CountryWide

CountryWide

Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 16 December 2017

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

ICSA President

ICSA President

Wexford farmer Patrick Kent was re-elected as the President of the Irish Cattle & Sheep Association winning a third term in office this week. Patrick is on the line to Damien to talk about the fodder crisis, Brexit, climate change & more.

St Joseph's Shankill

St Joseph's Shankill

St Joseph's is Ireland's First Dementia Village & the only care home in Ireland that solely cares for people living with dementia. One of the most populare activities is The Sweet memories Choir made up of residents of the centre along with family and friends. Brenda Donohue visited St Joseph's to find out more about this unique choral group.

Adam Henson

Adam Henson

Countryfile is one of the most watched programmes on British TV & one of the most popular featues on the programme is the regular focus on Adams Farm. Adam Henson is a farmer with a huge mix of rare breeds of animal & he farms in the Cotswolds. He joins Damien from BBC studio in Bristol.

Book of Memories - From Candy Store to the Galtymore

Book of Memories - From Candy Store to the Galtymore

The Magic of that First Dance by Limerick woman Pauline Brew is published in the book From the Candy Store toto the book full of memories.

Kilmallock Co Limerick

Kilmallock Co Limerick

Cottage markets have come into being all around Ireland. Kilmallock started their Cottage Market in July which has now grown to 28 stalls. Last Saturday Daniel Clancy had a look around the Christmas edition of the Market in the company of founder Mary McDonnell.

Singer Tommy Fleming

Singer Tommy Fleming

During the week our old friend Tommy Fleming dropped in to sing a Christmas song for us & have a chat.

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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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