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Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 20 April 2019

CountryWide

CountryWide

People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Marty Morrissey.

50th Anniversary - Killimer to Tarbet ferry

50th Anniversary - Killimer to Tarbet ferry

This year the Kilimer to Tarbert ferry is celebrating 50 years & earlier this week Marty went on board the Shannon Breeze.

Irelands rearest breed of cattle

Irelands rearest breed of cattle

Last year the Droimean cow officially joined the list of native cattle in Ireland. Hannah Quinn Mulligan of the Farmers Journal brings us this report.

http://www.droimmeancattlesociety.com

Potato transforms farming in Ethiopia

Potato transforms farming in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia Concern Worldwide is encouraging farmers to plant potatoes on their small holdings & Dubliner Eileen Morrow, who works for Concern Worldwide in Ethiopia, brings us this good news story.

Irish Traditional Aran

Irish Traditional Aran

Louise Denvir brings us this report on Irish Aran & speaks to Vawn Corrigan, author of Irish Aran, history, tradition, fashion published by O'Brien Press.

Fr Brian Darcy - Good Friday Agreement

Fr Brian Darcy - Good Friday Agreement

Fr Brian Darcy on the death of young journalist Lyra McKee during rioting in Derry Thursday night, 21 years on from The Good Friday Agreement 1998.

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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