Yet another extraordinary week in the Brexit journey to catastrophe, the DUP leader Arlene Foster gave us a 'what did she say' moment earlier in the week. Feargal Dalton is a Dubliner living in Glasgow & joins Damien on the line.
Pig producers are now working at a loss due to high input costs, most notably feed prices & low returns from the pig processors. Pig farmer Jonathan Marry is based near the Boyne Valley in Co Meath gives an overview of the problems in the sector & Peter Duggan, Bord Bia is on the line.
It hasn't been a great week for lovers of meat with a report published by the Lancet Medical journal calling for a shift in what & how we eat, particularly when it comes to meat & dairy products. Damien speaks to chef, food writer & orgnaic food producer & teacher at Ballymaloe Cookery School in Cork.
There are now over 400 mens sheds dotted across the land providing men with the opportunity to meet up & chat, find new hobbies & socialise together which has been recognised by government as Min for Rural & Community Devl Michael Ring confirmed over half a million euro in funding. Damien popped down to one such mens shed in Mountmellick in Co. Laois.