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KCLR LIVE: Monday 12th July, 2021

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On today’s KCLR Live, Eimear talks to a joyous Ricardo better known as “Tavo” from Cibo’s in Carlow about last night’s match and the celebrations in Ewing’s, Carlow.
Kilkenny man Martin Prendergast brought his nine year old son Cian to Wembley for the Euros final… but the behaviour of some of the England supporters appalled Martin. He reflects on the game and his admiration for Southgate.
Minister for Disabilities Anne Rabbitte and FF TD Jennifer Murnane O’Connor talk to us ahead of a visit to local services this morning including Holy Angels, St Patrick’s Centre and the Delta Centre. Eimear questions the minister on the full reopening of day services, July provision and a lack of services for children who need them most.
Irish Water’s Jim Fitzgerald explains how the boil water notice remains in place for much of Carlow. There are still no reasons given for the source of the pollution as an investigation continues,
Enda O’Doherty motivates and inspires us as it’s Monday…
In part two, we hold a live studio debate featuring Kilkenny man Tommy Roche on why he will not be opting for a vaccine. Dr John Cuddihy responds to Tommy’s assertions and both discuss the difficulties with indoor dining.
SIPTU’s Denis Hynes, who is also a local councillor, updates us on how St Luke’s hospital is still suffering with long waiting times in ED and stressed out staff.
Pat Comerford from Flower Power garden centre tells us about a surge in sales for plants and flowers this year.
Lots more including your calls, comments and texts.