Noel McGuinness is joined by Councillor Alison Gilliland from the Labour Party to discuss the recent revisions to the proposed water charges. Cllr Gilliland welcomes the reworked Irish Water Plan presented in the Dail by Minister Alan Kelly TD.
‘Minister Kelly has taken the previous Irish Water plan by the scruff of the neck and completely reworked it to ensure that water charges are fair and affordable’
Noel and Alison discuss the protests that have continued despite the revised plan and the future of the project.
They also talk about the Labour Party and its preparedness for the next General Election.
Mark Finnegan talks to Brian Cuddy from StreetSmart Ireland. Brian is the brainchild behind the Dine out, Help out campaign.The campaign aims to raise much needed funds for Focus Ireland. It works like this, if you dine out at any of the 20 participating restaurants, you will have the option of adding an extra two euro to the end of your bill. This two euro will go directly to the charity. Its also broke down between the numbers dining, e.g. if 4 people are dining together its a 50 cent donation each.The Campaign will run through the Xmas period and until the end of January. Brian is hoping that the campaign becomes a success and can build into an annual event. You can get more information about the campaign and a list of participating restaurants here.
Mark Finnegan is joined in studio by Miss Theresa Kelly and the students from The Donahies Community School. The students are in final preparations for their production of “Hairspray” The Musical in the school. The show will be on the 3rd ,4th and 5th of December @7pm in the Donahies School ,Donaghmede. You can purchase tickets in person from the school office or by phone on 01 8473522.
Madeleine Ebbs speaks to Noel McGuinness on Northside Today about the Christmas Fair to be held at Parnells GAA Club on Sunday 7th December from 11am to 6pm. She talks about some of the many things that will be at the fair including gift stalls, Santa’s Grotto, kids’ fun activities, a climbing wall, zorb ball and ball pit, the North Dublin Community Gospel Choir. Also there will be mulled wine and mince pies, a shoebox collection in aid of the Simon Community (gloves, hats, scarves & shoes please), and a giving tree for St. Vincent de Paul. The tree lights will be turned on at 5pm. This sounds like a marvellous day.