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Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 10 November 2018

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Stephan Grace

Stephan Grace

Ardfinnan's Missing Geese

Hannah Quinn Mulligan

Hannah Quinn Mulligan

Over 28,000 acres of farmland across the country is now in the hands of Vulture funds. Hannah Quinn Mulligan of the Irish Farmers Journal has carried out extensive research on this and she joined Damien in studio to discuss

Louise Denver

Louise Denver

A couple of weeks back, we heard Jackie Cahill say some farmers, particularly dairy farmers, are becoming overworked and overstressed. Increasingly, there are people and businesses who are working hard to find solutions to help ease the workload for farmers; Louise Denvir was hearing from them this week, and she started out in Tulsk in Co Roscommon

Marc Calon

Marc Calon

The Common Agricultural Policy accounts for just under 40 per cent of the total EU annual budget. It is money which is distributed among Europes farmers and food producers to help them. This system that has been criticized this week by the European Court of Auditors. Marc Calon, President of the Dutch farmers union, joined Damien for a chat.

Séamus O'Rourke

Séamus O'Rourke

While it has its challenges most farmers will tell you that they wouldn't have it any other way, that farming is at the back of it all, a great way of life. But it is not for everybody especially those who grew up on the farm as Seamus O'Rourke now explains while sitting under the rustling leaves of a tree in a field on a farm in Leitrim

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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