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Blogs

Bingo Results 24 January

There was 3 winners of yesterday’s prize which means today’s prize is 200euro.  Congratulations to Katherine Fennell from Kilrush who purchased her book from Supervalu Kilrush, Rosie McInerney from Crusheen her purchased her book from Hogans Ennis and Patrick Power from Kilnaboy who purchased his book from Lakefield filling station Corofin each win 66euro

It is week 8 and we are playing off the pink page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

Morning Focus Thursday January 24

A new bill to regulate the taxi industry is being discussed in the Seanad this week
The Taxi Regulation Bill proposes measures including removing serious criminals from driving cabs and giving the Gardai more powers to refuse licenses

On Thursday's Morning Focus John Cooke was joined in studio by Ennis Taxi Driver and Irish Taxi Drivers’ Federation representative Martin White and Sean McLoughlin, Shannon Councillor and Taxi driver to discuss the proposals and how the industry is doing in Clare at present.

Bingo Results 23January

 

There was two winners of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro congratulations to Carole Quinlivan in Ennis who purchased her book in O Connors Newsagent Ennis and Noreen Casey from Newmarket on Fergus who purchased her book in mace Newmarket on Fergus

It is week8 and we are playing off the BLUE page of your book –  the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

46 28 87 90 48 82 51 7 44 86

The Afternoon Show - Wednesday January 23rd 2013

On The Afternoon Show today Gavin Grace spoke with Ruth Cullen of the Community Foundation for Ireland. A new report has shown that Ireland remains a nation of scholars. The study, which was carried out by Community Foundation has found Irish people rank education as one of the most important things in life. Findings of the same report show that religion and spirituality ranked as one of the least most important elements of Irish life. Out of the 119 options presented to those surveyed, 9 of the top 10 items were related to education and learning.

Morning Focus Wednesday January 23

The Minister for Education is recommending that schools record all allegations of bullying from now on
The new guidelines from the Department of Education include a template to record instances of bullying - and also recommend that school authorities inform their Board of Management
It's the first time formal procedures for dealing with bullying have been rolled out in Ireland

The Afternoon Show - Tuesday January 22nd 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show Miriam Duffy from Rape Crisis Mid West spoke to Gavin Grace following calls for tougher sentences in cases of rape and sexual assault - after a 72-year-old man was bailed after he pleaded guilty to the rape of his daughter over a 9-year period. Mr Justice Paul Carney suspended 9 years of a 12 year sentence imposed on Patrick O'Brien of Old Court Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow - after describing his crime as 'one of the most serious cases of serial rape of a daughter'.

Morning Focus Tuesday January 22

On Tuesday's Morning Focus John Cooke was joined in studio by Fine Gael Senator Tony Mulcahy
He's accused Fianna Fáil of “gross hypocrisy” over its stance on the separation of Shannon Airport from the Dublin Airport Authority
The former Mayor of Clare and Mayor of Shannon made his comment after Fianna Fáil senator Marc MacSharry formally lodged a complaint with the European Commission about what he describes as the Irish Government's breach of European Competition Laws over Shannon Airport

Bingo Results 22 January

There were three winners of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro Congratulations to Maria Kelly in Ennis who purchased her book in O Dowds Turnpike, Bernadette walsh from doonbeg who purchased her book in leisure centre Doonbeg and Philomena Casey from Ennis who purchased her book in O dowds turnpike Ennis
It is jackpot day and today’s jackpot number is 67 if this number is called out you could win or share today’s jackpot of €16200

Morning Focus Monday January 21

Ennis General manager Frank Keane is to depart the hospital From today, and take up his new role as head of maternity and child health for all hospitals across the Midwest
This new single hospital management system for the Midwest leaves uncertainty as to who is directly responsible for the county hospital, and it's future development
The HSE has also confirmed to Clare FM that the hospital's High Dependency Unit remains closed, as it has been since before Christmas, citing difficulties in securing the necessary staff

The Afternoon Show - Monday January 21st 2013

Joining Clare FM’s Gavin Grace on today’s edition of The Afternoon Show was John McCormack, CEO of the Irish Cancer Society. The Irish Cancer Society is demanding work be undertaken to close Ireland's healthcare gap. It's warning that cancer-related deaths in disadvantaged areas can be double that of more affluent parts of the country. Today sees the launch of a five year strategy entitled 'Towards a Future Without Cancer', which sets out 4 goals for the group.