CountryWide

CountryWide

Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 12 January 2019

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Domestic Dumping

Domestic Dumping

Damien visited a farm just outside Rosslare, Co. Wexford where piles & piles of domestic rubbish as been dumped callously on an isolated part of Michael Doran's farm.

Beidh Aonach Amarach TG4

Beidh Aonach Amarach TG4

A new series of TG4, Beidh Aonach Amarach, goes behind the scenes to demonstrate all the goes into preparing for the agricultural show, with organisers & participants with a passion for entering animals or participating in the show. On the line to Damien is Bernadette Morris, Producer Director of the programme.

Brexit - Tara McCarthy

Brexit - Tara McCarthy

As countdown continues to Brexit on March 29th the divide between leave & remain supporters widens. Damien speaks to Tara McCarthy, CEO of Bord Bia on the issue of tariffs or import taxes which would be slapped on imports to the UK & the enormous impact on food trade in particular.

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Fit Farmers - Laura Tully

Fit Farmers - Laura Tully

Figures from the Irish Heart Foundation show a large percentage of farmers suffer from high blood pressure & cholestoral leading to a high risk of heart disease. Joining Damien is Laura Tully, a nurse based in Athlone IT who has pioneered an initiative in her home parish of Moore, South Roscommon & farmer Peter Tully in our Athlone studio.

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Louise Denvir with a snapshot of just some of the projects displayed at this week's BTYSE in Dublin yesterday.

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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