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Late Lunch Monday June 17th 2024

Jack Kiernan has become a late blooming TikTok sensation! Andrea Mara raises the bar with every new book as "Someone In The Attic" tops the bestsellers list. Money Doctor John Lowe covered off mortgage & savings rates and told of his scepticism around the new Government pension plan for all? We rounded off the chat with a worrying story of 7 and 10 year olds arsonists attempting to burn down a local coffee shop.

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  • Late Lunch Friday July 12th 2024

    01:10:39
    With many in the Northeast in shock and heartbroken, Gerry spoke poignantly about thirteen year old Zara Murphy, who died tragically while playing football in Termonfeckin last evening. Justin Kinsella explained the workings of 3D printing technology in building homes. Grace Tierney fooled around with words, Kathy Crinion brought us up to date about the story of her great great grandmother while Laura Armada and Dave Turner had the banter between Spain and England ahead of the Euros final. Sport with David Sheehan, comedy and our TV theme completed Friday's line up.
  • Late Lunch Thursday July 11th 2024

    01:07:55
    Philip Quinn offered his thoughts on the new Irish soccer manager ahead of his unveiling at an Aviva stadium press conference. Tina Doran's story could have been so different had she had her blood pressure checked. Andy Drummond explained what the charity Habitat for Humanity and their ReStore in Drogheda is all about. Seven year old Freya Doolan's appeal to Meath County Council ,about the playground in Laytown, has worked the oracle! While Rhea Smyth, who is nine, is having her hair cut, to give back to the children's hospital in Temple Street.
  • Late Lunch Wednesday July 10th 2024

    01:11:36
    No better man than Rory O'Connor to brighten up a dreary afternoon! Dave Robinson is actually tapping into rain water, Dr Kate McCann advised on caffeine & energy drinks and Monique Piper is doing her best after losing her soulmate.
  • Late Lunch Tuesday July 9th 2024

    01:06:49
    Jacqueline McGeough lost an eye but her life was ultimately saved, physiotherapist Robbie Smyth is Olympics bound, Trim flies the flag for Meath and Ireland in an international competition and Orla O'Connor told of a community coming together to support families in Gaza.
  • Late Lunch Monday July 8th 2024

    01:10:55
    Following on from the Girls in Green revelations, Stephen McGuinness General Secretary of the PFAI and Bernard O'Byrne former FAI CEO, reflected on the fallout of what allegedly happened. Jason McGee is thrilled more of the history of brewing in Dundalk is to be digitised thanks to a new project at DKIT. Organic gardener Nicky Kyle advised on what to sow as July unfolds and Cliodhna O'Bric told of a new safer way to park at Navan O'Mahony's grounds.
  • Late Lunch Friday July 5th 2024

    01:07:05
    On Your Council Day we took Late Lunch to the headquarters of Meath County Council in Navan where we found out lots of aspects to the council that may not be apparent to many. The impact of library services, support for community developments and assisting businesses develop & grow. We also met new CEO Kieran Kehoe and recently elected Cathaoirleach Sharon Tolan.
  • Late Lunch Thursday July 4th 2024

    01:18:57
    What an afternoon we had at the Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre as it celebrates its 20th Birthday! Barbara Kelly, Gary's sister-in-law and board member from its inception, reflected on how it all began, evolved and the challenges it has faced down the years. The centres choir sang beautifully while Ann Marie Reid and Susie Barrett told what the centre meant to them on their cancer journeys. Ger Foran volunteered from the first day the doors opened, is still there and loves every day she spends in the place. Peig Farrell and Liam Reay are ace fundraisers, Caoimhe Callaghan provides reflexology treatments and Emer Quinlan is the woman charged with raising the funds that keep the show on the road.
  • Late Lunch Wednesday July 3rd 2024

    01:09:45
    Shell shocked Ronan Quinn, who has worked in BD for thirty years, told how he and his colleagues were reeling from the news that the factory is to close. Davide Massi explained how he and his best friend Marco are now making traditional Italian sausages in Ireland. Chrissie Russell believes it's essential to bring technology on holidays with children. William Smith really knows his Limousin cattle and we heard about National Play Day this coming Saturday.
  • Late Lunch Tuesday July 2nd 2024

    01:09:29
    Free Wednesdays at Heritage sites across the Northeast and much more, brought to life in his effervescent way by Mythical Ireland's Anthony Murphy. Dog trainer Hughie Rooney doesn't believe in banning breeds but understands what needs to happen. Pharmacist Kathy Maher is calling for a national scheme to facilitate the proper disposal of unused medicines, Sinead Burke is preparing for a coup and we remembered the late Jim Corcoran.