Friday, October 2, 2015

Friday 2nd October 2015 The Morning Show With Declan Meehan

10- 11pm
The show kicked off with a lively chat over the day’s papers with local journalists Mick Kelly of and Mary Fogarty of the Bray People. Ex-Ireland Rugby player and Arklow businessman Shane Byrne chatted to Declan ahead of the weekend’s big Rugby fixture – Shane thinks Ireland should do the business in the Pool D match against Italy.
The Brohan Family of Jaconi Crafts dropped in for a chat – they are three enterprising Wicklow kids who have started their own Minecraft business – making merchandise based on YouTubers “skins” of Minecraft figures. Declan had a quick call with Tenor Anthony Kearns who’s just performed for the Pope in the US and is singing in the Grand Hotel tonight.
11- 12pm
Just after news we checked in with Irish-based American law lecturer at NUI Galway Larry Donnelly. He filled us in on the latest developments around gun control in the US following the most recent school shooting tragedy in Oregan yesterday. David from the Happy Pear Greystones was in studio laden down with yummy desserts and filled Declan in on the Family Day and Apple Pie competition coming up soon at the Happy Pear coffee shop soon. Vladimir were in studio with portable piano and two violins – they played some gorgeous tunes and chatted to Declan about their music and their upcoming gig in Mermaid Theatre, Bray tomorrow Saturday. Paul Williams, Crime journalist with the Independent filled Declan in on the latest on crime following the sentencing of raiders in the aggravated burglary of the Corcoran family back in 2013. Larry Blanche from Boyle gave Declan a few tips on sporting events and then we rounded off the show with three brothers from Kilcoole who have their own brewing company – O’Brother. They brought in some of their produce for everyone to sample – off air!

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