Shanks Mare

    Sunday 7.30pm

    Shank's Mare, Sunday 12th May


    Ballybay Co. Monaghan

    This week, Ella McSweeney visits Derry Valley farm in Ballybay Co. Monaghan. Her guide is Christina Cassidy.

    For full details on Derry Valley farm you can go to

    This programme was first broadcast on the 17th of June 2005.

    In Shank's Mare, Ella McSweeney goes walking around the country and introduces us to the people, flora and fauna she meets along the way. From stunning Donegal to the rough edges of Mayo's coastline, ancient woodlands in Derry to rugged Kerry, she hears about the wildlife and people that make Ireland's hills, mountains and coastline such a magical environment for walking.

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