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Out the Gap

Dec 2, 2020

Join me as I chat to Mary Fogarty in the little village of Loughmore about how their community has brought the spark and life back into their rural village. Hear about, 'The Cottage' project and how this community owned co-op has gone from strength to strength and has gone from being a simple idea to much more. In...


Nov 7, 2020

Local marriages, horses, the large cattle and pig Fairs, 'tanglers', the advent of farm mechanisation, the harvest and threshing, hand milking and the War of Independence and Irish Civil War connection. It's all here in episode 9. In the days of "no waste" hear what it was like to grow up in rural Ireland in the years...


Oct 3, 2020

Meet John Bermingham at his family's rural tourism business in 'Crocanoir' on the Anner river in Tipperary. Hear how this former small mixed dairy farm has been turned in to a successful tourism venture as well as small concert venue. People from over fifty countries have visited this lovely spot to date. We find out...


Aug 25, 2020

Is the Tomato really a fruit? Near Waterford city in the famed 'sunny south east' of Ireland we visit Grantstown Nurseries and meet  Tomato grower, David Currid inside his one hectare of glasshouses. Hear about the clever use of technology, an extremely energy efficient system of growing, negotiating with...


Jul 30, 2020

Meet Jim and Doireann Mulhall as we chat amongst the cows on their robotic milking farm which is nestled right on the edge of the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. The Mulhalls have an infectious passion for their pedigree Holstein herd. Hear about their switch to a robotic system, why they love what they do and why...