Morning Focus – Wednesday 16/11/16

Wednesday’s Morning focus show was brimming with hot topics and nifty guests.

At 9am, the show commenced with talks about broadband speed and connections in Clare. TD Timmy Dooley joined Gavin to discuss this issue.

Next, Michael O’Doherty of West On Track spoke to Gavin about the performance of the Ennis – Athenry rail line.


Following that, Gavin welcomed Eamon Ryan, Leader of the Green Party onto the show. They discussed Trump’s plans to dismantle the Paris agreement after he announced that climate change is a hoax.

At 10am, Dr Ann Hogan, Principle Medical Officer from the HSE, joined Gavin to discuss HPV vaccines and the risk of cervical cancer.

Then, Marcus Horan spoke to Gavin about the eight GAA stadiums that have been named as a part of Ireland’s bid to bring the World Cup here in 2023.

After that, Gavin spoke to Dr William Lee, head of industrial mathematics at the University of Portsmouth about using mathematics to brew the perfect cup of coffee.

To finish the second hour of the show, Gavin commemorated all the victims of car crashes on Irish road with the aid of Fr Iggy O’Donovan. They did this in support of United Nations Remembrance Day for road traffic victims.

At 11am, Gavin talked to Teresa Madden who is a COPD sufferer from Clonlara. Today was World COPD day. More than 380,000 people in Ireland have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Next, Gavin chatted with Dr Tomá Mac Conamara, Oral Historian and author about the centenary of the 1916 Rising.

To finish the show, Gavin hosted the “Ask The Vet” segment with his featured guest, John Underhill of Burren Vets, Ennistymon.