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CountryWide Saturday 29 August 2020

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CountryWide

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

A tough year for tillage farmers

A tough year for tillage farmers

Damien heads to Monageer near Enniscorthy in Co. Wexford to visit John Murphy's tillage farm to see how he's getting on with this year's harvest and how Covid-19 has generally impacted farmers.

An Irish farmer helps vulnerable in Yemen

An Irish farmer helps vulnerable in Yemen

Mike McGann, a dairy farmer from Longford, joins Damien to discuss how he's trying to help people in Yemen as they continue to try and deal with a devastating famine as well as the coronavirus pandemic.

Salmon fishing

Salmon fishing

Lorna Siggins heads to the Moy River in north Mayo to find out more about how 2020 has been a year like no other in terms of salmon fishing.

Flowers and Bees

Flowers and Bees

Darragh McCullough reports from Mags Riordan's bumble bee flower farmer in west Cork.

Covid-19 and mental health of the youth

Covid-19 and mental health of the youth

Damien chats to Cian Aherne, Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Manager with Jigsaw Limerick and Mike Mansfield, Communications & Fundraising Manager at Jigsaw Ireland to see how young people's mental health has been affected by Covid-19 as they return to education.

Colm O'Regan's take on the harvest

Colm O'Regan's take on the harvest

Colm O'Regan gives us his take on the trials and tribulations of harvesting at the allotment.

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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