The South west and Wexford in particular is synonymous with the growing of Strawberries but they grow them too down in Kerry. John O Sullivan and his son Jack met Damien at Dicks Grove Farm, Currow, Co Kerry, to see the Strawberries. The brand they go...
FIBRE UP MY COMMUNITY
There are many areas that are in the so called "intervention footprint", that will not be served by commercial operators, and will be part of a government subsidised scheme. If you are in one of those areas,then Carolan Lennon, md Eircom Wholesale...
John Paul on the beach at Cromane
Based in Cromane Co. Kerry Sasta Foods is owned and run by John-Paul and Kathleen O' Connor.They specialise in home made foods, to their own recipes, including Sausages and Black and White Pudding.
Niall Dillon is a farmer from Kilbeggan in County Westmeath, on Thursday when he went to check on his cattle and sheep at an out farm, he discovered that they had been stolen, all one hundred of them.
AROUND THE FARMGATE
LAST WEEK TO ENTER If you have a story to tell from growing up in rural Ireland in the past half century or so, we would love to hear from you. Countrywide and The Farmers Journal are supporting ‘Around The Farm Gate – A Treasure Trove of Irish...
ANYONE FOR WIMBLEDON
The Wimbledon 2015 championships at begins at the All England Club on Monday next. And while Ireland never seems to feature on court, we certainly are very prominent off court as Robert Mulhern found out on his visit to South London.
EMBRACE THE BULL
Sunday in Abbeyleix Embrace hold their service for families of those bereaved by farm accidents and John Hayes talks to Damien about their work.
SHOW ME HOW IT'S DONE
It's tough these days to run a show and cover the costs. Ballivor in Meath has its own Horse Show, but there's so much more: vintage tractors, dogs and ponies to beat the band. Suzanne Campbell went to meet some of the larger than life characters...
RADIO BAA BAA
Brenda Donohue is live at Mellows Campus in Athenry to tell us about all things at SHEEP 2015.
OUR FRANCES ON CLIMATE CHANGE
We are losing hundreds of thousands of hectares of arable land every year, much due to climate change.Soil Scientists from Europe were here recently to discuss sustainability of soil and the future of agriculture.
EI, EI, O - NO IT'S O I E
The OIE is the World body that controls, monitors and sets standards for outbreaks of animal diseases, including of course BSE. They are almost certain to move Ireland
THIS OXX IS DEFINITELY LOW RISK
The Derby is coming and Damien went to the Curragh to meet top trainer and all round gentleman, John Oxx. While he was there Paul Hensey, Manager of the Curragh Racecourse called in.
Richard Hartnett manages Castleisland Mart in Kerrry, which is a coop.. He explains to Damien how business is going.
KOBE BURGERS SELLING LIKE HOT CAKES
John Collins runs the Scarlet Heifer butcher chain, the Beeftro restaurants and imports luxury foods like the Laduree range and Kobe beef.
TASTE OF DUBLIN
Louise Denvir reports from the Taste of Dublin festival.
Sonia O'Sullivan talks to Damien about the 5k Run in Dunlaoire this evening @sonia5k
SWARM OUTSIDE ( AT LAST)
This is the time of year when honey bees swarm. Do not panic - call a beekeeper and they will remove the swarm.
BSE- just when you thought it was safe.....Vet Peadar O'Scannaill explains what it's about and why we should not panic.
ADDICTED TO SPUDS
An Spud-off Mór (a competition to find the best spud grown in West Kerry) and Práta Pláta Competition (to find the best spud dish) are coming up as part of Féile an Práta in West Kerry.
Damien went to Lanesborough on the Shannon to meet Fisheries Ireland and local anglers to see the Asian Invasion, Asian clams. 25 MILLION OF THEM!
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