Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Morning Show with Declan Meehan, Thursday 13th May

Thursday 13th May
The Morning Show with Declan Meehan

The serious damage on Wicklow roads was one of the main topics covered on todays Morning Show with Declan Meehan. We heard details of the financial impact being felt by drivers since the big freeze cause potholes from AA Spokesperson, Conor Faughnan. We also discussed the funding needed for repairs with Local councillors Jimmy O’ Shaughnessy, Pat Doran and Pat Vance and heard comment from FG TD Michael Ring.

On this morning’s show we heard reaction to the announcement of 2,000 new teaching posts from INTO spokesperson, Peter Mullan and Deputy Joe Behan, we discussed the importance of encouraging saving at a young age with Mark Bailey, President, Irish League of Credit Unions and we spoke to Macra Na Feirme Chairman, Dara Kavangh and Deputy Andrew Doyle about the future of farming.

The Morning Show also featured a discussion about a National Consumer Agency (NCA) survey which highlighted the varying costs of GP’s and dentists and the lack of accessibility to prices for these services. Declan heard details on the survey from NCA, Head of Research, Fergal O’ Leary. We also got comment from College of GP’s, PRO, Neil O’ Cleirith and Irish Dental Association spokesperson Ciara Scott.

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