Community Radio News Desk – Home care, Night Run and The Wheel

Home care with Tommy O’Connor

  • Debbie Mc Mahon spoke to Tommy O’ Connor whose wife Joanne O’Connor suffered a brain aneurysm back in 2017 she had surgery in Beaumont hospital & was transferred back to Tullamore hospital where she has been since. Joanne wants to come home to be with her family but despite all the remedial work having been carried out in the family home she still remains in Hospital. Tommy takes up the story…

Night Run with Eoin Conroy

  • Dundalk FM’s Marissa Lucchesi talks to Eoin Conroy, founder of the annual charity Night Run, which will take place in the streets of Dublin City Centre once again on Sunday 28th April at 9pm, about this year’s event. Marissa began by asking Eoin about the background to this annual event.

The Wheel with Ivan Cooper

  • As the charity sector in Ireland continues to receive support from all sectors of society Donie Tarrant spoke to Ivan Cooper, Director of Public Policy, with the Wheel Ireland, Ireland’s national association of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises. Donie firstly asked him to explain to ethos of The Wheel.

Broadcast: 06/02/2019