A brand new 10 part radio drama, Scout of the Yard, will be broadcast on RTÉ jr radio.

The series is aimed at under 7's and tells the story of Scout, a young border collie dog who fancies himself as a bit of a Columbo and is obsessed with being a creature detective.

The series will help teach children about Irish farming traditions as Bran and Sally, two other sheepdogs help Scout uncover the truth behind his 'mysteries'.

Scout of the Yard will launch on RTÉ jr radio on Sunday September 8 at 11.30am. For further information or to listen to RTÉ Jr radio click here (www.rte.ie/rtejr/listen)