Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 13 March 2021



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

Countrywide Full

This week on Countrywide, Suzanne Campbell reports on the recent mountain fires in Co Wicklow, Sherkin Islands and the Haiku, Refurbishing old coast guard stations, rejuvenating rural Ireland and Damien meets local food produces Tipperary.

Wicklow Wild Fires

Countrywide reporter Suzanne Campbell reports on the recent wild fires in the Wicklow mountains.

Sherkin Islands and The Haiku

Storyteller Patsy Atkinson tells Damien about a new book of Haiku poetry created during lock down on The Sherkin Islands.

Guarding The Coast

Countrywide reporter Lorna Siggins visits Rossmoney, near Westport in County Mayo where a restoration of an old coast guard station is underway.

Rejuvenating Rural Ireland

Seamus Boland of Irish Rural link and Martina Earley CEO of Roscommon Local Development discuss the opportunities lockdown has created to rejuvenate rural Ireland.

Tipperary Food Producers

Damien is in Co Tipperary to meet local food producers who are meeting the obstacles of Covid.

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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