KCLR Breakfast with John Walsh & Edwina Grace, Weekdays 7-10am

KCLR Breakfast with John & Edwina

To contact the show text or WhatsApp 083-306 96 96, call 1890 90 96 96, Facebook @KCLR96fm or Tweet @KCLR96fm #KCLRbreakfast


We’ve tickets to Kilkenny GAA V Limerick GAA this Saturday.  You’ll also get to enjoy Kilkenny V Clare in the camogie too.  The fun starts at 5pm.  Meanwhile, the second Hurlers Co-Op (Piltown) Draw took place last night:

Ticket Window

We’re opening the Ticket Window on Monday, July 3.  Across the week you’ll have chances to win tickets for two people to enjoy Jools Holland & his band at the 3Arena on October 14 PLUS the Wine, Dine & Dream package from the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, a sister venue to the Rivercourt Hotel in Kilkenny.  There you & your guest will be treated to a three course dinner before the show, you’ll overnight in a classic double room with a complimentary bottle of wine, enjoy free movies & relax after the gig in the hotel’s beautiful surroundings with a full Irish breakfast the following morning.

Watergate Theatre

Stay tuned for the chance to win tickets to The Kings of the Kilburn High Road at the Watergate Theatre for the Friday, July 14 performance.  (Details of that event here)

The competition will run from Monday, July 3 to Friday, July 7.

Turn a Minute into Miles

Can your general knowledge fuel your car?

Listen out for new competition Turn a Minute into Miles on KCLR Breakfast with Spar Topaz, Callan Road, Kilkenny.

We’ll be bringing people on air each day across the week to answer as many questions as possible within one minute.  The person with the most correct each Friday wins a €50 fuel voucher.

To register to take part simply contact the show between 7 & 10am any weekday morning using any of the usual channels.  We may be calling you back some weekday morning at 7:45am to come on air & have a go!

Tip Top Toes

We’ve teamed with our friends at Tip Top Toes shoes for kids at the Market Yard in Kilkenny to give away a €20 voucher each Monday between 8 & 9am up to & including July 10.

Shop owner Ethel joined us in studio recently to launch the competition & to talk summer season selection & back to school shoes – if you missed that listen back here:

Be Summer Ready

Are you Summer Ready? You could be if you win our fortnightly sunshine session with KO Spa & Beauty at the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel!

With holidays on the way, our winners can enjoy Shellac Colour Nails & a He Shi Full Body Spray Tan.

To be in with a chance of winning text the word SUMMER to 083-3069696 during show times on a competition day for your chance to win.  Next competition date is Wednesday, July 5, between 8 & 9am!

Linked In

Every Friday we offer up three words & ask you to find one that links them with CDs to win.

Today Is …

Each day we look at events related to the date & we love to hear if it means something to you.

Traffic & Travel

We’ve updates in traffic & travel with details of roadworks on local & commuter routes as well as rail, bus flight & ferry services.  Key bulletins are at 7:40, 8:20am, 8:40am & 9:20am (approx) and are sponsored by Europcar though updates are included as they come in.

You’ll find some of that information with details of water outages & more here



Play Radio Bingo each weekday for a chance to win cash while supporting the Friends of St Luke’s General Hospital for Carlow & Kilkenny. First play’s at 8:30am and books can be bought here  Jackpot Day is Tuesday & today, June 27, it’s worth €21,000.

The Birthday File

Celebrating a birthday or know somebody who is? If so, send on the details and we’ll include in one of our Birthday Files across the show with some well known names who share the date.

Where To Go Today

At a loose end & looking for something to do?  Or perhaps you’d like a new hobby or an outlet to meet new people? We’ve lots of suggestions in our Where To Go Today run-through at 9:30am.  If you’ve something to add please email [email protected]

Where To Go is sponsored by ZUNI Restaurant, Bar and Boutique Hotel.

Fitness Fun

Ger O’Toole from the Kilkenny Ormonde Leisure Club joins us on air every second Thursday to discuss fitness. If you’ve a query you’d like answered or are just in need of some advice send on your details!  He joins us again on June 29.

Listen back to previous chats here:

Meanwhile, check out some of our videos with him & others from the Ormonde Leisure crew for some tips:

Travel With Tom at Marble City Travel

Tom Britton of Marble City Travel joins us every Friday after 9am to look at different types of holidays & destinations.  He’s in again on June 30.

Listen back to Tom chatting here:



Flying Fears, Conde Nast Reader Travel Awards & more

Family, France & Camping

Top Ten Travel Tips

Hurricane Season & more

Why We Travel

Nice, Adventure Trips & more

Zika Virus & Return to Some Favourite Hot Spots

Destinations for 2017 Holiday Season

Travel Agent Vs Online Booking

Honeymoons & Holidays and the impact on travel to/from France of the attack on Nice

the UK, Thailand, Disneyland Paris & Las Vegas

the UK, Theme Parks & Sun Holidays

Around the World

Lapland/Iceland & Philadelphia Marathon

California, Jamaica, Mexico and North Carolina

Thought For The Day








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