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Women for Election #morewomen

Presenter Orlaith Carmody interviews Flor McCarthy, head of training for Women for Elections on why more women should enter politics.

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  • Late Lunch Thursday July 25th 2024

    No laughing matter for comedian Joe Rooney when it comes to the abuse he's had since partaking in the Navan Pride Festival. Nicky Kyle could only laugh at the contention that potato growing gardeners are the source of blight! Gerry was only delighted to chat with his this far book of the year author Cathy Sweeney and Professor Kevin McGuigan enlightened us on a most successful water project in Malawi.
  • Late Lunch Wednesday July 24th 2024

    Dave Hewitt from Irish Mini Breaks told of the challenges he and others face, as so much visitor accommodation is no longer available. Seamus McMahon reflected on his Brehon Brewhouse business ten years on. Vroomtown children's author Emer Conlon unveiled her 7th book in the series, featuring a totally new truck called Vabis! While Dundalk chef John Kenwright, is all set to take part in the final of the World Paella Day competition in Spain.
  • Late Lunch Tuesday July 23rd 2024

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.