Morning Focus – Tuesday 23/08/16

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Tuesday’s Morning Focus Show was brimming with riveting topics and wonderful guests.

The show kicked off at 9am with some heart breaking news about a local business. Birgitta Curtin from Lisdoonvarna spoke about the burning of her restaurant. She promised that the Burren Smokehouse would be back however.

Next, Gavin spoke to Jonathan McGrath, a Paralympic swimmer from Killaloe about the Rio committee’s decision to slash funds for the Paralympics.


Then, Gavin welcomed Michael McNamara of Griffith College Limerick onto the show. They discussed CAO applications and advice for Leaving Cert students hoping to go into college.

At 10am, Gavin spoke about the highlights of the Fleadh Cheoil Na hEireann event.

Following that, Gavin chatted with Padraic Hayes, member of the Clare branch of Irish Wheelchair Association.

Soon after, Gavin was joined by Dutch author, Philip Peerebom about his new novel featuring a Clare heroine.

To close the show Gavin spoke to Frankie Cootie, Clare County dog warden.