CountryWide

CountryWide

Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 16 January 2021

CountryWide

CountryWide

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

Countrywide Full

On this week's Countrywide; New rural burial rituals, Brexit and the horse industry, Going batty for bats, Agg Science Exams and the end of the briquette.

Brexit and Horses

Countrywide reporter Suzanne Campbell reports on the issue of horse trading post Brexit.

Burials During Covid

Damien finds out about some new rural burial practices which have become the norm during the pandemic.

Agg Science Exams

Damien speaks with Agg Science teacher and teacher representative Johnny Gleeson about the difficulties of trying to teach a new Agg Science curriculum during lockdown.

Bat Crazy

Countrywide reporter Brenda Donohue visits Ireland's only bat hospital.

The End Of The Briquette

RTE's midlands's correspondent Ciaran Mullooly reports on the end of peat briquette production in the midlands, a staple of Irish homes for generations.

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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