Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Morning Show with Declan Meehan, Tuesday 24th July, 2012

Tuesday 24th July 2012
The Morning Show with Declan Meehan

10 - 11am

• Listener Julie-Ann talked to Declan about the second Household Charge letter. We also discussed the proposals for a Property Charge with Blessington-based tax expert Martin Craul. Caroline McGuigan of Suicide or Survive chatted to Declan about a fundraising run Bay to Bray happening this October and we had Damien Lawless in studio who is taking part in the run: the equivalent of 6 full marathons. Local councillors David Grant and George Jones talked about the suggestion that local town councils may be abolished. Susan Roe gave us an update on the school students from Kilcoole and Avondale who have succeeded in climbing Kilamanjaro.

11- 12pm

• Finance expert John Diskin was in studio to come back to some of the issues raised earlier in the programme about the Household and Property Charges. John Fagan, an Irish actor based in London dropped in to chat with Declan about his roles in the Chapterhouse Theatre Company’s outdoor productions of Shakespeare in Powerscourt and Avondale and about his life as an actor in a touring company. Sarah Smith who spoke to the Morning Show in June about her dramatic series of mishaps came on to give us an update on how she was getting on and the kindness of many people who have helped her family out, including Alistair Hill, of Hill’s Garage, Arklow, who also chatted to Declan and Sarah. Dr Ernan Gallagher filled Declan in on the dangers of fake tan to the skin and gave some safety tips for pregnant women using tanning products. Fiona Wynne of the Irish Sun talked about a variety of tanning methods. Declan checked in with Mick Lynch in advance of the Madonna concert in the Aviva this evening.

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