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Blogs

The Afternoon Show - Tuesday December 4th 2012

Joining Gavin Grace on The Afternoon Show today was Dr. Ross Morgan of ASH Ireland and John Mallon of Forest Eireann. They discussed how stringent anti-tobacco laws came into effect in Australia, requiring manufacturers to package cigarettes in drab olive green packs with pictures of ill babies and diseased body parts. The legislation, considered the toughest in the world, strips packs of all branding, bright colours and logos, leaving only the name printed in identical small font.

Morning Focus Tuesday December 4

Yesterday it was announced that up to 5,000 new jobs are heading for Clare over the next five years through the granting of independence to Shannon Airport
It will be separated from the Dublin Airport Authority on December 31st - but the DAA will retain Shannon's existing 100 million euro debt
The airport will be merged with Shannon Development - which will also be restructured - to form a new publicly owned commercial entity

On Tuesday's Morning Focus John Cooke spoke with Transport Minister Leo Varadkar.

Bingo Results 4th December

 

There was one winner of yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 euro congratulations to May Griffen from Kilnamona who purchased her book in paper chase Ennis

It is jackpot day and today’s jackpot number is 49 if this number is called out you could win or share today’s jackpot of €14,400

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

6 13 33 60 54 11 88 90 8 82

The Afternoon Show - Monday December 3rd 2012

On today’s Afternoon Show Gavin Grace was joined by Patrick Edmond, an Aviation Consultant with e2consul and a former General Manager (Commercial) with CityJet, to discuss today’s news regarding the separation of Shannon Airport from The Dublin Airport Authority. The government has made its long-awaited announcement on Shannon Airport, and it's separation from the DAA. Details were announced at a press conference in Dublin today, held during an aviation convention - Patrick was in attendance.  He also worked with the task forces in drawing up this report.

Morning Focus Monday December 3

On Monday's Morning Focus government TD's Pat Breen of Fine Gael and Michael McNamara of the Labour Party joined John Cooke to discuss major new plans for Shannon Airport that will be officially announced later today

Bingo Results 3rd December

 

There were 3 winners from Fridays draw which means todays prize Is 200 Euro congratulations to Agatha Morigan from Kilrush who purchased her book in mace kilrush. Anthony Connelly in scariff who purchased his book in paperchase ennis and Mary O Brien from Kilrush who purchased her book in Supervalu kilrush each win 66 Euro

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

45 78 60 67 61 4 9 71 44 59

The Afternoon Show - Friday November 30th 2012

On The Afternoon Show today Máire Moynahan spoke with Niamh O’Cheallaigh, spokesperson for PACUB - Parents Against Cuts to Child Benefit. The National Women's Council says proposed cuts to child benefit in the budget will make children pay for the mistakes of others. The group has made an appeal to the government ahead of next week's budget - not to cut the payment made to parents. It comes amid reports in today’s Irish Independent, claiming child benefit is to be cut by 10 euro a month in next weeks budget.

Morning Focus Friday November 30

INMO research confirms low staffing levels in Irish health service when compared to the U.K. and they assert that evidence shows that patient care must be compromised and Irish nurses are at risk of burnout

Bingo Results 30 November

There was one winner from yesterdays draw which means today’s draw is 200euro. Congratulation to Mary O’Mahony who purchased her book from Paperchase Ennis. 

It is week 12 and we are playing off the YELLOW page of your book –  and the very best of luck – here are today’s numbers

7 50 90 48 60 43 51 13 15 53

Bingo Results 29 November

There were 3 winners from yesterdays draw which means todays prize is 200 Euro. Congratulations to Bernie O’Donnell from Cooraclare who purchased her book from Johnsons Kilmilhil, Mike Hamill from Newmarket on Fergus who purchased his book from Mace Newmarket on Fergus and Mary Sheedy who purchased her book from Hogan’s Gort Rd Ennis. Each win 66euro. 

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