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Bingo Results 17 October

There were two winners from yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro congratulations to Margaret o holloran on Mullagh who purchased her book in Hynes londs Miltown malbay and mary Fitzgerald from kilmaley who purchased her book in O Briens country stores Kilmaley each win 100 Euro

It is week6 and we are playing off the BLUE page of your book – the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

15 61 20 14 45 29 57 34 18 55

The Afternoon Show - Tuesday October 16th 2012

On The Afternoon Show today Gavin Grace discussed the government announcement on the abolition of town councils with John Drennan, Political Columnist with the Irish Independent. The Environment Minister has announced plans for the abolition of 83 local authorities - nearly all of them town councils - as part of plans to save 420 million euro.  The number of Councillors will also be slashed by 42 per cent - from over 1,600 to 950.  500 local authority staff will also be made redundant in the next eighteen months.

Bingo Results 16 October


There was one winner from yesterdays draw which means today’s prize is 200 euro congratulations to Frances McMahon from Newmarket on Fergus who purchased her book in Mcloughney’s Shannon. Frances wins 400 Euro

It is jackpot day and today’s jackpot number is 55 and if this number is called out you could win or share today’s jackpot of €12,300

It is week6 and we are playing off the ORANGE page of your book –  the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

Morning Focus Tuesday October 16

With a number of incidents of violence among members of the travelling community occurring in Ennis in recent days

Clare Chief Superintendent John Kerin joined John Cooke in studio on Tuesday's Morning Focus to appeal to people to sort out their issues in a peaceful way- he also appealed to the public for any information they have on the events that took place

Contact Ennis Garda Station on 065 68 48 100 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111.

The Afternoon Show - Monday October 15th 2012

On The Afternoon Show today Julianne Sheridan of Northern Sound Radio joined Clare FM’s Gavin Grace to discuss yesterday’s march in support of businessman Sean Quinn. It’s reported Seán Quinn became visibly emotional during the march in support of him and his family in Ballyconnell in Co. Cavan. Over five-thousand-people are reported to have turned out for the rally, which was led by Quinn and his wife Patricia, alongside some of their children.

Morning Focus Monday October 15

The ‘Rate Your Town’ results were published in the Sunday Independent yesterday
The public got the opportunity to rate their town for services and all matters of consumer issues in Ennis town  

On Monday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke with David Fitzsimons, CEO of Retail Excellence Ireland to discuss Ennis' score

Bingo Results 15 October


There was no winner from Friday’s draw which means today’s prize is 400.

It is week6 and we are playing off the GREEN page of your book –  the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

40 44 11 78 87 45 70 18 71 17

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. 

Turning Wintery

It's turned really wintery out there but we're keeping warm by keeping busy on the Big Weekend.

This Saturday on the Big Weekend we've got a €50 voucher for Eddie Rockets, Ennis and Limerick to give-away. We'll also be revealing how we got on at the Queens nightclub. Ennis with our Big Party night.

We've got live coverage of the Clare Footbal Championship Semi Final between Kilrush and Kilmurry Ibrickance and updates on the Clare Hurling Championship semi-final between  Clonlara and Newmarket and Fergus.

The Afternoon Show - Friday October 12th 2012

Today on The Afternoon Show Brian Sheehan, Director of GLEN – Gay & Lesbian Equality Network and a Kilrush native joined Gavin Grace to discuss how former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, declared her support for marriage for lesbian and gay couples in an RTE programme The Meaning of Life. GLEN strongly welcomes former President McAleeses’ comments, saying “the former President’s support for marriage for lesbian and gay couples is further evidence of the extensive momentum building for civil marriage for lesbian and gay couples”.

Morning Focus Friday October 12

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) has contacted the individual members of the Troika urging them to reconsider the sustainability of the path which Ireland is on in trying to meet the terms the Troika has set out for the Irish government
The Society, the largest charity of social concern and action in Ireland, told the Troika that the means being used to tackle the budget deficit will worsen Ireland’s ability to recover from the economic crisis, as well as causing severe damage to the individuals and families it assists