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CountryWide Saturday 22 August 2020
People, events and happenings around the country, presented by Marty Morrissey.
Marty heads to Joe Garry's farm in Cooraclare in west Clare, where a brand new running track has been built, to find out about the facility and to see who's using it.
Sara Feeney speaks to Lorna Siggins about her and her cousin being rescued after spending 15 hours at sea when they went paddle boarding at Furbo beach in Galway last week.
Sara Fenney speaks in depth to Lorna Siggins about her and her cousin being rescued after spending 15 hours at sea when they went paddle boarding at Furbo beach in Galway last week.
Dr. Madeleine Ni Dhalaigh, a GP in Castlerea in Co. Roscommon joins the programme to discuss how Covid-19 has affected people attending marts around the country and what they should do to protect themselves and others in attendance.
Suzanne Campbell reports from Kylemore Abbey in Co. Galway where a herd of Connemara Ponies are attracting attention.
Musicians Cliona Hagan and Shauna McStravock are live in studio to chat about how the coronavirus pandemic has massively affected the country music scene and to perform a song.
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