A weekly look at the news, the views and the people behind the Manx countryside and farming industry with Simon Clarke and Kirree Kermode.
Countryside 20 February
Kirree speaks to Paul Fletcher from the Isle of Man Farmer & Wildlife Advisory Group, meanwhile Clarkey caches up with Sarah Comish & Lou Kennaugh to find out more about Livestock worrying on the Island at this time of year.
Countryside 13 February
Clarkey speaks to Philip Hampton about how bad weather impacts farmers and Kirree catches up with local legend Ned Kennaugh.
Countryside 6 February
Kirree chats to some dedicated Young Farmers Concert fans, while Clarkey catches up with Ruth Meade and John Keenan from the Fur & Feather Society. Plus, an interview with a YFC legend.
Countryside 30 January
Kirree and Clarkey don't let the wet weather dampen their spirits as they speak with newly appointed Captain of Malew Parish Peter Quayle, heavy horse ploughers Nicola and David and 'Steady Al' and new stall displayer to Ramsey Farmers Market Tamzin from Little Meadow Farms.
Countryside 23 January
Kirree Kermode braves the weather to speak to Dennis Quirk at the Cronk-y-Voddy Ploughing Match, Nigel Taylor of the Fur and Feather Society catches up with Simon Clark, and Beach Buddies mastermind Bill Dale has been nominated for yet another global award.
Countryside 16 January 2024
The Laurel and Hardy of the Manx countryside return for a new series. Kirree chats with Alan Webster, a judge at the Grassland Society Awards, as well as competitor Will Duggan, whilst Simon catches up with one of the leading veg growers and suppliers on the Island, Stuart Allinson.