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CountryWide Saturday 23 August 2014

CountryWide

CountryWide

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. westcorkmusic.ie

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 www.cockagee.ie

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. www.garnishisland.com

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.

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Pioneer

Composer: Garry Judd

Performer(s): Garry Judd

Album: UNDERCURRENTS Artful ARTFCD42

Duration: 1:30

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