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The Afternoon Show - Tuesday April 1st 2014

On today’s show Máire spoke with Dr. Marian Faughnan, Chief Specialist in Nutritionist at Safefood. As part of the campaign to take on childhood obesity, Safefood is urging parents to ‘Bring Back Play’ and encourage their children to be more active every day.

Morning Focus Tuesday 1st April

On Tuesdays Morning Focus John spoke to Virginja Petrauskaite, Legal Officer with The Migrant Rights Centre.  A new report is warning Ireland may be imprisoning victims of slavery.  The Migrant Rights Centre's report on trafficking for cannabis cultivation, calls for an immediate review of all potential cases.  In January of this year, Clare Gardai uncovered seven separate cannabis grow houses and over 1.5 million euro worth of the drug in Kilkee, Mullagh, Carrigaholt, Tulla, Caher and Spancil Hill.  Five people from Poland and Vietnam were charged in connection with the discoveries.

Bingo 1st April

 

There was no winner of yesterday’s draw which means today’s prize is 600euro.

It is jackpot day and today’s jackpot number is 46 if this number is called out you could win or share today’s jackpot of 9300 Euro

It is week14 and we are playing off the ORANGE page of your book – eyes down and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

28 66 4 87 10 18 90 29 65 54

The Afternoon Show - Monday March 31st 2014

Joining Máire Moynahan on today’s Afternoon Show was Evelyn O'Loughlin from Ennistymon Scouts. Evelyn is trying to get the Scouts in Miltown Malbay up and running again after a lapse of 30 years. To do this she needs volunteers, she says being a Scouter is the most rewarding experience and Scouts is about fun and adventure for both the Scouts and Volunteers. Please note that Scouting Ireland is for both boys and girls aged from 6 upwards.

Bingo 31st March

There was no winner of Fridays draw which means today’s prize is 400 euro

It is week 14 and we are playing off the Green page of your book – eyes down and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

85 14 27 88 18 45 59 11 87 90

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.

Morning Focus Monday 31st March

On Mondays Morning Focus; Shirley McEntee is an Ambulance Controller for the Mid West Region and a Whistleblower. She is currently working in an ambulance control room and is concerned about the ongoing and repeated failures in the national service.  Shirley appeared on a primetime show last week to voice her concerns.  She spoke to Marian about her fears for patient safety.

New Time Is Here!

We've sprung forward and are filled with the excitement for the brighter morning's and long evening's ahead.

We're shaking off losing an hour on Sunday and will get you up and going from 6am. To make it easier we've got a great competition.

The Afternoon Show - Friday March 28th 2014

The Friday Panel joined Máire Moynahan in studio today to discuss the week’s major news stories. Dr. Geraldine Mooney Simmie, a Lecturer in Education in UL, Gearoid Mannion from Tom Mannion Travel Worldchoice in Ennis and former TV Presenter and committee member of the Ennis Book Club Festival, Ciana Campbell were in studio and talked about how the Government is setting up a Commission of Investigation into "a very serious issue" involving the Gardaí.

Morning Focus Friday 28th March

On Fridays Morning Focus; Marian began by speaking to Ennis based solicitor William Cahir about the tapping of phone calls in Garda stations will impact legal cases.  It comes as a solicitor is to seek a review of John Dundon's conviction for murdering Limerick rugby player Shane Geoghegan, in light of revelations that gardaí were recording phone calls in and out of garda stations.  Solicitor John Devane is seeking reviews of a number of rape and murder convictions.  John Devane says, arising out of the taping scandal, he believes reviews are needed in a number of high profile Limerick cases, including Mr Dundon's.

Gavin's Male Make-Up Selfie For Daffodil Day

Great efforts across the county for Daffodil Day raising much needed finds for the Irish Cancer Society.

We wanted to do our bit on the Breakfast show and roped in Gavin from our news department to do one of the much talked about male make-up selfie. 

Armed with plenty of blusher and lipstick on Friday morning we transformed Gavin Grace to 'Grace Gavin.' Gav's a natural beauty and it didn't take much to get him looking fantastic. We made our donation by texting DAFFAPP TO 50300.