Last Build Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 09:36:17 +0000Copyright: RTÉ 2008
Tue, 9 Jun 2009 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly visits Cornafean in County Cavan to meet and chat with three local retired farmers Sean Masterson, Peader McSeain and Eamon Maguire
Mon, 18 May 2009 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly is at the Balmoral Show and Frances Shanahan is at the horse trials in Badminton.
Thu, 7 May 2009 00:00:00 +0000Farmweek visits Ballyhass Lakes near Kanturk in Co Cork.
Fri, 17 Apr 2009 00:00:00 +0000Ella McSweeney explores the potential of forestry investment, Donna O’Sullivan talks to milk producers in Waterford & Damien O’Reilly meets Bill Kelly of Kelly’s Hotel in Wexford.
Fri, 27 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly talks to Michael Berkery, the outgoing General Secretary of the IFA who retired from his position this week.
Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly visits the Cooley Distillery in County Louth and we also hear about the problems facing sheep farmers and drystock farmers.
Fri, 6 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly meets horse trainer Oliver Bradyat his yard in Monaghan as he prepares his horse Ebydian for next weeks Cheltenham festival.
Fri, 6 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0000Farmweek 7th March 2009
Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000The new GAA Social Initiative, a tribute to the late Joe Bruton, the crises in the Dairy sector and potholed roads in Limerick.
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000Retired District Nurse, Teresa Murphy from Glenbay County kerry talks to Damien O Reilly.
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000Mary McEvoy talks to Damien O Reilly about acting and farming on her home farm in Delvin
Sat, 3 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly talks to County Kilkenny farming brothers John and Jimmy Staunton
Fri, 7 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly visits Elphin mart and a farm with a difference in Co Sligo.
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0000Farmweek 19th September 2008
Fri, 12 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0000Farmweek Podcast September 13th 2008
Fri, 5 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0000Farmweek Podcast 5th September 2008
Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +0000Donna O’Sullivan hears of poor progress in this year' harvesting, genetically modified crops and foods and Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe journeys back to his roots in rural North Cork.
Mon, 14 Jul 2008 00:00:00 +0000Frances Shanahan visits the Royal Show in Stonleigh in England. She talks to Dr Antony Wilson of the Institute for Animal Health about the current bluetongue situation. And she meets an English dairy farmers who has changed from milking Friesian cows to milking buffalo. She also meets scientist and social historian Michael Conry who tells her about an alternative fuel widely used in Ireland in the past - Culm balls. Finally Macra president, Catherine Buckley encourages the public to take part in “Know your neighbour “ weekend.
Mon, 7 Jul 2008 00:00:00 +0000Frances Shanahan visits the Irish Equine Centre in County Kildare to find out about DNA testing of horses. She talks to Michael Gaynor, a lettuce grower based in County Kilkenny. And she meets hat maker Suzie Mahony, who works from a studio in the heart of County Galway.
Fri, 27 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000The Recession. And will the Irish agriculture sector be made to pay for the No vote?
Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien chats with farmers in Ballinrobe mart and Dr Martin McAleese.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000Food Economist Ciaran Fitzgerald talks about the threat of a bad WTO deal for Irish farming
Thu, 5 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O'Reilly's guest this week is author Alice Taylor
Tue, 3 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly reports from Bloom and the Taoiseach Brian Cowen talks about the Lisbon Treaty and why farmers should not mix it up with the WTO talks.
Tue, 20 May 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly talks to Cork farmer John Arnold from Bartelmy.
Fri, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien visits Bawnboy, Co Cavan, the home of new Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith.
Fri, 9 May 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly talks to Her Excellency President Mary McAleese
Fri, 2 May 2008 00:00:00 +0000Presented by Damien O'Reilly
Fri, 2 May 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly reports from Kentucky, the bluegrass state.
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damian O'Reilly in an interview with Ms. Mary Coughlan T.D., Minister for Agriculture and Food
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly talks to the Minister for Agriculture and food Mary Coughlan about politics and farming matters.
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien meets Eddie Moroney, infamous for his biased and curse laiden commentary of the 1993 Tipperary Under 21 football final. Plus a novel fundraising campaign
Thu, 3 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly is joined by Eugene McGee, Sean MacConnell and Paidi O Se to discuss the issue of rural isolation and the effect it is having on older people living alone.
Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:00:00 +0000The tragic farm accident sustained by a young Roscommon man Kevin McGarry in New Zealand. And should the subsidies paid to farmers be published?
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien chats to farming brothers John and Jimmy Staunton on their Kilkenny farm.
Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000EU protests, illegal dumping and An Foras Taluntas is 50.
Fri, 22 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly meets Dr Pearse Lyons, President of Alltech one of the worlds top animal nutrition companies. And what is being done in Cavan to tackle rural isolation.
Fri, 15 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly travels to Kerry to discuss the growing problem of rural isolation.
Fri, 8 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000Is organic food safer and more nutritional than conventional food? In studio, advocates for and against the organic movement.
Fri, 1 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000An afternoon on the farm of Katherine and Tim O Leary, Blarney County Cork.
Thu, 24 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +0000EU Commissioner for Agriculture Marian Fischer Boel. And who do farmers want in the White House.
Thu, 6 Dec 2007 00:00:00 +0000Pierce O Reilly on the trauma involved in losing farms and land after a marital breakup.
Thu, 6 Dec 2007 00:00:00 +0000A special panel discuss the big farming stories of the year in 2007.
Thu, 6 Dec 2007 00:00:00 +0000Farmweek & Christmas come to the Macra na Feirme hall in Mountmellick.
Thu, 6 Dec 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly replays some of his favourite interviews from farmweek throughout 2007
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly is joined in studio by IFA President Padraig Walshe.
Fri, 23 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly goes to italy to have a look at the weanling export trade.
Tue, 20 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000In studio is Professor Patrick Wall, Associate Professor of public health in UCD
Mon, 12 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000we visit the home of Cashel Blue Cheese. We look at the most expensive milking machine in Ireland and Mairead McGuinness MEP gives her reaction to the EU report on Brazilian beef.
Mon, 5 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000Irish Farmers Journal Editor Matt Dempsey joins Damien O Reilly in studio.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000Pumpkin growing, Trevor Sergeant and a new book on farming in the 1900's.
Mon, 22 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000John Bruton in studio and Michael Dillon remembered.
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000The new Kilkenny multi million euro mart. And cruelty to horses.
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000Preview of the Ploughing Championships and problems in the pig sector
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000From the National Ploughing Championships.
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000The World Dairy Summit and the Ballinasloe Horese Fair
Fri, 27 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000Ella hears from a Roscommon farmer about his wildlife-friendly methods, and she meets Wexford hurler Tim Flood and his 11 sheepdogs
Fri, 20 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000Ella travels to Tipperary to find out what farmers do when they want to take summer holidays
Fri, 13 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000What happened to Irish wool? Ella McSweeney finds out why sheep's wool is now a liability to the farmer, instead of a resource
Fri, 6 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000Ella's in the Sheep's Head Peninsula in Cork, Pierce reports from Athlone and we have a tribute to the late Joe Rea
Fri, 29 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000Badgers and TB in cattle. Paddy Smith on 30 years reporting on farming. The sheep farm of Gabriel Gilmartin in County Sligo
Thu, 14 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000On farmweek this week, we discuss the issue of Brazilian beef imports into the EU.
Fri, 8 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000Changing trends in eating; a new way of identifying sheep; and a tribute to the late Dermot O Brien, musician and footballer.
Tue, 5 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly reports from Bloom, Irelands biggest ever garden show. And Ella McSweeney visits a farm in County Meath.
Fri, 18 May 2007 00:00:00 +0000Election promises. Also is farming is as important to politicians as it once was.
Fri, 4 May 2007 00:00:00 +0000RTE Radio's weekly feature programme specialising in agriculture
Fri, 27 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damian meets Co. Monaghan racehorse trainer, Oliver Brady.
Fri, 20 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damian O'Reilly asks the question whether or not Irish farmers should continue to be subsidised by the EU. Joining him are Emer O'Kelly of the Sunday Independent, farmer PJ Nolan and editor of the Farming Independent, Maeve Dineen
Fri, 13 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +0000Baby emus in Limerick. Forest fires in Ireland. And should more CAP money be channelled towards the broader rural community.
Wed, 4 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +0000Ulster Farmers' Union President, Kenneth Sharkey, talks about the importance of devolution in the North for farmers there. Donna O'Sullivan visits the Auld Sod Export Company in County Tipperary And Damien O'Reilly chats to Brian McGinnitty the recently-crowned Teagasc Student Of The Year.
Sat, 31 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O'Reilly's take on things agricultural
Fri, 23 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000On Farmweek this week, businessman Ben Dunne gives his opinions on Irish farming and the row between farmers and supermarkets over price. And IFA members give their views on what government would be best for Irish farming after the general election.
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000Beef prices…the biofuel revolution…and healthy eating in secondary schools
Fri, 9 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000The Cheltenham Festival as seen from Egan's Pub in Mount Temple, Co. Westmeath
Sat, 3 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000On Farmweek this week: Irish vegetable growers are going out of business because of rising costs. We visit a dairy fam with a difference in County Wicklow and Jimmy Quinn of the Irish Road Haulage Association on why food miles may not be such a bad thing.
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien spends a morning with Jimmy lambe from Shercock in County Cavan. Jimmy is a dead animal collector.
Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly visits the mart in Ballymote, County Sligo.
Fri, 9 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly reports from the national farm machinery show at Punchestown.
Mon, 5 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000Kilkenny farmer Dan Brennan who has terrible animal health problems on his farm takes his case to Europe
Mon, 29 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +0000Food Miles - the journey of the future? Duncan Stewart explains.
Fri, 19 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +0000On Farmweek this week, the recent flooding in Mayo.
Mon, 15 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly visits the farm of Padriag Walshe President of the IFA
Mon, 8 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +0000Forecasts of a good year for dairy farmers
Sat, 30 Dec 2006 00:00:00 +0000Damien O'Reilly replays his favourite interviews from the past 12 months.
Fri, 22 Dec 2006 00:00:00 +0000Padraig O Neachtain hosts a festive Farmweek - looking at food hampers, cowboys and turkeys!
Fri, 15 Dec 2006 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly visits Ballybryan Turkeys, in Rhode County Offaly.
Sat, 9 Dec 2006 00:00:00 +0000The IFA complain about unannounced cross compliance inspections being carried out on farms.
Fri, 1 Dec 2006 00:00:00 +0000The potential crises facing hurley makers due to imports of cheaper ash from Eastern Europe.
Fri, 24 Nov 2006 00:00:00 +0000On farmweek this week, we visit the farm of ICMSA president Jackie Cahill in Thurles.
Mon, 20 Nov 2006 00:00:00 +0000Damien O Reilly reports from the Teagasc national dairy confrerence in Limerick.
Fri, 10 Nov 2006 00:00:00 +0000A look at the big issues relating to farming and food
Mon, 6 Nov 2006 00:00:00 +0000A look at the big issues relating to farming and food
Thu, 2 Nov 2006 00:00:00 +0000A look at the big issues relating to farming and food
Wed, 25 Oct 2006 00:00:00 +0000A look at the big issues relating to farming and food