Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 13 July 2013



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

Peadar the Vet

We've enjoyed this lovely weather for the past week and while most Irish bodies aren't exactly built for this kind of weather but this has also being presenting problems for some farm animals and vets, Marty is joined by Peadar O'Scanaill the vet in studio to discuss this more.

Tidy Towns Judge

The Tidy Towns competition has been running for over 50 years, over the years the priority of what makes a winning town has evolved but one thing hasn't changed, The adjudicator. Diarmuid Mc Intyre got to spend the afternoon with one of the un-named tidy towns adjudicator.

Hay Bales

While most farmers rely on silage for the bulk of their winter feed, many farmers particularly the older farmers like to have a few bales of hay in stock. Many farmers are grabbing the chance to harvest crops as Frances Shanahan has be finding out.

Warm Weather in Farming

Well the weather for the past week has been a scorcher and as we've said this hot spell is great news for farmers who absolutely cannot rest while the sun is out, Marty was joined by Wexford Farmer Michael Doran and live from the fields of Roscommon by Laurence Fallon.

London Calling

Well next Sunday is a red letter day for the people of Castlebar and the people of London as their two football teams take to the grass of McHale Park to contest the Connacht football final. Marty met with former Galway, now London footballer Paul Geraghty in London city.

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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Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

Producer: Ian Wilson


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