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CountryWide Saturday 30 September 2017

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People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Speech Broadcaster of the Year Damien O'Reilly.

Salvaging the Harvest

Salvaging the Harvest

First a report from Damien with Co. Galway farm contractor Martin Fleming in Mountbellow during the week, followed by Andy Doyle, Tillage Correspondent of The Farmers Journal in studio this morning.

Rural Crime

Rural Crime

Following a debate on rural crime hosted by FarmIreland & the Irish Independent during last weeks ploughing championships in which a County Tipperary farmer, John Tully gave a passionate if not provocative speech, which no doubt was bourne out of frustration by farmers living in rural Ireland who are victims of crime. Joining Damien on the line this morning is the President of the ICMSA, John Comer.

Run for Adam Burke

Run for Adam Burke

Kildare man Adam Burke was a young fit man when he suffered a stroke while playing gaelic football for his club Two Mile House fourteen months ago. His parents Willie & Catherine were told to prepare for the worst that Adam only had a one in five chance of survival. But survive he did and has made a substantial recovery. Brenda Donohue met with Adam & his parents pitchside at Two Mile House, Kildare.

http://www.runforadamburke.org

Suzanne Campbell, Macreddin, Co Wicklow

Suzanne Campbell, Macreddin, Co Wicklow

Imagine a meal in which every single ingredient comes from within a mile of your home, sounds plausible but easier than you think! Hotelier Evan Doyle is planning to do that next Thursday night at the Brook Lodge hotel Macreddin in County Wicklow. The meal has been in planning for two years with many crops planted especially for the table 18 months ago & farmers whose land is adjacent to the hotel, Michael Stapleton & Liam Fanning providing milk, cream and lamb. Food & Farming reporter Suzanne Campbell joins Damien in studio.

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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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