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Let's Talk with Mary Claire

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  • Athlone Red Cross say its left in limbo after HQ freezes its bank account

    Athlone Red Cross say it's left in limbo after HQ freezes its bank account

    30/11/2016

    The Red Cross confirmed yesterday that it had frozen a bank account connected to the branch in Athlone due to what they described as concerns that the rules of the organisation with regard to the management of charity property have not been followed. The bank account, which contains just under 2,500 euro, is understood to have contained money which was collected or local flood relief works. Volunteer Ronan Walsh, spoke to MaryClaire on Let's Talk.

  • What is it like to care for three children on the severe end of the autism spectrum - please support Spectrum Warriors!

    What is it like to care for three children on the severe end of the autism spectrum - please support Spectrum Warriors!

    16/11/2016

    MaryClaire visited Mandie Dempsey's home in Castlerea and spoke to her about her family of five children - three of whom are on the severe end of the autism spectrum. They are hoping that you can help them to raise funds to equip an extension to their house this Friday night in Hestors, Castlerea. Please visit Spectrum Warriors on Facebook to find out more and support.

  • Mid Shannon Flood Relief Group maintains tackling pinch points is a must

    Mid Shannon Flood Relief Group maintains tackling pinch points is a must

    10/11/2016

    Minister Sean Canney has indicated that work will commence on a localised dredging programme near Banagher and Derryhomes to eliminate 2 obstructions or pinch points along the river. However, the Mid Shannon Flood Relief Group, believe progress will be minor unless a six key areas are addressed. Spokespersons Michael Silke and Liam Broderick joined MaryClaire on Lets Talk.

  • Kevin Boxer Moran gives details on first Shannon dredging programme

    Kevin Boxer Moran gives details on first Shannon dredging programme

    09/11/2016

    While speaking on the new voluntary housing relocation scheme, Deputy Kevin 'Boxer ' Moran outlines that approval has been given to localised dredging programme south of Athlone.

  • Blacksmith Ventures plans for Lanesboro distillery

    Blacksmith Ventures plans for Lanesboro distillery

    01/11/2016

    Brothers Peter and Michael Clancy and their sister Sheila, have submitted plans to develop a distillery in Lanesboro. They hope to locate the operation which will include a visitors centre on the site of the old post office. Peter spoke to MaryClaire about the plans, beginning with how it all came about.

  • Roscommon County Councils submission on Shannon CFRAM

    Roscommon County Council's submission on Shannon CFRAM

    27/10/2016

    MaryClaire speaks to Senior Engineer Eugene Dwyer on the local authorities submission on the Shannon flood risk programme.

  • Leitrim animal welfare seeks homes for 16 collies

    Leitrim animal welfare seeks homes for 16 collies

    27/10/2016

    Ciara O' Kelly, Leitrim's Dog Warden tells MaryClaire about her call for homes for 16 collies, which is apparently not unusual for county Leitrim.

  • Psychiatric Nurses Association speak out on mental health service changes in Roscommon

    Psychiatric Nurses Association speak out on mental health service changes in Roscommon

    26/10/2016

    General Secretary Designate Peter Hughes speaks to MaryClaire about the involvement of his members in the changes to mental health services in county Roscommon.

  • Is the HSE owning up to whats really happening to mental health hostels in county Roscommon?

    Is the HSE owning up to what's really happening to mental health hostels in county Roscommon?

    20/10/2016

    Roscommon politicans, Senator Maura Hopkins and Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice outline to MaryClaire how they believe the HSE is not being fully transparent on discussions taking place surrounding the future of the HSE mental health services, in particular the future of hostels and their residents.

  • The case for a fluoride-free Carrick-on-Shannon

    The case for a fluoride-free Carrick-on-Shannon

    19/10/2016

    Tara Killeen has set up a petition calling for a flouride free Carrick on Shannon - she tells MaryClaire her story.

  • Goodness Grains and Gilligan Farm Fresh Meats winners at Blas na hEireann awards

    Goodness Grains and Gilligan Farm Fresh Meats winners at Blas na hEireann awards

    04/10/2016

    Goodness Grains, which manufactures gluten free products took the Longford award in this years Blas na hEireann awards. The company also scooped two Dietary Specific Foods category awards, their chocolate brownie taking gold and blueberry muffin securing silver in the gluten-free bakery category. The county award for Roscommon went to Gilligan Farm Fresh meats in Fourmilehouse Roscommon - they also won silver for their mexican beef stir fry and bronze for their honey & mustard bacon. MaryClaire speaks to Gr

  • Live from Ballinasloe Part 1 - Ballinasloe Fair and Festival Flood Management Plans!

    Live from Ballinasloe Part 1 - Ballinasloe Fair and Festival Flood Management Plans!

    15/09/2016

    Live from Ballinasloe - Ballinasloe Fair and Festival Flood Management Plans!

  • Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce opposes by-law to ban drinking outside bars

    Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce opposes by-law to ban drinking outside bars

    15/09/2016

    Carrick-on-Shannon Chamber of Commerce insists a new drinking bylaw wouldn't reduce night-time violence in the town. Superintendent Kevin English claims 47 assaults and 129 public order incidents had occurred in Carrick this year, with a large number related to the night-time economy. He believes the only effective way of dealing with the problem is through banning drinking on the streets. The chamber is strongly opposed to it. President Colm McGrath speaks to MaryClaire

  • Live from Ballinasloe Part 2 - Ballinasloe Fair and Festival Flood Management Plans!

    Live from Ballinasloe Part 2 - Ballinasloe Fair and Festival Flood Management Plans!

    15/09/2016

    As consultants from CFRAM meet with the public in Ballinasloe to outline flood defense plans MaryClaire speaks to flood action groups. She begins the programme discussing the recent announcements on scaling back some of the events at Ballinasloe Fair and Festival, Horse Fair and Agricultural Show.

  • Residents in Castleplunkett get good news!

    Residents in Castleplunkett get good news!

    09/09/2016

    Roscommon County Council has confirmed its to raise the main Tulsk road out of Castleplunkett village following flooding earlier this year. MaryClaire gets the latest from Chair of the Local Flood Action Committee.

  • Longfords Aisling Childrens Festival in jeopardy as Arts Council axes funding

    Longford's Aisling Children's Festival in jeopardy as Arts Council axes funding

    09/09/2016

    Organisers of the Aisling Children's festival in Longford are expressing their anger that the Arts Council has cut its funding for this years event. It has rejected an appeal made on a May decision to axe a grant of five and a half thousand euro to the Longford group. This year's programme will still go ahead but there are concerns over what might happen in the future if support is not restored. PRO for the festival Marie Fennessy joined MaryClaire to fill her in on what's been happening.

  • Traveller accomodation in Leitrim - are fire safety standards being met?

    Traveller accomodation in Leitrim - are fire safety standards being met?

    09/09/2016

    After ten people died in a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines, Dublin, Leitrim County Council carried out a review of its sites. It found a number of potential hazards at the Shannonside View halting site at Rosebank, Carrick-on-Shannon, which comprises both dwelling units and caravan bays. Eoghan Murphy went to the site and spoke to Simon Mongan who first told him about the shock of last year’s tragedy.

  • Managing flood risk in Roscommon and Athleague - Part 2

    Managing flood risk in Roscommon and Athleague - Part 2

    09/09/2016

    With proposed solutions for managing flooding in Roscommon and Athleague on display, MaryClaire comes live from Roscommon's Golf Links Road with guests to highlight local concerns.

  • Managing flood risk in Roscommon and Athleague - Part 1

    Managing flood risk in Roscommon and Athleague - Part 1

    09/09/2016

    With proposed solutions for managing flooding in Roscommon and Athleague on display, MaryClaire comes live from Roscommon's Golf Links Road with guests to highlight local concerns.

  • Managing flood risk in Carrick on Shannon - Part 1

    Managing flood risk in Carrick on Shannon - Part 1

    09/09/2016

    The CFRAM study has arrived at final options to protect urban areas from flooding in the future. As engineers meet with the public in Carrick on Shannon, Let's Talk comes live from the Chamber of Commerce in the town with guests.

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