Sincere thanks to Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this week’s programme on Sunday 16th June 2019. (S.R.)
Costing thirteen million euro and an expensive golf iron, the recent visit of American President Donald Trump was not controversy free.
Fifty six years and ten American Presidents earlier, John F. Kennedy was the first head of his country to drop by and say hello. Unlike ‘The Donald’, Kennedy’s visit was a morale booster for a nation in the midst of a depression.
Unlike Kennedy, it would be difficult to imagine a photograph of Trump keeping the Pope company on Irish kitchen walls.
However, on this week’s edition of ‘Where the road takes me’, John Greene discovers that the Kennedy’s had their own little skeletons in the cupboard as well. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” on C103 at 7pm This Sunday”
Neily McSweeney, Ballydaly is is taking part in the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle on July 6th to raise funds for Pieta House. If anyone would like to sponsor him that would be greatly appreciated, just contact Neily or Ciara and they will arrange to meet.
Finally it looks like the Air Ambulance based in Rathcoole is to get the go-ahead:
“Minister for Health, Simon Harris, TD, announced today (Friday) that a new aeromedical service in the South will be launched in the coming weeks following the signing of a Service Level Agreement between the HSE and Irish Community Rapid Response.
Welcoming the news, Minister Harris said “I am delighted that a new aeromedical service in the South will commence shortly. I would like to thank the HSE National Ambulance Service and Irish Community Rapid Response for its commitment in developing this Service Level Agreement and ensuring the necessary clinical and corporate governance arrangements are such that the new service will be safe, robust and sustainable.
The service will see the establishment of a charitably funded Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in the South, which will operate from Rathcoole Aerodrome, just northeast of Millstreet, County Cork. The service will complement the existing aeromedical services and improve aeromedical access to the South of Ireland …”
[read the full statement on the Department of Health website]
[read more …] “Air Ambulance Helicopter to get the Green Light”
June 21st is MND Global Awareness Day, and Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association are holding a Drink Tea for MND event
Friday, June 21, 2019
10 AM – 2 PM
at O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet.
[read more …] “Drink Tea for MND”