Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 23 January 2021



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

Countrywide Full

On This week's countrywide; Damien meets two awarding winning cork farmers, The problem of seed imports post Brexit, Brenda Donohue finds out more about the Islands only human milk bank in Fermanagh , fostering the entrepreneurial spirit and poet Seamus O'Rourke

Grassland Farmer of the Year Awards

Damien is in Ballinascarthy, Co. Cork to meet this year's Grassland Farmer of the Year, Caroline Walsh and fellow Corkonian John Galvin winner in the sustainability category.

Seed Imports

Countrywide reporter Suzanne Campbell speaks to vegetable seed importers and finds out how the industry is coping post Brexit.

The Human Milk Bank

Countrywide reporter Brenda Donohue reports on Ireland's only human milk bank based in Fermanagh and meets some of the banks donors and users.

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

Damien speaks with Julie Sinnamon CEO of Enterprise Ireland about the importance of entrepreneurship and the obstacles and opportunities presented by Covid.

Seamus O'Rourke

Countrywide's unofficial poet in residence Seamus O'Rourke performs his poem "Maybe This Year"

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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Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

Producer: Eileen Heron

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