CountryWide Saturday 1 May 2021
On this week's countrywide, The importance of hedgerows, The folklore behind May Day, Hidden treasures in charity shops, Reopening the open farm and Seamus O'Rourkes bank holiday advice.
May Day Folklore
Folklorist Shane Lenihan tells Damien about some of folklore behind May Day on May Day 2021 including washing faces in the morning dew, butter selling, flower harvesting and why we should look out for hares on May Day.
Re-opening The Open Farm
Brenda Donohue is on Leahy's Open Farm in Dungourney, Midleton in Co. Cork to see first hand the joy open farms can bring, how the family business is being handed on to the next generation and the opportunities in agri tourism.
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.