Talking Points

Talking Points: Wednesday 12 August

In News …

Locally:  Hundreds of students will pick up their Leaving Cert results today.

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Elsewhere: Socialist Party TD Ruth Coppinger says tenants should refuse to leave a property if the alternative is becoming homeless.  Gardai in Cobh are to resume questioning a man in relation to the stabbing of a mother & her teenage daughter. Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbot has claimed a vote on same sex marriage will be put to the people following the General Election.  There are fresh claims that Russia was involved in the downing of a flight last year.

Keep up to date with what’s going on with our bulletins on weekdays each half hour 7-9am, hourly to 4pm, half hourly again 4-7pm & hourly thereafter.

In Sport

Kilkenny Senior hurler TJ Reid has been shortlisted for the GAA / GPA / Opal Player of the Month for July.  Junior football action in Carlow last night saw a win for Palatine.

Get the latest in local sporting fixtures & results with international news across the day with extra updates on weekend afternoons. You’ll also catch some titbits on our website here

In Entertainment …

Word is that Angelina Jolie is set to work with Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon!  It’s understood she’s teaming up with the two-time Oscar nominated outfit for animated feature The Breadwinner.  Read more here

**PREMIUM CONTENT--HIGHER RATES APPLY** Actress Angelina Jolie poses for a portrait to promote her directorial debut of the film 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 in New York City.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

KCLR Breakfast …

Another chance to win a two night Belfast break with four course meal and tickets to Leinster V Ulster on Aug 21/22?  KCLR Breakfast with John Walsh & Edwina Grace have another qualifying question – win today & you’re in Friday draw from which two will get to win the stay at Benedict’s of Belfast thanks to Tourism Northern Ireland.

KCLR Live …

John Masterson brings you KCLR Live 10am to 12noon from the Kilkenny Café with the big reveal of the Together for Better winners.  Details of the finalists here

Together for Better

KCLR Lunch & Afternoons …

Hey you, what’s that sound kicks off on KCLR Lunch today from 12-3 with John Keane?

What's that sound

He’s followed by Eoin Carey with KCLR Afternoons 3-6pm.

Where To Go …

Enjoy some arts, take in a seisiun, bee crafty & more – details in our Where To Go.

This Evening on KCLR …

Our news team has a round-up of the day’s stories on The Way It Is from 6pm.

The Frequency from 7pm has the latest in new music with songs like this one:

Jazz Café will help you get over the midweek slump from 10pm.

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