Morning Focus Monday September 12

On Monday’s Morning Focus Katherine Webster, Director of the Cliffs of Moher Visitors Experience asked visitors not to come to the North Clare attraction this morning as high winds continue
As the stormy conditions continue, The Cliffs of Moher are said to be extremely hazardous today so anyone intending to visit is being urged not to – or to ring the centre ahead of their visit to check on conditions
Contact the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience on 065 7086141.

Tom Coughlan, Clare County Manager and Micheal O’Riabhaigh of the working group set up last year to handle Ennis bid Fleadh Ceol na hEireann 2012
They attended the Ard Comhairle in Dublin on Saturday where Cavan was announced as the successful bidder
Fleadh Ceol could have seen 250,000 people visit Ennis and other areas of Clare with an estimated financial investment of 35 million Euro in the local economy

Former Governor of Mountjoy Prison and Author of ‘The Governor’ John Lonergan is using his experience with gangsters and murderers to advise parents on how to parent teens and preteens- giving a free talk ‘Parenting Teens’ in The Falls Hotel, Ennistymon this evening at 7.30pm 
Barbara Ó Conchúir, Community Development Worker with the North West Clare Family Resource Centre spoke about the free series of talks they are running for parents of teens and pre-teens
The series will continue with talks on drugs, alcohol and suicide. For more information contact 065 7071144.


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Sergeant Joe Downey, Crime Prevention Officer Clare Garda Division joined John in studio for Garda Focus where he appealed to the public for information on crimes committed in the county. Contact Ennis Garda Station on 065 6848100
The Money Doctor John Lowe had this solution to debt forgiveness that he described as a win – win for both consumer and lender
As always the Money Doctor was happy to answer listeners personal finance questions

Geraldine Gregan and John Moran of Ennis Toastmasters encouraged those interested to attend their meeting tomorrow night at 8pm in the Templegate Hotel
For more information email [email protected] or call 087 7615745.
John Murphy of the Clare branch Birdwatch Ireland joined John in studio to answer your bird and wildlife queries.
Josephine in West Clare has 12 pigeons in her yard and needs advice as to how to get rid of them- they seem to be wild – she spoke with John.

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