Morning Focus – Wednesday 13/11/19

Today on Morning Focus Dr. Maire Finn of Ennis Medical Centre, joined us in studio as our Ask the GP series returned today.

Maire spoke to us about how to get winter ready with regards to our health and she also answered some of your health concerns.

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Before that on the show, we were joined on the line by Angela Black, Chief Executive of the Citizens Information Board as Clare FM’s Morning Focus made contact with Citizens Information on foot of concerns that we have heard this week that the Citizens Information Office in Shannon is set to close. It’s been described as a vital community service, and locals are campaigning to retain it.

Next, Cllr and Clare County GAA Board Chairman, Joe Cooney joined Gavin in studio as Clare GAA have requested that GardaĆ­ investigate abuse on social media aimed at their Secretary Pat Fitzgerald and other senior officers. The issue has been raised at recent county board meetings while media and non-delegates were asked to leave the recent October meeting so the matter could be discussed further.

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Next on Morning Focus we heard from local history enthusiast, Conor Fahy as he is part-taking in the first of the Winter Tea Talks this evening. Conor will discuss how he uncovered an intriguing story about how the Finavarra Lobster Pond became the main supplier of lobsters to London 100 years ago and the impact this had on the lives of the local people. The Winter Tea Talk takes place tonight in Tubber Village Hall at 8.30pm.

Next, our very own Brian Flynn joined us in studio to tell us the story behind the song, Don’t Stop Believing by Journey.

To wrap up today’s Morning Focus, John Underhill of Burren Vets joined us in studio to discuss incontinence in dogs as well as answering some of your questions.

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