CountryWide

CountryWide

Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 19 January 2019

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Hard Border

Hard Border

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.

Low Prices in Pig Production

Low Prices in Pig Production

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.

Darina Allen - Ballymaloe in Cork

Darina Allen - Ballymaloe in Cork

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.

Mens Sheds Mountmellick

Mens Sheds Mountmellick

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.

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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