Countryfile “County Down – Summer” 17 July 2022: Sunday on BBC One

Countryfile "County Down - Summer" 17 July 2022: Sunday on BBC One 11

It’s summer, and Margherita Taylor is on Mahee Island in County Down to meet the Mackie family for the second of three Countryfile visits to the island. Margherita joins Julie to go through the family archives, which reveal what life was like during World War II when they hosted evacuees from Belfast and Europe. Young naturalist Dara McAnulty reveals how the great outdoors helped with exam nerves, while Charlotte investigates what the Northern Ireland protocol means for farmers, and Adam finds out how avian flu might affect the Christmas turkey market.

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