Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 28 November 2020



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

FBD Macra na Feirme Young Farmer Of The Year

Damien visits and surprises the winner of this year's FBD Macra na Feirme Young Farmer of the year, Galway based farmer Dara Killeen.

Cocooning - A Lockdown Diary

Journalist and author Paddy Smith has been keeping a cocooning diary during lockdown which has just been published.

Changing to Organic

As part of his series looking at the changing face of farming Countrywide reporter Darragh McCullough visits an organic farm in Co Kildare.

Nigel Owens

International rugby Referee Nigel Owens talks to Damien about his role as judge at this year's National Hereford Calf Show, his own farming life and rugby career on the day that he takes charge of his 100 test match.

The Business OF Christmas

Countrywide reporter Suzanne Campbell visits the Kia Ora Mini Farm in Wexford to get some Christmas cheers, how turkey farmers are dealing with 2020 and Christmas Tree growing in Wicklow.

Countrywide Full

On Countrywide this week, Meeting this year's young farmer of the year, International Rugby referee Nigel Owens on his love of farming, documenting the lockdown and the business of Christmas.

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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