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CountryWide Saturday 21 October 2017

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Storm Ophelia - damage

Storm Ophelia - damage

Mary McDonnell of Grey Heron Media went to visit two farmers in Munster to see how they fared in the aftermath of the storm last Monday.

Smart Farming

Smart Farming

Energy efficiency, better breeding & grassland management are at the heart of the IFAs Smart Farming project in conjunction with the EPA. It encourages farmer participants to improve efficiencies on farm to reduce emissions & improve profitability. Damien speaks to smart farmer Andrew McHugh in Newtownforbes & Cara Augustenburg, chair of the European Friends of the Earth is in studio.

Mike Ross - Nat Dairy Show

Mike Ross - Nat Dairy Show

Mike Ross made 61 appearances for Ireland as tight head prop between 2011-2016 and 151 appearances for Leinster before his retirement last April. Mike popped into studio before heading down to Millstreet to officially open the 35th National Dairy Show.

Ireland's Fittest Farmer

Ireland's Fittest Farmer

Peter Manley help his father Michael on their 90 acre dairy farm on the banks of The Grand Canal near Edenderry, Co Offaly & from there he also runs his fitness business. He has transformed an old dilapidated shed into a top class gym facility. Brenda O'Donoghue went to visit Peter in his gym.

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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Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

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