Saturday, 8.10am

    CountryWide Saturday 29 August 2015



    People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Damien O'Reilly.

    Damien Predicts the GAA - Mayo vs Dublin!

    Forget your Paul the Octopus predicting the World Cup - on Saturday Damien predicted the GAA draw between Mayo and Dublin! 




    Welcome back for Peter Donohue on Tuesday- Aran Mor

    2 Lads from Inis Mor were in Calgary Canada for the World Handball Championships and came back with a fistfull of medals. Both attend Colaiste Naomh Eoin here on the islands

    Peter Donohue is in 4 th year and Jason O’Toole is in 3rd and between them they won 3 Golds, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals. 



    The show is live from the Bar in Kilronan.. formerly the American Bar, but Bridie Tiernan can explain that.. Also there Chair of the Co-op, Michael Kelly, Brooklyn born Peggy Hernon, her nephew Conal singing a song or 2. And more talk of the potential closure of the existing air service.


    Inis Meáin


    Inis Meáin knitwear and the Restaurant are both run by the de Blacam family,
    Inis Meáín Knitting Company managing director Tarlach de Blacam is in the forefront of the kickback against the cutting of the air servvied
    "The decision represented “death by a thousand cuts for the economy of the three Aran Islands."

    Ruari de Blacam's restaurant @InismeainRS and


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    Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

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