PJ Cunningham reads a story called 'The Last Day of the Ploughman' from his new book: The Long Acre
THERE’S WHISKEY IN THE JAR
The renaissance of Irish Whiskey is well under way . This week Tullamore Dew re-opened their distillery after many years of blending whiskeys produced elsewhere and Peter Mulryan joins us to talk about the Whiskey Industry.
Damien met Taoiseach Enda Kennedy and Minister Simon Coveney at the launch of two new Dairygold facilities in Mallow and Michelstown.
The World’s Banking on Our Green Credentials
Juergen Voegele, was appointed Senior Director of the World Bank's Agriculture Global Practice on July 1, 2014. Damien talked to him during a recent visit to Dublin.
You can keep your Massey Fergusons and your Fendts, cos I’ve got a...
Suzanne Campbell went to see horse ploughing in Collon, Co Louth this week on the King family farm with Gerry, David and Gerard at the reins.
Damien checks the mood of the Scots and what effect it might have on Irish Agriculture
Lord Edwards Own Re-enactment Group
Louise meets the Monasterevin men who's hobbies include armoury, Black and Tan uniforms and battle re-enactments !
Suzanne went foraging for Ceps, Truffles and chanterelles with Maria Cullen
Sheep Dog Trials in Roscommon
The Trials of a sheepdog and the trials of hill sheep farming- Frances Shanahan rounds it all up for us
Phil Hogan nomination
Commissioner Hogan gets his shopping list from the agri food sector and from rural Ireland
World Missions Cookery
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.
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