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Morning Focus Monday January 13

 

It's confirmed that the bill for the clean up and repair of the coastal areas of the county after storm Christine will be approximately €23.7m 

Following Friday's meeting the Council's estimate of the cost of the repair works will be sent to government ahead of this week's cabinet meeting during which Ministers will discuss their response

On Monday's Morning Focus John Cooke was joined by Mayor of Clare Councillor Joe Arkins to get the details of the meeting

Bingo 13 January

There was no winner of Fridays Draw which means today’s prize is 600 Euro

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

55 39 71 21 28 80 33 67 20 7

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.

The Afternoon Show - Friday January 10th 2014

On Friday Afternoon Show it was time for the first panel discussion of the New Year. Jining Máire in studio was Aine Mae O’Mahony, Lahinch resident and member of the Lahinch Playground Committee, Cormac O’Sullivan of DNG O’Sullivan Hurley Auctioneers in Ennis and Kilkee businessman, Manuel di Lucia. Among the topics discussed was how communities along the county's coastline have united in their efforts to clean-up in the aftermath of Storm Christine.

Bingo 10th January

There was no winner of yesterdays draw which means today’s prize is 400 Euro

It is week 2 and we are playing off the Yellow page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

64 55 36 17 35 67 78 73 47 14

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 Friday January 10

 

On Friday's Morning Focus John Cooke was joined in studio by Clare County Manager Tom Coughlan to discuss the damage done to coastal areas by storm Christine in the past week

They also discussed clare County Council's budget for 2014.

East Clare Councillor Joe Cooney spoke with John about an area in O'Callaghan's Mills that has been flooded since before Christmas 

The Afternoon Show - Thursday January 9th 2014

On today’s edition of the show Marcus White from the Hydro Hotel in Lisdoonvarna spoke to Máire about how Lisdoonvarna has made it into a new Lonely Planet. The renowned travel guide has just brought out an e book guide called Travel Resolutions: 52 New Ways to Experience Planet Earth.  Lisdoonvarna is entry No. 3 under the heading Find Love or Just Dance!

 

Bingo 10th January

 

There was one winner of yesterday’s prize which means today’s prize is 200euro.  Congratulations to Martina Dunne from Ennis who purchased her book from Centra Roslevan Ennis.  Martina wins 1000euro

It is week2 and we are playing off the pink page of your book – eyes down and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

48 84 19 79 77 65 88 66 25 17

Morning Focus Thursday January 9

 

On Thursday's Morning Focus we discussed the recently published comments of former President Mary McAleese She says she doesn't like her church's attitude towards homosexuality and that it was been in denial over the issue for decades

The comments were made at a lecture in Glasgow in December during which she also called on the Scottish Cardinal who was forced to stand down last year to admit publicly that he is gay – they were published by the Glasgow Herald on Tuesday