Morning Focus Monday, July 15, 2019

All this week on Morning Focus, there’s a daily shuttle bus trip to the Cliffs of Moher up for grabs as well as a guided tour of the amazing O’Brien’s Tower.

Listeners can also get their names in the hat for an end-of-week prize of a night’s B&B at the fabulous Falls Hotel and dinner in the Cascades Restaurant.

Monday’s show opened with a discussion of the future of Moneypoint, as well as overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) with Junior Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Single Digital Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen.

Then, Gavin as joined in studio by Sarah Malone and Dr Siobhán O’Connor. As part of a national consultation process around troubling issues such as familicide and domestic homicide, Clare Have have called for a change in the language we use to discuss them.


You can have your say by emailing The Department of Justice – [email protected] – by July 31. For immediate support, contact Clare Haven on 24/7 on its helpline 065 6822435

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Then, the topic of travel insurance was discussed as Gavin heard the advice of Áine Carroll of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC).

Afterwards, it was time for Garda Focus with Clare Crime Prevention Officer, Sgt Tríona O’Rourke.

Then, Gavin was joined in studio for a chat about Fleadh na Mumhan, by Chairperson Joe Arkins and Colm Nestor with musicians from the Clarecastle/Ballyea branch of Comhaltas Ceoilteoirí Éireann. The Fleadh got underway on Sunday and runs right through to next weekend. More details are available at

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The Clare Business Excellence Awards, 2019, have also recently been launched with full details on Gavin got more information from CEO of Ennis Chamber Margaret O’Brien and Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, Cathal Crowe.

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The show was rounded off with the Monday Sports Panel as Gavin was joined for a review of the weekend’s action by Clare FM’s Darren Kelly.

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