Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 10 October 2020



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

Snail Farming In Carlow

Damien takes a slower than usual walk with Carlow based snail farmer Eva Milka and finds out more about this niche field of farming. Eva's farm is the first snail farm in Ireland and the country's only R&D centre for the production of free-range Irish escargot.

Drama During Covid

Countrywide reporter Brenda O'Donoghue talks to Regina and Jimmy from the world of amateur dramatics about the impact of Covid on drama during a time when plays would usually be filling halls the length and breadth of the country amidst the All Ireland Amateur Drama judging season.

Economist Jim Power

Ahead of the upcoming budget Damien discusses the impact of Covid on the economy with economist Jim Power now that we are beginning to see figures emerge from the department of finance.

A Walk In The Woods

Countrywide reporter Ella McSweeney takes a walk in the woods with Author Richard Nairn who has just released his new book Wild Woods The Magic of Irelands Native Woodlands.

Climate Action Bill

Damien discuses the climate action bill announced this week by government with Sadhbh O'Neil policy advisor to the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition and Thomas Duffy President of Macra na Feirme.

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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.



Contact the Show

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Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

Producer: Eileen Heron

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