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Talking Points: Wednesday 19 August

In News …

Locally:  Ten dogs removed from a Myshall puppy farm have now been collected from Limerick Animal Welfare by their new owners.  Six people had to be rescued from the water in July, Carlow had no reported rescues.

Elsewhere:   A majority of German MPs are expected to vote in favour of the third Greek bailout deal.  The children of Jason Corbett have been placed under the guardianship of his sister and her husband.  A guide to assist prospective college students has been published by the Union of Students in Ireland.  Psychiatric nurses at St Ita’s in Dublin have postponed industrial action.  Builders say there are no incentives to get involved in rental accommodation.

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 (with Aut Even Hospital)

Plenty of hurling action in Kilkenny last night with wins for Dicksboro & Carrickshock & others – see here.  In Carlow’s under 21 hurling this evening Mount Leinster Rangers meet Naomh Eoin while Ballinkillen go up against Erin’s Own.  While there’s lots of U16 football fun – more here

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 …

Friends fan? Have you seen these clips?

KCLR Breakfast …

Fancy taking a break from it all & whisking the family away to Bundoran?  We’ve a wonderful prize with thanks to DiscoverBundoran.com with three night self catering, cinema passes, surfing & horseriding sessions & more.  That & more on KCLR Breakfast 7-10am.

KCLR Live …

John Masterson brings you KCLR Live 10am to 12noon.  Singer songwriter Frances Black will be in studio to chat about her work with RISE and her upcoming gig with Kieran Goss in Kilkenny.  The husband of a woman who attended Cois Nore for therapies joins the discussion on the centre.  We hear about The Glanbia Business Awards.  The weekly Garda Community Assist with Carlow-Kilkenny gardai has the latest on crimes in the locality.  Jimmy Saunders will discuss his new music video shot in local pub Cleere’s.  KilkAlso Walter O’Brien will join John on the show this morning.  Walter, who is the inspiration for the hit US series, Scorpion, will talk about what’s happened since his TV show aired. Walter recently started Scorpion Studios Inc – a broadcast studio and film consultancy in Los Angeles, California.  He has completed a deal with Sony’s Columbia Pictures and will be credited as the technical advisers for the new movie, Spiderman Venom.  Our Sue Nunn first interviewed Walter this time last year – you can hear that interview here Meanwhile this is the original trailer for the TV series:


KCLR Lunch & Afternoons …

KCLR Lunch with John Keane sees Ryan Sheridan back by popular demand to play in studio.  This is what happened last time he was on the show:

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

Where To Go …

Donate blood, enjoy a bee crafty session, attend a Samaritan’s information evening & 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 airs from 10pm to help you over the midweek slump.

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