World Missions Cookery09/06/14
Mary O' Rourke talks about a nationwide cookery challenge that has been launched by 'World Mission Ireland' to highlight the campaign to provide one million dinners to children in the developing world. Can you devise a menu to feed a family of 6 for...
It's been a busy week for protesting farmers. Frances Shanahan joined some of the protestors, meets farmers and we hear from Eddie Downey president of the IFA also.
Louise heads to Clare to the Sliabh Aughty Mountains where the country's only Furnace Festival takes place later this month.
Suzanne Campbell visits Inch House home of the homemade Inch House Black Pudding www.inchhouse.ie
Martin Breen of Monageer got hens three years ago. It decided to turn it into a business ! His sister Margaret follows Martin on a typical evening.
Robot Sheep Dogs ?
Scientists have come up with the simple formula they think dogs learn to use herding sheep. Could Robot Dogs be on the way? Maura Ryan, Secretary Irish Sheep Dog Trials give her opinion to Damien
Louise Denvir visits Garnish Island in Glengariff Harbour, West Cork whose microclimate means it has some unusual plants for Ireland. She took the Ferry to the island last week and met Finbarr the islands horticultural supervisor. www.garnishisland.com
Food and Farming reporter Suzanne Campbell went to visit Mark Jenkinson, one of the new breed of cider makers who is making craft cider from his small holding in Slane, Co. Meath www.cockagee.ie
Damien meets Mary Bergin, one of the Worlds best whistle players. westcorkmusic.ie
Damien talks to Meath farmer Mick Kelly, and Ciaran FitzGerald of Meat Industry Ireland and Michael Dowling who has put together a report on the Beef Industry for Minister Simon Coveney.
Declan talks to Damien about the Drumlish Festival which takes place this weekend
Do's and Don'ts of Milking Cows
Jim Dockery of the Farm Relief Service helps Damien to milk a cow on Donal Counihans farm in Faha Co. Kerry.
An undercover investigation carried out by IFA has revealed that half of the 120 products sampled in 11 butcher shops were non Irish. Pat O' Flaherty, Chairman of Irish Pigs Committee talks to Damien and Dermot Mc intyre reports from Fermoy from O...
Ag Science and Further Studies
Louise Denvir went to Carlow to meet some of the Postgraduate research students in Teagasc's Oak park
Cyril Dowling and his son John get ready for the Baileys Champion Competition which is the showpiece at the Virginia Show next week
Dermot Hogan was working on the roof of his shed, when he fell to his death in a farm accident. Dermot's brother Eugene joins Damien from Limerick.
How do you protect your property, when it lies idle? Frances Shanahan met Damien Woods of Camelot who have come up with an interesting solution to guarding vacant premises.
Tinahely Show - Pony Club Games
It's Dublin Horse Show week and Suzanne Campbell has been to the Tinahely Show, where the Pony Club Games were taking place.
Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio
There are a lot of collectors out there, but Mayo man Pat Herbert's collection is closer to a broadcaster's heart than most - as he has over seven hundred radios! Pat's collection is housed in the Hurdy Gurdy Museum in Howth, which Louise Denvir...
Foraging can be great fun, but you'll need to know the your poisonous berries from your blackberries! Mary White joins Marty in studio with some delicious foraged treats!
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