Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 31 October 2020



People, events and happenings around the country, presented by John Cooke.

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Sheep Farming In Mayo

John visits the Flanagan farm in Co Mayo, producers of handmade natural sheep's milk yogurt and cheese, home of the Velvet Cloud brand.

On-Line Marts

Ray Doyle of The Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society (ICOS) discusses the issues around on-line marts where they has been criticism of the on-line system from some sectors of the farming community.

BEEB-S Scheme Cattle Testing

Countrywide reporter Hannah Quinn Mulligan reports from a cow weighing and testing from her own farmyard in Limerick as part of the BEEB-S scheme.

The Power of Walking

Journalist and broadcaster Manchan Magann, Professor Shane O Mara, Professor of Experimental Brain Research at Trinity College and Author and RTE news reporter Natasha Murtagh discuss the importance and positive effects of walking.

Halloween Traditions

John meets Clare based historian and walker Joe Queally and his grandchildren to find out more about the jack o'lantern and other Halloween traditions.

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

Text: 51551

Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

Producer: Eileen Heron

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