Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 14 November 2020



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

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On this weeks Countrywide, the importance of the postman, restoring our farm buildings, the growth in organic dairy and a slice of Hollywood in Mayo.

The Postman During The Pandemic

John joins Mayo based postman Conor Waldron on his post route in Kilmeena in the foothills of Croagh Patrick and finds out how there is much more to the rural post route than delivering parcels and letters.

Family Farm Transfers

Gordon Peppard from Teagasc discusses the issues of transferring the family farms and the virtual seminars Teagasc are holding to inform people on this very important issue.

The Growth Of Organic Dairy

Vincent Cleary, CEO of Glenisk discusses the increasing popularity of organic dairy and the opportunities for growth in the organic dairy sector.

Mayo In The Movies

Jamie Doran and Emily's Blunts new movie Wild Mountain Thyme has made the headlines this week for some of the questionable Irish accents heard in the film, John visits the farm in Co Mayo where much of the movie was shot.

Restoring Our Farm Yards

Countrywide reporter Suzanne Campbell joins Galway based farmer Tommy Crehan who is on a mission to restore our farm yards and farm buildings to their original splendour.

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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Text: 51551

Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

Producer: Eileen Heron

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