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Damien's Diary

Opinions on rural Ireland, sport and current affairs from RTÉ Countrywide presenter Damien O'Reilly.
If we all turned vegan tomorrow, how much would it cost to make affected farmers redundant and who’d pay for it? Damien O'Reilly ponders our carnivorous ways
By Damien O'Reilly on 01 February 2018
As we know every gambling addiction begins with one small bet, writes Damien O'Reilly. From there it's a slippery slope to lying and stealing to fund the addiction.
By Damien O'Reilly on 25 January 2018
I love my job and I am very proud of where I work, but bizarrely I don’t like being recognised like that, albeit the very rare amount of times it happens, writes Damien O'Reilly
By Damien O'Reilly on 18 January 2018
Traffic is getting worse and worse and the time is coming soon when car will be all but prohibited from Dublin city centre, writes Damien O'Reilly
By Damien O'Reilly on 11 January 2018
I wonder if some of the millennial generation, with such a choice of entertainment at their fingertips, have ever watched conventional television
By Damien O'Reilly on 04 January 2018
I think for most of my generation who bother to go to mass, it’s more of a routine or to feel good rather than feeling an obligation to go, writes Damien O'Reilly as he ponders on his faith.
By Damien O'Reilly on 28 December 2017
Damien O'Reilly remembers his Christmases as a child on the family farm in Ballyjamesduff.
By Damien O'Reilly on 21 December 2017
Scooper’s Fishy Tale has just been released and is sure to be a big hit with your little ones this January
By on 04 January 2018
As the nation is battling with a homelessness crisis, Damien O'Reilly feels guilt creeping in as he enjoys the festivities, while others don't even have a roof over their head.
By Damien O'Reilly on 14 December 2017
COPE Galway Christmas Day swim
By on 21 December 2017
Take care on the farm. I know you hear that every day and I know it’s easier said than done, but it's so important to stay safe, writes Damien O'Reilly.
By Damien O'Reilly on 30 November 2017
We take phone coverage and other technology perks for granted now, but what would happen if things went back to the way they were in the 1990s? asks Damien O'Reilly
By Damien O'Reilly on 16 November 2017
Experience Tractor river,genera arm orker it ears in Tiage,enera Farm Work,a ea...
red & white, sire KEZ, 21 months, out lying, approx 800kgs. ...
7300hrs, New Tyres,Mint, Tillage Tractor,POA....
16ft body and 7.5 tonne truck new test and new tyres ...
powershuttle 5000 hours ...

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