Morning Focus – Wednesday 22/08/18

Pat Flynn got an unexpected gift on the midweek edition of Morning Focus, when vet John Underhill brought in some canine kidney stones.

As always John had plenty of good advice on keeping pets and livestock healthy. Listen back below:


The show opened with some invaluable advice for those looking for accommodation around now. With the CAO offers out, scams are on the rise and Pat heard from John-Mark McCaffrey, CEO of Threshold who have teamed up with the Union of Student of Ireland (USI) to offer advice on avoiding cons.

Pat Flynn, who was in the hot seat this week, then spoke to Independent TD, Dr Michael Harty, on calls for non-party Oireachtas members to give their backing to a Presidential hopeful.

Morning Focus heard the views of people in Ennis on the performance of Michael D Higgins as President of Ireland.

Then Frank Mitchell from Ennis joined Pat in studio to discuss a new initiative to make the voices of polio survivors heard. More information is available from Those affected can also call 01 8898920 or email [email protected]

Listen back below:

After that, there were two Flynns in studio as Pat was joined by Brian for another listen to some of the Greatest Songs You’ve Probably Never Heard.

Then, Noeleen Lynch joined Pat in studio along with Ann Murphy of Sláinte an Chláir to discuss her late son Jack who passed away from leukemia at the age of just 20.