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!
Turlough Hill Power Station in Wicklow took six years to build and tourists used to visit it regularly - but sadly, that practice was suspended, until now. Sinéad Egan took a trip to the station.
There's more to Galway than the Races! Dave O'Connell, the Editor of The Connacht Tribune joins Marty on the line to chat about how there has been a 10% increase in tourism in the county.
Dublin Bay Prawns
Did you know one of our most valuable seafood exports is the Dublin Bay Prawn? Suzanne Campbell went to Clogherhead in Louth to find out more.
Damiel heads for Ballymaloe for the Annual Long Table Dinner http://www.ballymaloe.ie/
Frances Shanahan hears how farmers are being helped to encourage wildlife- especially bees - onto their lands … and visits an organic garden centre for some hints http://www.irishbeekeeping.ie/ http://www.greenearthorganics.ie/
Louise Denvir hears what its like to grow up in a famous and historic house – Lisadell Co Slogo . With connections to Yeats and other historic figures ? its recently reopened after a long running legal dispute. http://www.lissadellhouse.com/
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