CountryWide Saturday 17 April 2021
On this week's Countrywide, Minister Charlie McConnell on the new Agri-food strategy 2030 Report, Searching for the legendary Curlew in Kerry, Westmeath Footballer and farmer John Heaslin on a busy time on the farm and football field and celebrating this years Irish Food Writers' Guild Food Awards winners.
Bird Watching: The Curlew
Countrywide reporter Hannagh Quinn Mulligan is on the hunt for one the country's most elusive birds, the Curlew in Co Kerry ahead of world Curlew day on the 21st of April. Numbers of Curlew have dropped dramatically over the last number of years with new conversation efforts underway across the country to protect the rare species.
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.