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Sports Roadshow returns

The CCR Sports Roadshow is returning to Claremorris on Friday, October 27th.  This boxing special will take place in Hanley’s Sports Bar, Claremorris, from 10.30pm.

Hosts Austin Garvin and Billy Fitzpatrick will be joined on the night by:

  • Joe Charles President of Claremorris Boxing Club and a multiple Connacht champion
  • Seán Horkan (Castlebar BC), former Irish champion and Team Manager of the most successful Irish team ever – at the Barcelona Olympics
  • Pat McDonagh, (Geesala) trainer of Ciara Ginty, world and junior Olympic Champion, and Ailbhe Carabine, a current European Champion
  • Stephen Connolly, Registrar of the IABA, who is travelling from Dublin to be with us
  • Several local musicians, who will be performing live.

As during the summer, the show will be broadcast live on Facebook and then aired on 94.6 FM the following Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Blue September in CCR

Chris enters the blue zoneWe had a very busy morning here in the CCR studios.

First up, in honour of Blue September, the male members of staff all sported blue paint (or insulating tape) all over our handsome visages.  Or else it was the addition of the colour that made them handsome.  I’m not sure.  Gordon Campbell is overseeing our contribution to Blue September so, if you’d like to make a donation to this very worthwhile cause, please talk to Gordon.

On air, it was Michael Burke’s first day ‘on the job’, as the new host of Friday’s Good Morning Show.  Ably assisted by the master himself, Eamonn Kelly, Michael’s apprenticeship was short-lived as he put out an excellent show.  Well done Michael!

A significant guest on the programme this morning was Nicola Glavey, the newly-crowned World Kickboxing Champion! She brought her belt in to show the lads, both of whom were on their best behaviour.

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