PLOUGH THE FIELDS AND SCATTER (A FEW VERSES)08/01/15
The Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin wants your favourite farming poems. Denis Nulty celebrates his second anniversary in the Diocis with a plea to choose your favourite poems for the Ploughing in September.
MY NOT SO LITTLE PONY
Louise Denvir brought here microphone and video camera down to Carlow to meet Gloria Nolan who trains and breeds Connemara Performance ponies at the farm.
MILK MY MAN
Billy Walsh is the Coach for Irish boxings High Performance Unit, the basis of so much Irish sporting success, and he was a milkman.
GREENER THAN THOU
Tom Arnold is Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs, and this week they held a seminar in The RDS on how Ireland can become the envy of the world with smart, sustainable agriculture.
Damien ventured onto familiar turf to find out what Cavan will be tasting like this year. The annual Taste of Cavan runs 7 - 8 August 2015 at Cavan Equestrian Centre.
Sing if you're glad to be in Tipperary
For the members of Tipperary Gospel Choir, it is one of the busiest seasons! Rehearsals are in full swing for performances at a rich range of local festivals, kicking off with the Ardpatrick Festival in County Limerick on Friday 31st July
KIDS TAKE LEAD
Three different ways to encourage farm safety amongst children.
The harvest season is under way and Damien went along with farmer Tom Short to harvest winter barley on his farm in Newtownmountkennedy Co. Wicklow.
MUSSELING IN ON THE SEAFOOD BUSINESS
Frances Shanahan went off to west cork on a seafood hunt- first was Ger Lynch from Beara Seafoods on his mussel business. Then on to Clonakilty for BIM's seafood research centre.
26 years in the saddle
John Moloney has run the Galway Races for 26 years and next week will be his final set. His son Michael is taking over in April.
A county Donegal based company , which produces products like yoghurts and dairy snacks, says it expects to see a significant increase in export sales following the recent Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
SLANE BY FOOD
Suzanne Campbell went out on a bike tour to find out about the Slane Food Circle. Carina Mountcharles runs this electric bike tour of the artisan and other food producers and farmers in the Boyne valley around Slane.
PIGGY RACISM or IS THAT RACING?
Laura Boyle is Senior researcher in Teagasc and she knows more about pigs than most of us do about ....well pigs.
QUAKERS MADE MORE THAN YUPPY FURNITURE
Damien went to Mountmellick and talked to Roy Meredith and others about the Quaker-Laois connection.
These days tractors can weigh over 2 tonnes and travel at 80 kph plus, so we asked Ciaran Moran of Agriland.ie to explain the law and what actually happens
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
There are eight daughters and two sons in the Calvey Family. They all grew up on Achill Island, Co. Mayo - and they all learned to farm at a young age, from one man, their Dad, Martin.
All about selecting the best milkers and beef cattle by following their genetic performance. Adam Woods talked to Darragh on Teagasc's beef research farm in Grange, Co Meath.
Illegal dumping. It’s a problem across Ireland particularly in rural areas which local authorities often struggle to deal with. In the Wicklow uplands, a combination of groups, community and arts projects are successfully tackling illegal fly tipping...
THEY CALL HIM MELLA VELLA
Darragh talked at some length to EU Commissioner Vella (Environment Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) just after he talked at the Our Ocean Wealth Conference.
Today in Ringaskiddy Co. Cork, the harbour will be transformed into a SeaFest - a celebration of Ireland's maritime culture.
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