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Morning Focus Tuesday February 18th

On today’s edition of Morning Focus John Cooke was joined by Michael McNamara, Labour TD from Scarriff and Declan Collison from the Shannon Protection Alliance,  Dromineer to talk about proposals to use water from Lough Derg to service the Dublin area. Irish Water has started work on a 500 million euro project to supply Dublin with water from the River Shannon.  It is seeking tenders for a Survey Specialist to examine the water quality at Lough Derg and the Parteen Basin, from where the water will be sourced. The project has been met with fierce opposition here in Clare.

Morning Focus Monday February 17th

On Morning Focus today, John Cooke was joined in studio by Ballynacally Fine Gael TD Pat Breen and Mountshannon Fianna Fail TD Timmy Dooley to discuss the damage and its cost following Storm Darwin. Following week’s of storms, that battered Clare, flooding and damage is now estimated at 36.7 million euro by Clare County Council. John asked the local government representatives about the government’s response to date, will the bills be met and will further funding be made available if needed?

Kicking Off The Week On A High

Hurling

Clare got their National Hurling League campaign off to a winning start with victory over the Cats. We brought you some of the highlights from the clash on the Breakfast show & what a scoring tally for Colin Ryan.

Clare's Got Talent

Bingo 17th February

There was no winner of Fridays draw which means today’s prize is 1000 euro.

It is week 8 and we are playing off the Green page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

13 74 28 7 1 15 55 89 76 54

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.

Bingo 14th February

There was no winner of yesterday’s prize which means today’s prize is 800euro

It is week 7 and we are playing off the Yellow page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

5 46 18 41 73 65 16 80 62 50

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 February 14th

On Morning Focus today, Patricia Vaughan, Principal at Furglan National School joined John Cooke on the show to talk about the affect of the storms on her school. They are closed for a second day due to the loss of power and the resulting lack of heat.
 
 
John also spoke with Minister for Transport and Tourism - Leo Varadkar who was at Shannon Airport yesterday for an update on progress one year on from the separation of Shannon from the Dublin Airport Authority.

The Afternoon Show - Thursday February 13th 2014

On The Afternoon Show today Máire was joined by one of Ireland’s leading lights in comedy - Jason Byrne. Jason was cooped up in the BBC for months this year writing and recording his brand new sitcom ‘Father Figure’. Jason is also the biggest ever-selling act at the Edinburgh fringe festival – He brings his blend of high-energy intelligent lunacy to Glor tomorrow night – Friday Feb 14th.

Morning Focus Thursday 13th January

On Today’s Morning Focus, Jophn spoke to Teresa O'Donnellan Principle of Kilkee Community College.  The school was closed today because they have no power.  Many schools right around the county are in the same situation today.