CountryWide Saturday 17 August 2019
Countrywide kicks off Heritage week John visits Portumna Workhouse, Co. Galway. We have in studio custodians of Ireland's intangible cultural heritage, Sinead UíGuibhne, of the Boyne Currach Project & Ken Curran, a dry stone wall builder. Tornadoes in Minnesota, night kayaking in Castlehaven Bay & John speaks to two legends of Hurling, John Power from Kilkenny & Bobby Ryan, Tipperary. Plus Adam Woods from the Irish Farmer's Journal on the ongoing dispute between cattle farmers & the beef factories.
Mentioned in programme, Seamus Murphy, stone carver from Cork Book Stone Mad
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.