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Late Lunch Wednesday May 29th 2024

Chloe Heaslip spoke passionately about her brother Eden, who died by suicide because of bullying and her family's desire and campaign to end bullying in its various forms. Dr Suzanne Linnane, Ben Malone and Maria Flynn brought the curtain down on our LMFM year-long environmental feature "Ours to Protect". Catherine Mangan's new novel about Italy was right up Gerry's street and Jen Campbell welcomes new mums and their babies to join her at Cuidiu in Drogheda.

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  • Late Lunch Tuesday July 23rd 2024

    01:12:30
    Harry Smith lives in hope for an All Ireland final ticket to keep his incredible run going, Ciaran Gallagher is a fourth generation fisherman who has moved into processing his own catch, Larry Staudt believes our loss of spirituality is detrimental to mankind and Leah Taaffe told of her mother Tracy's ongoing cancer battle.
  • Late Lunch Monday July 22nd 2024

    01:17:39
    Irish American and Democrat John H Shanahan, reflected on Joe Biden's withdrawal from the US Presidential race and what now might happen? Domiciled in the Northeast for years, Bryan Collins and Aidan Greene, are two very happy Clare men today! Susan Kerwin from Bat Rehabilitation Ireland revealed why bats are struggling again this summer and ace golfer Brendan Lawlor is hosting Ireland's first disability golf event in Carton House Golf Club this September.
  • Late Lunch Friday July 19th 2024

    01:05:44
    Shay Casserly made James Casserly's day with a VIP invitation to Ablefest after the young wheelchair campaigner couldn't attend his school debs as the venue was inaccessible! Irene Gahan from Academy Books brought us a raft of wonderful reading recommendations, Rick Cronje chipped in with the wines to match and David Sheehan looked ahead to the weekend's sporting action. Hannah Berner provided the laughs and Gerry maintained he reserved the best Linda Ronstadt wine to last in "Blue Bayou"....
  • Late Lunch Thursday July 18th 2024

    01:07:36
    First stop today was the voice of travel by Train or Dart in Ireland Michael Comyn, who took us on a fascinating journey! Next to arrive was the mercurial Mattress Mick - what a man, what a story. Katie Maguire is moving from in front of the lens to behind it, as she pulls from her life experience of chronic ill health, in making what will be a powerful short film aptly called "Warrior". Our final call was to Scotland and Dr Adele Commins, who has been recognised by the Musicological Society of Australia.
  • Late Lunch Wednesday July 17th 2024

    01:08:30
    Counsellor Rhoda Smith spoke to us about teenagers dealing with the sudden loss of a friend. John H Shanahan reflected on the state of play in the US Presidential race. Mary Farrelly's new book "The Dog Knows Do You?" is a fascinating concept and read while Collette Farrell is so pleased the Lighthouse Project at Mornington Beach has come to fruition!
  • Late Lunch Tuesday July 16th 2024

    01:09:27
    Money Doctor John Lowe on succession and inheritance, Amanda Alty from Meath Women's Refuge about their domestic violence podcast series, the Louth Urban Food Sanctuary project and another observational on life from Sinead Burke!
  • Late Lunch Monday July 15th 2024

    01:10:18
    Laura Armada is one happy Spanish lady today! On St Swithin's day, Fr Paddy Rushe delved into the saint who is associated with rain and would you believe it, to counterbalance, a raft of Child Of Prague images followed from listeners. Sean Collins reflected on the history of Fair Street, the new council offices and the future development of Drogheda town centre. Alan Currans is sailing round these islands raising awareness and funds for suicide counselling and Caoimhe Lynch told us all about the campaign to bring her best friend Emma home, following a life changing car accident.
  • 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.