CountryWide

CountryWide

Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 17 August 2019

CountryWide

CountryWide

People, events and happenings around the country, presented by John Cooke.

Countrywide podcast

Countrywide podcast

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.

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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.

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Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

Producer: Eileen Heron

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