Talking Points

Talking Points: Tuesday 7 April

In Local News …

Gardai are appealing for help in tracing a Kilkenny man who’s missing for more than a fortnight.  While house prices locally continue to rise.  And a Carlow singer & songwriter is penning a new song to commemorate the 1916 Rising.

In National News …

A two year old girl has died after a hit and run in Dublin’s Phoenix Park.  And a new school admission policy will be published today

In Sport …

A former Kilkenny Hurler predicts an interesting championship season to come.  Victory for a local school with camogie & rugby wins recorded too.


Tuesday is Jackpot Day in Radio Bingo & this week’s is worth €6,000 with a daily prize of €200 also up for grabs.  Numbers are called at 8:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm & 6:30pm.


Meanwhile, well done to Michelle in Mooncoin who won €1,000 here on KCLR over the weekend with thanks to the National Lottery. Stay tuned for many more great giveaways.

Talk Time …

Coming up on KCLR Live with John Masterson 10am to 12pm: The Bennettsbridge schoolboy who pulled the cast off his broken hand to play in an All Ireland Colleges final he went onto win with St Kieran’s.  It’s official – women are better drivers than men!  Getting your child a place in school and is it about to get even
trickier? The show finds out when it links live to the primary teachers conference
in Ennis.

In Entertainment …

Fast & Furious 7 is showing at cinemas in Carlow & Kilkenny. It’s already smashed box office records in North America.  Have you seen it yet?  If not prepare for a tear-jerker at the end!

Go Racing or to the Theatre

Fancy winning tickets to Kilkenny Musical Society’s Sweeney Todd at the Watergate Theatre or to the Punchestown Festival? KCLR Breakfast has passes to both – details here

Vultures PI

Today’s installment of the radio drama is Episode 12: The Mighty Masters of Disguise, narrated by Dan McGrain.  Hear it on KCLR Lunch with John Keane at 1:45pm and on KCLR Afternoons with Eoin Carey at 5:45pm.

Win the Whole Kit & Caboodle

We’ve extended the closing date to this Thursday to make sure that all sporting clubs in Carlow & Kilkenny have a chance to win the prize of 25 jerseys, togs with some training gear thanks to Country Style Foods & KCLR Breakfast.

Kit and Caboodle updated

Where To Go …

Take part in a First Aid course, hear how to improve your garden, get in a gig & more – details here

Later on KCLR ….

Ken McGuire brings you The Frequency with the very best music mix from 7pm.  Then from 10pm Martin Bridgeman has Folk Roots.

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