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Blogs

Morning Focus Thursday February 21

We've had lots of reaction to Enda Kenny's emotional apology to Magdalene Laundry survivors in Dail Eireann on Tuesday, with many of you moved by his response to women who had been harmed and stigmatised by a life of hard work away from their families as well as psychological and physical abuse in some cases - through no fault of their own

Morning Focus Wednesday February 20

Gardai are appealing for the public's help following a violent armed raid in Kilkee
A female member of staff was threatened at knife point during the incident at an off- licence in the West Clare town last week
It's lead to calls for greater community involvement in helping to police an increasing number of towns and villages due to the closure of Garda stations and a decreasing number of officers on the ground

Bingo Results 20 February

There was two winners of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro congratulations to Geraldine considine from kildysert who purchased her book in Michael Michaels Kildysert and Maureen Organ Ennis who purchased her book in paper chase ennis each win 100 Euro

It is week12 and we are playing off the BLUE page of your book – the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

90 40 46 84 86 35 48 81 69 68

The Afternoon Show - Tuesday February 19th 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show Gavin spoke with Alex Eliseev, a Senior Reporter at Eyewitness News on Talk Radio 702 in Johannesburg about the latest news on Oscar Pistorius. A South African Magistrate has ruled that Oscar Pistorius will face a premeditated murder charge, which means his bail application will be more difficult.

Bingo Results 19 February

There were 3 winners of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro congratulations to Rodrick McMahon from Lissycasey who purchased his book in Carrigs Drumquin Patricia Commane Ennis who purchased her book in kellys corner Ennis and Tina Healy Killaloe who purchased her book in the Forge Killaloe Each win 133 euro

It is jackpot day and today’s jackpot number is 31 if this number is called out you could win or share today’s jackpot of €17,400

Morning Focus Tuesday February 19

On Tuesday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke with Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister of State for Housing and Planning after it was reported yesterday that Government is to introduce measures to crack down on neighbours from hell and penalise landlords who fail to act

The Afternoon Show - Monday February 18th 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show Tanya Ward, Chief Executive of the Children’s Rights Alliance joined Clare FM’s Gavin Grace to discuss a new 'report card', which has found the government isn't doing enough to help children, suffering from child poverty. The report by the Children's Rights Alliance - a coalition of more than 100 organisations - gave the government an F grade - and say the problem is getting worse.

Morning Focus Monday February 18

On Monday's Morning Focus Marian Egan spoke with Clare Deputies Michael McNamara of the Labour Party and Timmy Dooley of Fianna Fail about possible threat to Clare Accessible Transport

Bingo Results 18 February

There was no winner of Fridays Draw which means todays prize is 400Euro
It is week 12 and we are playing off the Green page of your book –  the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

63 28 50 1 71 76 45 64 2 36

If you have managed to fill a panel with those numbers, call 065 6828966 before 8pm tonight and you could win or share in today’s prize. If you are a winner, please keep your book until we verify the details.

The Afternoon Show - Friday February 15th 2013

Joining Gavin Grace on today’s show, David Moore, Chairman of Astronomy Ireland discussed how people all over the world will be watching an asteroid as it passes extremely close to earth this evening. Scientists are confident the fifty metre wide rock will not collide with the earth. Meanwhile a meteor that injured around 500 people when it came down in central Russia was roughly the same weight as a double decker bus.  It created a sonic boom that smashed windows and was the main cause of so many injuries.