Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The Morning Show with Declan Meehan, Wednesday 26th October

Wednesday 27th October
The Morning Show with Declan Meehan

The on-going campaign to stop the closure of Wicklow Hospital was just one of the topics we discussed on the Morning Show with Declan Meehan. We heard an update from campaigner Mandie Delahunt and got further comment from Wicklow HSE health forum member, Cllr Tom Fortune.

On today’s show we talked to journalist and author Eamonn Sweeney about his new book “Down, Down, Deeper and Down, Ireland in the 70’s & 80’s and we also heard reaction to the Governments plan to cut living standards from local Cllrs Simon Harris and Pat Fitzgerald and got further comment from IBEC Chief Economist Fergal O’ Brien.

The Morning show also featured a discussion about the campaign for a second level educate together school for County Wicklow, We heard details from the last public meeting on this from Jessica Bird, North Wicklow/South Dublin Educate Together Second-level Action Group. We also heard comment from local Councillors Derek Mitchell and Ciaran Hayden.

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Claire Darmody,
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