The Afternoon Show - Monday February 25th 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show Michael McLoughlin, the Head of Advocacy with Youth Work Ireland spoke to Gavin Grace about how a new survey of Irish teenagers has found the recession is having a major impact on young people as they prepare for third level education and working life.  The Irish League of Credit Unions/Youth Work Ireland compiled the Teens and Money survey which found 4 out of 5 young people worry about the costs associated with 3rd level education, while only 58 percent say they expect to find work in Ireland after college.  44 percent of teens beli

The Afternoon Show - Friday February 22nd 2013

Joining Gavin on today’s Afternoon Show, Livestock Editor with The Irish Farmers Journal - Justin McCarthy discussed how Irish supermarkets are pulling Bird's Eye Spaghetti Bolognese, Shepherd's Pie and Beef Lasagne dinners, after the company found horse DNA in another one of their products. The precautionary measure is being taken after a Chilli Con Carne meal, sold only in Belgium, tested positive for equine DNA.  The product was made at a plant in the Netherlands.

Bingo Results 26 February

There was one winner of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro congratulations to Elizabeth Gleeson in Ennis who purchased her book in O Dowds Ennis

It is jackpot day and today’s jackpot number is 54   if this number is called out you could win or share today’s jackpot of €17,700

It is week 1 and we are playing off the ORANGE page of your book – the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

66 18 64 41 50 79 78 49 37 27

Morning Focus Tuesday February 26

On Tuesday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke to public sector union representatives on proposals for a new public sector pay deal
It is understood that Government employees earning over €185,000 will face a pay cut of 10% under the proposals
Pay cuts would begin at 5.5% for staff earning over €65,000 and rise progressively to the 10% figure
Unions say premium payments for Sundays are to be reduced to time-and-three-quarters. Overtime payments have been preserved at a lower rate

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We'll get you up, get you going and will have all of the days biggest, funniest and unusual stories to set you up for the day.

We've got a lively mix of music as well as all your news and sport.

Everyday this week I've got an annual service to give-away from Clareview Car sales, Ennis Road, Limerick who are celebrating the arrival of the new Fiat Range.

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Morning Focus Monday February 25

There are calls for the Drugs Unit to be drafted into Ennistymon to deal with what's being described as a growing problem of serious anti social behaviour in the North Clare town
It follows a number of criminal incidents in recent weeks whereby several business premises had their windows smashed in, while the wheels on several parked cars were slashed
Local representatives claim outside elements are distributing drugs to a certain section of young people in the town who are then "running amok" in both Ennistymon and Lahinch, generating fear and intimidation

Bingo Results 22 February

There was four winners of yesterday’s prize which means today’s prize is 200euro. Congratulation to Teresa Lynch from Corofin who purchased her book from O’Dowd’s Ennis, Assumpta Sheehan from Ennis who purchased her book from Heaslips Ennis, Helen McNamara from Doolin who purchased her book from Corofin Post Office and Katherine Hanney who purchased her book from Supervalue Kilrush. Each win 50euro

It is week12 and we are playing off the Yellow page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

Morning Focus Friday February 22

The Government has set 2016 as the target for ending long-term homelessnes
Minister for Housing and Planning Jan O'Sullivan made the announcement at the launch of the Government's Homelessness Policy Statement at the Custom House in Dublin yesterday

On Friday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke with Alice Leahy of  TRUST- who has been working with homeless people for decades

The Afternoon Show - Thursday February 21st 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show, Gavin spoke with Mark Fielding, Chief Executive of ISME about how the cost of living fell 0.5% last month, but new CSO figures show an increase of 1.2% in the last year. There were increases in the cost of education, alcohol and cigarettes and goods and services while there were decreases in the cost of communications, furniture, household equipment, clothes and shoes.