Morning Focus – Friday 09/02/18

Friday’s edition of Morning focus boasted the spectacular Friday Panel. Today, Fiona McGarry, the Morning Focus producer, presented the show.

At 9 am, Fiona made an announcement for the final time about the 8 night stay in France for up to 5 persons.

Then, she spoke to Dr Billy O’Connell, Miltown Malbay GP, about that Taoiseach’s comments on ED referrals.


Next, a Kilkee woman, Jennifer O’Meara, who is in chronic pain spoke to Fiona about the fear of losing crucial pain killing patches.

After that, Fiona finished up the first hour of the show by discussing student poverty at the University of Limerick with Adele O’Carroll, head of facilities, supports and services with the UL Student Union.

At 10 am, Fiona chats with a group of girls from St. Caimin’s Secondary School about their TY mini company and their new product that they hope with help with mental health issues in young children.
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Following that, East Clareman, Patrick McMillan talked to Fiona about his journey to becoming an Olympian and the upcoming Olympics.
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Then, Fiona chatted with Siobhán Mulcahy, Clare County arts officer about the upcoming arts events in the region.

At 11 am, Fiona hosted the Friday Panel. She was joined by Doirin Graham, CEO of Clare Local Development, Michael McNamara, barrister and former Labour TD, and John Considine, former Labour member of Hull City Council.
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To finish up Friday’s edition of Morning Focus, Fiona was joined by three musicians; Andrew Lambert, Kevin Beggan, and Adam Shapiro. They chatted about the first all Ireland Old Time- Appalachian Music gathering that’s happening in Lisdoonvarna from the 16th of February to the 18th.