Read more about the article Home Ground episode 4 2022
Home Ground episode 4 2022

Home Ground episode 4 2022

Home Ground episode 4 2022: At this year’s Balmoral Show, Gavin Andrews meets a rare breed of sheep making its Balmoral debut, while Jo Scott catches up with members of the Women’s Institute as they mark their 90th anniversary.     Gavin Andrews and Jo Scott present a magazine show celebrating the richness of rural life in Northern Ireland, featuring stories about people who use the countryside for work, rest and play. Rural affairs magazine series celebrating the richness of…

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Home Ground episode 3 2022

Home Ground episode 3 2022

Home Ground episode 3 2022: Jo Scott travels across the country to hear about an ambitious new project which aims to tackle poverty and isolation in rural villages, while Conor investigates the growing problem of wildfires and their impact on wildlife. Deep in County Tyrone’s Sperrin Mountains, Jo catches a glimpse of a spectacular night sky at the country’s only Dark Sky Park.     Gavin Andrews and Jo Scott present a magazine show celebrating the richness of rural life…

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Home Ground episode 2 2022

Home Ground episode 2 2022

Home Ground episode 2 2022: Jo Scott meets an inspirational farmer who proves that disability is no barrier to a career in farming, while Gavin Andrews visits the Mourne Mountains, where the ancient Irish spirit poitín is undergoing a revival. Conor travels to one of our few pockets of ancient woodland left in Northern Ireland, located in County Londonderry’s Faughan Valley, as Jo tries her hand at paddleboarding in the seaside town of Bangor.     Gavin Andrews and Jo…

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Home Ground episode 1 2022

Home Ground episode 1 2022

Home Ground episode 1 2022: Gavin Andrews meets Northern Ireland's only full-time gamekeeper in the Glens of Antrim, and samples a unique ice-cream made from the country's only known breed of dairy shorthorn cattle. Jo Scott is in County Armagh helping with restoration work on Northern Ireland's oldest canal, and Conor McKinney visits the peatlands of Cuilcagh Mountain to see the work being done to help protect this vital habitat.     Gavin Andrews and Jo Scott present a magazine…

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