Saturday, 8.10am

CountryWide Saturday 20 March 2021



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

Countrywide Full

On this week's countrywide, Trainer Paul Hennessy on a bumper week for the Irish at Cheltenham, Organic growing in a Galway school, the legalities of rights of ways on farms and making the move to organic farming.

The Irish at Cheltenham

Champion trainer Paul Hennessy reflects on a record breaking week for the Irish at Cheltenham.

Rights of Way on Farms

Specialist in agricultural law solicitor Aisling Meehan discusses the legal issues of rights of way on farm and agricultural land.

Growing Your Own

Countrywide reporter Lorna Siggins visits two Galway schools who are embracing organic growing from the classroom as part of the Get Ireland Growing initiative.

Organic Framing Transition

Darragh McCullough and Grace Maher, talk to Damien about changing to organic farming. Interested in the Organic Farming Scheme?The Organic Trust is organising free information webinars on Thursday 1 and 8 April, 2021. Text Organic to 51777 for information or see

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.

Music Played on the Show

Spring Song

Spring Song

Jade Woodhouse /Paul Sandrone




Contact the Show

Text: 51551

Presenter: Damien O'Reilly

Producer: Eileen Heron

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