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Morning Focus Friday April 26

On Friday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke with Ian Hassett - brother of the late Frankie

Bingo 26th April

There was one winner of yesterday’s prize which means today’s prize is 200euro.  Congratulations to Marie Maloney from scariff who purchased her book in gala scariff Marie wins 200 euro

It is week 9 and we are playing off the Yellow page of your book –  the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

68 60 64 23 1 11 66 12 50 65

The Afternoon Show - Thursday April 25th 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show Gavin Grace spoke with Consultant Psychiatrist Martin Mahon to discuss how he and over a hundred Consultant Psychiatrists have supported a statement, which outlines concerns with the Government’s current abortion proposals. The statement said: “As practising Psychiatrists we are deeply concerned at the Government's stated plan to legislate along the lines of the X-Case, as this will mean legislating for suicidality.

Morning Focus Thursday April 25

Thursday's Morning Focus came lilve from the Junction Cafe and Community Resource Centre in Cloughleigh, Ennis

John Cooke was joined by Jean Tierney of the Clare Youth Service- Manager of The Junction Youth Café to discuss the service as a whole

She also promoted the building to the entire community as a venue and a social hub

Leonard Cleary, Ennis Town Clerk and Mayor of Ennis Peter Considine discussed the development of the facility and the contribution it makes to the area

Bingo 25th April

There was one winner from yesterdays draw which means today’s prize is 200 euro.  Congratulations to Kay Queally from Lahinch who purchased her book from Conways Ennistymon. Kay wins 600euro

It is week 9 and we are playing off the pink page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

61 17 76 2 36 54 23 58 11 37

Bingo 24th April

 

There was no winner of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 600 Euro

It is week9 and we are playing off the BLUE page of your book – eyes down and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

25 84 7 64 76 72 23 43 73 67

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 of €600. If you are a winner, please keep your book until we verify the details.

Bingo 24th April

 

There was no winner of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 600 Euro

It is week9 and we are playing off the BLUE page of your book – eyes down and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

25 84 7 64 76 72 23 43 73 67

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 of €600. If you are a winner, please keep your book until we verify the details.

The Afternoon Show - Wednesday April 24th 2013

Clare FM’s Gavin Grace was joined on today’s Afternoon Show by Seán Cottrell, Director of the Irish Primary Principals' Network. The IPPN proposes a CAO-style application process for school places in an effort to standardise enrolment practice. In a submission to the Department of Education and Skills, the Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN), the professional body for primary school leaders, called for a ‘clearly defined, legally robust national enrolment policy, with a standardised basis for admission to all schools’.

Morning Focus Wednesday April 24

On Wednesday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke about the fodder crisis with political and farming representatives;
General Secretary of the The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers' Association and Cratloe farmer Eddie Punch  and Fine Gael Deputy Pat Breen

Earlier this week the IFA appealed to all those in the wider agricultural community to keep in touch with farm families, many of whom are at breaking point because of the unrelenting fodder crisis

The Afternoon Show - Tuesday April 23rd 2013

Joining Clare FM’s Gavin Grace on The Afternoon Show today was Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor with the Irish Independent. They discussed the release of an OECD report on the Irish pension system, which was published yesterday. The reports says private pension coverage in Ireland needs to be increased urgently - and recommends the introduction of compulsory pensions. The OECD also says that the pensionable age should be increased to reflect the increase in life expectancy.