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CountryWide Saturday 18 May 2019

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Hegarty Cheese - Templegall

Hegarty Cheese - Templegall

Damien visited a dairy farm in Whitechurch in Cork & met with owner Dan Hegarty & Jean Baptiste Enjeven to talk about the newest addition to the Hagarty cheese range. It is called Templegall, a Swiss style cheese, made from raw milk & matured for at least 9 months. It also won the Irish Food Writers Guild Food Award in March.

Fishing in Greystones

Fishing in Greystones

The town of Greystones Co Wicklow has seen a protest this week where fisherman landed the first catch in ten years. They have not used the harbour since its redevelopment began, a project creating 200 birth marina, 358 houses & luxury apartments. Suzanne Campbell joins Damien in studio.

Fingal Community Arehaeology

Fingal Community Arehaeology

Community Archaeology is happening a different sites around the country including North County Dublin where Fingal's archaeologist Christine Baker oversees matters at Drumanagh Fort. Brian Lally reports.

Ireland & New Zealand - Climate Change

Ireland & New Zealand - Climate Change

With 9 milliond dairy cows & 28 million sheep, agriculture contributes to half of New Zealand's carbon footprint. Like Irish farming, New Zealand farming has found itself centre stage in the climate change debate. The Kiwi government plan to plant over 1 billion trees over 10 years to tackle emissions. In studio with Damien is Brian Rushe, north Kildare dairy farmer & farmer Mandi McLeod is on the line from New Zealand to discuss challenges facing farmers there & how they might inform the debate here.

Balmoral Show

Balmoral Show

Today is the last day of the Balmoral Show, one of the biggest events in the Northern Ireland Agricultural calendar & Louise Denvir went to meet some of the show's visitors & farmers.

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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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