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Blogs

Morning Focus Christmas Eve Special

On a Morning Focus Christmas Eve special John Cooke was joined in studio by Ennis based choir 'The Wylde Roses'
He spoke with choir director Doireann Wylde and members Majella Daniels and Fiona McGrath  who were among the fourteen choir members in studio

They performed Winter Song

Niall Ennis of Carrygerry House, Newmarket on Fergus, joined John in studio for some festive food tips!

The Afternoon Show - Friday December 21st

On The Afternoon Show today Gavin Grace was in festive form for the last show of 2012.  He spoke to Ronan Byrne, a poultry farmer based in Athenry. Ronan uses traditional farming methods to produce chickens, ducks, bronze turkeys and geese on his farm in Athenry. He will discuss the life of a turkey and the work involved in rearing them and also how they are quite an intelligent bird. He also gave us tips on cooking the perfect Christmas bird – turkey or goose.
For more information email thefriendlyfarmer@gmail.com

Bingo Results 21 December

There was two winners of yesterday’s prize which means today’s prize is 200euro.  Congratulation to Mary Reidy from Cree who purchased her book from Miniters Kilrush, Noreen Hudson from Quilty who purchased her book from O’Dwyers Quilty

It is week 3 and we are playing off the YELLOW page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

68 81 76 30 23 18 31 54 34 69

Morning Focus Friday December 21

On Friday's Morning Focus, Producer Niamh McNamara took a trip to the Laurel Lodge accommodation centre on the Clare Road in Ennis run by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
It's been open for five years and provides emergency accommodation for thirteen men
Morning Focus producer Niamh McNamara visited Laurel Lodge this week and met staff and residents

Special thanks to Pat Cahill, Gerry Kelly, Tom Larkin, Tony Meehan and the residents,including Frankie, Christy and Keith.  

Morning Focus Friday December 21

On Friday's Morning Focus, Producer Niamh McNamara took a trip to the Laurel Lodge accommodation centre on the Clare Road in Ennis run by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
It's been open for five years and provides emergency accommodation for thirteen men
Morning Focus producer Niamh McNamara visited Laurel Lodge this week and met staff and residents

Special thanks to Pat Cahill, Gerry Kelly, Tom Larkin, Tony Meehan and the residents,including Frankie, Christy and Keith.  

Bingo Results 20th December

 

There was three winners of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200euro congratulations to Mick tuohy from Shannon who purchased his book in Mcloughneys Shannon , Alan O Sullivan from Ennis who purchased his book in Tierneys Ennis and Elizabeth Challis from Labasheeda Each win 66 Euro

 

It is week3 and we are playing off the PINK page of your book – eyes down and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

54 24 14 76 27 9 84 42 61 55

The Afternoon Show - Thursday December 20th 2012

Joining Clare FM’s Gavin Grace on The Afternoon Show today was Professor Colin O’Dowd from the School of Physics at NUI Galway.  He discussed how the University is the proud recipient of a special grant from the ESA. The threat of widespread flight cancellations because of volcanic ash clouds could soon be a thing of the past. Researchers at NUIG have secured €2.1 million from the European Space Agency to carry out research on the issue. Professor O'Dowd hopes we'll never see a repeat of the travel chaos in 2010.

Morning Focus Thursday December 20

On Thursday's Morning Focus John Cooke was joined by retired Bishop of Killaloe Dr. Willie Walsh

He gave his thoughts on Christmas as well as memories of the festive season from his childhood and also spoke about enjoying his retirement.

The Afternoon Show - Wednesday December 19th 2012

Mark Fielding is the Chief Executive of the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association – ISME. He spoke to Gavin Grace on today’s Afternoon Show to di