CountryWide Saturday 18 July 2020
People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Damien O'Reilly.
Damien speaks to John Downing of the Irish Independent after EU Leaders gathered in Brussels last night for a crucial summit that covered a number of issues.
Damien visits Elizabeth Orminston's farm on the Cavan, Meath border to find out what it's like to operate a farm as a widow and she details the story of an accident that nearly took her life.
We hear the latest from Catherine Quinn and her granddaughter Hannah Quinn Mulligan as Horse Dentist David Sullivan visits their farm to check-up on Catherine's driving mare Kitty.
Suzanne Campbell visits Killyconny Bog in Cavan to find out more about turf cutting and how more and more people are supporting it.
Sinn Féin's new Agriculture Spokesperson Matt Carthy TD is live in studio to discuss his new brief.
Writer John Connell details his time at the bog and the importance of it to so many of us.
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