Sing if you're glad to be in Tipperary07/25/15
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.
THE OPERAS OF OLDCASTLE
This weekend Loughcrew House and Gardens in Oldcourt, Co Meath is host to Opera in the Open Air with the Puccini Scandal. Emily Naper runs the whole estate and Louise Denvir was there to find out how it all works
MORE FIBRE IS GOOD FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Belcarra in Mayo became the first fibre to the home trial town in Ireland. 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.
1865 was the first Clonmel show, and Frances Shanahan headed up the Suir Valley to get the low down from Turtle Bunbury, the historian asked to write the history of and present an exhibition on the show.
Hardly but Devonian Emma Massingale has spent a month on a remote Connemara island communing with and teaching 6 ponies.
Lovely romantic Ireland, no slurry, no carbon production, no septic tanks, and we can double production? All a bit of a fantasy?John Moloney, former head of Glanbia, headed up the committee that produced the report and he joins Darragh to discuss.
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