talks to Meath farmer Mick Kelly, and Ciaran FitzGerald of Meat Industry Ireland and Michael Dowling who has put together a report on the Beef Industry for Minister Simon Coveney.


    Mary Bergin

    Damien meets Mary Bergin, one of the Worlds best whistle players.


    Apple Cider

    Food and Farming reporter Suzanne Campbell went to visit Mark Jenkinson, one of the new breed of cider makers who is making craft cider from his small holding in Slane, Co. Meath


    Garnish Island

    Louise Denvir visits Garnish Island in Glengariff Harbour, West Cork whose microclimate means it has some unusual plants for Ireland. She took the Ferry to the island last week and met Finbarr the islands horticultural supervisor.

    About The Show

    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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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Pioneer
      Composer: Garry Judd
      Performer(s): Garry Judd
      Performer(s): Garry Judd
      Album: UNDERCURRENTS, Artful, ARTFCD42
      Duration: 1:30


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    Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

    Producer: Ian Wilson

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