On 9th May, John Whittle was
joined in the Good Morning studio by Garda Sgt. Tony Lavery of the new
dedicated Community Policing Unit in Claremorris.
talked about the activities associated with community policing, which
include school visits, Community Alert, Neighbourhood Watch, and
He explains that they would also visit vulnerable people living alone, for example.
his many administrative duties, Sgt. Lavery emphasised the importance
he places on being visible on the street, and on engaging with the
public: “They are our eyes and ears,” he says.
Also discussed was
the new Community Alert covering Claremorris West, which includes the
townlands off the Balla Road, and how Community Alert schemes work.
On the week that saw Claremorris’s
first win of their Mayo Senior Football League campaign, regular hosts
John Whittle and Billy Fitzpatrick are joined in the studio by John
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John Whittle was joined in the
Good Morning Show studio on Thursday 9th May by Frank Breslin, chair of
Barnacarroll Area Development.
They discussed the history of the company, and the Community Sports Centre and the range of facilities it now offers.
childcare services are now available at the centre, and Frank outlined
the different provisions of their pre-school, breakfast club,
after-school and all-day care.
They went on to talk about the
Foróige group based there, which is one of the biggest – if not the
biggest – in the country, presently catering to 135 participants.
Frank also encouraged parents to get involved with their kids’ activities.