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CountryWide Saturday 7 September 2013

CountryWide

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

The Forgotten Irish Charity

Donations to The Forgotten Irish charity cycle www.justgiving.com/1039miles or by post with cheque payable to The Ireland Fund for Great Britain at Wigglesworth House, 69 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HH.

Sean Mac Connell RIP

Sean Mac Connell RIP

Sad news reached us during the week about the death of our friend Sean MacConnell. He was a frequent contributor to the show and we found this lovely clip

Craft Beer Fair

Craft Beer Fair

The Irish Craft Beer takes place this weekend in the RDS. Brian Lally net some of the country's young brewers

Annual Tillage Forum

Frances Shanahan went to the Annual Tillage Forum organised by Teagasc

Lobster Tales

Lobster Tales

Suzanne Campbell spent a day on 'Golden Venture' a one hundred foot crab and lobster boat.  The boat was skippered by Ivan O' Toole of Sun Laoghaire.   Ralph Jefal from Ouzo's restaurant  in Blackrock cooked the lobster !

September Sunday's

September Sunday's

A new book called September Sunday's has just been released containing 100 pieces from RTÉ Radio's iconic Sunday Miscellany that passiontely capture All-Ireland final days

Set Dancing and Parkinsons

In Clare the Feakle Health Conference was held recently and the conference examined the benefits of Set Dancing impact on Parkinsons sufferers

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