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Damien O'Reilly and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages across the country.

Damien O'Reilly and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages across the country.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Damien O'Reilly and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages across the country.

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 01 208 3111


Episodes

Irish Stallion Trail

1/13/2018
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The Irish Stallion Trail is happening at around 30 stud farms countrywide & Dave Keena brings us this report.

Duration: 00:04:30


Deserted Village

1/13/2018
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John attended a very poignant event in the Burren recently as local Lifeboat & Coastguard Volunteers led a small group to an area known as Lough an Uisce near Fanore along the North Clare coast. Local historian Joe Queally was his guide.

Duration: 00:07:22


BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhib

1/13/2018
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Countrywide reporter Brian Lally went to see some of the more agri inclined projects in the BT YSTE in the RDS Dublin.

Duration: 00:04:45


Fodder Crisis, CAP Budget and Brexit

1/13/2018
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It looks like 2018 is set to be an eventful & challenging year for farmers. Joining John in studio this morning to discuss some of the pressing issues facing Irish Food & Agricultural sectors are Justin McCarthy, Editor of the Irish Farmers Journal & George Lee, RTE Agriculture & Environment Correspondent.

Duration: 00:24:03


Nollaig na mBan Panel

1/6/2018
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To celebrate Nollaig na mBan we have an all-female panel to celebrate the day that's in it. Fiona Steed, former Irish Rugby women's captain Jenny Huston, former DJ with RTÉ and jewelry designer with edgeonly.com Paula Hynes, Dairy farmer Suzanne Campbell, RTÉ Reporter Sheena Dignam, Food blogger

Duration: 00:43:28


Kylemore Abbey - Christmas special

12/23/2017
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This Christmas weekend Countrywide is broadcast from Kylemore Abbey, a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, in Connemara, Co. Galway along with special guests & music from soprano Annabella Lydon.

Duration: 00:42:06


Singer Tommy Fleming

12/16/2017
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During the week our old friend Tommy Fleming dropped in to sing a Christmas song for us & have a chat.

Duration: 00:05:07


Kilmallock Co Limerick

12/16/2017
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Cottage markets have come into being all around Ireland. Kilmallock started their Cottage Market in July which has now grown to 28 stalls. Last Saturday Daniel Clancy had a look around the Christmas edition of the Market in the company of founder Mary McDonnell.

Duration: 00:06:39


Book of Memories - From Candy Store to the Galtymore

12/16/2017
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The Magic of that First Dance by Limerick woman Pauline Brew is published in the book From the Candy Store toto the book full of memories.

Duration: 00:05:50


Adam Henson

12/16/2017
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Countryfile is one of the most watched programmes on British TV & one of the most popular featues on the programme is the regular focus on Adams Farm. Adam Henson is a farmer with a huge mix of rare breeds of animal & he farms in the Cotswolds. He joins Damien from BBC studio in Bristol.

Duration: 00:11:30


St Joseph's Shankill

12/16/2017
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St Joseph's is Ireland's First Dementia Village & the only care home in Ireland that solely cares for people living with dementia. One of the most populare activities is The Sweet memories Choir made up of residents of the centre along with family and friends. Brenda Donohue visited St Joseph's to find out more about this unique choral group.

Duration: 00:07:10


ICSA President

12/16/2017
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Wexford farmer Patrick Kent was re-elected as the President of the Irish Cattle & Sheep Association winning a third term in office this week. Patrick is on the line to Damien to talk about the fodder crisis, Brexit, climate change & more.

Duration: 00:04:57


Vegetable Man - Johnny Curley

12/9/2017
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Vegetable seller, Johnny Curley started selling from the back of his van, 45 years ago. That first week he sold one & half tons these days Curley Quality Foods distributes 400 tons a week of fruit, veg, spices across Ireland & into Europe.

Duration: 00:06:38


The Butcher Shop - Suzanne Campbell

12/9/2017
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Irish butchers are taking away the top food prizes in the UK & Ireland. Recently in London Hugh Maguire from Ashbourne was given the Supreme Champion Award for his smoked black pudding. Suzanne Campbell joins Marty in studio.

Duration: 00:10:59


Colm O'Donnell - INHFA

12/9/2017
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The Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Assoociation is the newest of the farming representative bodies, having been founded in 2015. The members felt that their particular area was not being well represented by the established farm bodies. Joining Marty from our Sligo studio is Colm O'Donnell, President of the INHFA.

Duration: 00:09:17


Cliona Hagan

12/9/2017
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A string of national awards and hit singles have firmly established her as the most exciting rising star on the thriving Irish country music circuit but it’s hard not to feel the best is yet to come from the Balinderry native. Cliona Hagan joins Marty in studio this morning for a chat & performance.

Duration: 00:12:06


Jim Gavin - Dublin Manager

12/2/2017
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Jim Gavin, Irish Gaelic football manager & former player, has been the manager of the Dublin senior team since 2012, where he has since become one of the county's most successful managers in terms of major titles won. Jim joins Damien in studio this morning.

Duration: 00:22:00


Greenhouse Gas Emissions

12/2/2017
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This week the environmental Protection Agency pubished a report showing that Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions increased by 3.5% ub 2016 with emissions from transport, energy & agriculture all increasing in that time. Joining Damien in studio is Cara Augustenberg of the European Friends of the Earth & in Galway Joe Healy, President of the IFA.

Duration: 00:13:58


Crowes Turkey Farm

12/2/2017
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With just a little over three weeks to Christmas, Damien visited the famr of John Paul Crowe in Dundrum County Tipperary & his flock of turkeys.

Duration: 00:05:12


Reform of Common Agricultural Policy

11/25/2017
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Commissioner Phil Hogan attended the Dairy Day at Punchestown on Thursday & Damien caught up with him to talk about a number of issues including what his proposals for CAP will be.

Duration: 00:07:01

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