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Blogs

Morning Focus Thursday March 7

The long awaited development of Doolin Pier has finally been given the all clear
An Bord Pleanala has upheld Clare County Council's decision to grant planning permission for the new 5 million euro pier in North Clare
The project was beset by delays over the years due to objections from local surfing groups and then the local authority had to carry out Environmental Impact Statement which found the project would not have a significant impact on famous surfing waves in the area.

The Afternoon Show - Thursday March 7th 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show Gavin Grace was joined by Charlie Weston, the Personal Finance Editor of the Irish Independent.  They discussed how nearly 12% of residential mortgages are now in arrears, according to new figures out today. The Central Bank data shows that a thousand homeowners a month are falling into arrears with their mortgages. However the rate of increase in arrears is beginning to slow.

Bingo Results 07 March

There were two winners of yesterday’s prize which means today’s prize is 200euro.Congratulations to Paula Queally from Tulla who purchased her book in Supervalu Tulla and Carmel Moloney from Ennis who purchased her book in maloneys Ennis each win 100 Euro

It is week 2 and we are playing off the pink page of your book – the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

46 10 48 78 77 19 37 1 65 42

The Afternoon Show - Wednesday March 6th 2013

On The Afternoon Show today Gavin Grace spoke with Mattie Shannon of Doolin Coast Guard and the local Community Council about today’s news that the long awaited development of Doolin Pier has finally been given the all clear. An Bord Pleanala has upheld Clare County Council's decision to grant planning permission for the new 5 million euro pier in North Clare.

Week 2 on Breakfast!

 It's week two of the brand new Breakfast show and it's Seachtain na Gaeilge.

We'll be speaking the cúpla focail over the next two weeks. Also every morning we've got Foclóir Fun with Domhnall O'Lionsigh where we'll be giving you the Irish for some of the most used Irish expressions.

This week I've got a 99 service voucher for Dulick Motors, Gort Road, Ennis to give-away. All you've got to do is identify the TV mom each day on the Breakfast show.

Morning Focus Wednesday March 6

Today marks the second anniversary of the Labour Fine Gael coalition government
On Morning Focus John Cooke was joined by Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton of the Labour Party to discuss the government's decisions over the past year.

The Afternoon Show - Tuesday March 5th 2013

On The Afternoon Show today Fr. Tony Flannery, Redemptorist priest and a founding member of the Association of Catholic Priests joined Gavin Grace to talk about his views on what change, if any, will occur with the election of a new Pope. The Association of Catholic Priests is an association for Catholic Priests who wish to have a forum, and a voice to reflect, discuss and comment on issues affecting the Irish Church and society today.

Morning Focus Tuesday March 5

On Tuesday's Morning Focus Chief Superintendent of the Clare Garda Division John Kerin joined John Cooke in studio to discuss policing in the county

Bingo Results 05 March

There was one winner of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro congratulations to Jimmy danaghe