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CountryWide Saturday 20 June 2020
People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Damien O'Reilly.
Damien visits Olly Whyte's farm in North County Dublin to find out more about being an Irish tillage farmer and he also speaks to Andy Doyle of the Irish Farmers Journal about the difficulties they face and the frustrations they have.
Brenda Donohue reports from Kildare Town Community School; who held their 6th year Graduation in drive-in form in a car park this week.
Padraig Ryan, Director of Business Consulting at Grant Thornton, speaks to Damien about how the food sector has been affected by Covid-19 and what the future may hold.
Hannah Quinn Mulligan heads to the Cliffs of Moher to see what the impact of the coronavirus has been on Agri-Tourism in rural Co. Clare.
Charlie McConalogue, TD for Donegal and Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and The Marine, joins the programme to discuss the Programme for Government that will be voted upon next week.
Seamus O'Rourke performs 'The Drawer' with music from John Devine ahead of Father's Day this weekend.
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.
Presenter: Damien O'Reilly
Producer: Eileen Heron