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CountryWide

Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 11 July 2020

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Farming in harmony with nature

Farming in harmony with nature

Damien visits Padraic Corcoran's farm in Lecarrow in Co. Roscommon to find out about his efforts to protect biodiversity and nature on his land.

Is Organic Farming the future?

Is Organic Farming the future?

Gillian Westbrook, CEO of the Irish Organic Association discusses how organic farming can offer opportunities for Irish farmersand also benefit Irish citizens.

Economic outlook post Covid-19

Economic outlook post Covid-19

Economist and Chairman of Love Irish Food Jim Power is in studio to discuss how the agri-food sector is going to continue to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit.

The future of the Local Press

The future of the Local Press

Brenda Donohue heads to Waterford to see how important local media is and where it's future lies while Damien speaks to Johnny O'Hanlon, Director of the Regional Newspapers and Printers Association of Ireland, about what is needed to support the industry.

Liam Horan's Championship Man

Liam Horan's Championship Man

Liam Horan brings us his take on the controversy during the week surrounding the word 'culchie'.

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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