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The Late Lunch, Friday March 8th, 2024

It's International Women's Day and we heard inspirational stories from a cancer survivor who described honestly how the side effects and cancer ghosting added to her struggle. A nurse who swapped her career for farming and a Meath entrepreneur who advised on how to build contacts. The long-suffering school principal working with 24 women and of course, the weekly sporting preview.

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    01:08:40
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    01:14:50
    Magical moments with the wonderful Cillian O'Connor whose diary is jammers including a UK and Ireland tour! Caoimhe Tegart-O'Grady's Confidence Clinic Summer Camps bring so much more to the concept of play and fun. Flor McCarthy from Women for Election welcomes more women seeking office in the forthcoming elections but cautions there's much more to do. While Chairperson Liam O'Neill is delighted with Louth Ladies winning a Leinster title and looks forward to the All Ireland series next.
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    54:15
    Gerry just about got the cornflakes taste test identifying his favourite Kelloggs against own brands! Sue Masterson is on top of the world celebrating five years alcohol free - good on ya Sue. Kat Mahon from the Midland Language Centre is looking for equestrian and farming host families. David Sheehan looked ahead to the weekend's sporting action as we also enjoyed a laugh or two with upcoming comedian Glen Moore.
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    01:05:03
    Luke Saunders from Studyclix on the benefits but many downsides of smartphone use among young people. Geraldine Hogarty and Gordon Meighan told of the work going on at the heart of communities in Meath managed and mentored by Youth Work Ireland. Sixtwo Digital, Colm Hanratty's digital marketing business, has and is supporting and growing many others. And Simon Donnelly's strawberries are back for the new season!
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    01:07:31
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    01:03:56
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