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Late Lunch Wednesday June 5th 2024

Dr Sean McCormack is about to run his 100th Marathon! Lots to sow in early June and plenty of advice from organic gardener Nicky Kyle. Arthur Mathews new book about revolutionary Kevin O'Higgins makes for fascinating reading. And Seamus McCormack is the latest to join Team Gerry at the FX Legends Pro-Am at Seapoint Golf Links.

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    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.
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