Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 17 October 2020



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

Biodiversity and Tillage Farming

Damien visits a tillage farm in Co Louth in what is a very busy time on tillage farms across the country and finds out how biodiversity is playing an increasingly important role in tillage.

A Day At The Mart

Countrywide reporter Suzanne Campbell visits Carnaross Mart in Co. Meath to assess the mood amongst the buyers and sellers and the ongoing challenges faced by marts during Covid.

Farming Statistics With The CSO

Cathal Doherty of the CSO talks to Damien about the farming census and the importance of returning forms to the CSO to get the best and most accurate farming data.

Covid Rubbish

Countrywide's Lorna Siggins reports from Galway where a group of litter pickers the "Claddagh Beach Clean-Up Volunteer" have seen an increase in littering from Covid masks and other discarded PPE.

Laura Burke Director General of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Laura Burke of the EPA joins Damien to discuss a range of environmental issues and what the environmental trends are telling us.

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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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