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The Afternoon Show - Wednesday May 22nd 2013

On today’s Afternoon Show Gavin Grace spoke to Tom Collins, Director of the National Centre for Taxation Studies at the University of Limerick about how the Taoiseach is insisting that Ireland does not do special tax rate deals with companies. Enda Kenny says there are no extra low rates for multinational firms operating here. His comments come following a report by the US Senate - which claims that Ireland's tax laws enable Apple to avoid paying billions of dollars in tax.

Bingo 22nd May

There were 2 winners of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 euro congratulations to Rebecca kearse in ennis who purchased her book in Glavins Ennis and Margaret halpin in Crusheen who purchased her book in Mace Crusheen each win 100 Euro

It is week1 and we are playing off the BLUE page of your book – the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

78 43 11 19 2 90 15 34 18 3

Morning Focus Wednesday May 22

The Board of Shannon Airport Authority yesterday announced the appointment of Neil Pakey- former boss at Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport, as the company’s new CEO
Neil Pakey has over 30 years experience in the aviation industry, a strong track record in delivering airport passenger and revenue growth
The Scot takes up the role on a three year term from next month
He will also become CEO of the new Shannon entity which will be formed following the merger of Shannon Airport with a restructured Shannon Development

The Afternoon Show - Tuesday May 21st 2013

On today’s edition of The Afternoon Show Clare FM’s Máire Moynahan spoke with Jonathan Irwin,CEO of the Jack and Jill Foundation.  The children’s charity is reassuring people that online donations at Jack & Jill are secure and much needed, as the organisation uncovered a credit card scam involving fake donations.

Morning Focus Tuesday May 21

The Data Protection Commissioner has said that Mick Wallace lodged a complaint with his office about the disclosure of information received by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter yesterday
Independent Deputy Wallace asked Billy Hawkes to investigate what he considers to have been an improper disclosure.

On Tuesday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke with Irish Independent Political Correspondent Fiach Kelly to get the latest.

Bingo 21st May

There was one winner of yesterdays draw which means today’s prize is 200 Euro congratulations to caroline Kavanagh in Kildysert who purchased her book in Doohans Kildysert

It is jackpot day and today’s jackpot number is 72  if this number is the 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th or 10th number called out you could win or share today’s jackpot of €4,800

It is week1 and we are playing off the ORANGE page of your book – and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

The Afternoon Show - Monday May 20th 2013

On Monday’s edition of The Afternoon Show Peter Murphy, Deputy CEO of Epilepsy Ireland, spoke to Gavin about National Epilepsy Week and the issues facing those that have the condition. Epilepsy Ireland is today encouraging people with epilepsy in Ireland to be aware of the dangers of generic substitution of epilepsy medications and to take specific actions to ensure that their epilepsy medications are not substituted.

Morning Focus Monday May 20

On Monday's Morning Focus John Cooke was joined in studio by Emlyn Heaps, Managing Director of Harbour Flights Ireland in Mountshannon to discuss whether the Mountshannon air show can go ahead this year now that two eaglets are have been born on Bushy island

Dr Allan Mee of the Golden Eagles Trust spoke about the eagles and the importance of this conservation project,
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