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.
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.
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.