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Ray Darcy Monday 11 November 2019

Christmas Card For Barry 

You might remember Barry Connolly from Co.Meath, who loved receiving cards and after we spoke to his mum Sharon about it, Barry received over 4,800 birthday cards in September of this year. 

Well, we’ve had an email in to the show saying;

"Could you please email me name & address for Barry, the 30 year old that his Mam asked for cards for his birthday this year.

I can't find his details ( in spite of knowing I saved them) & would like to send a Christmas Card...thank you"

Kind Regards 

Mary Frances

We’ve checked with Barry’s mum Sharon and she’s ok with us sharing the address again and that’s Barry Connolly, Carranstown, Ballivor, Co Meath….

Well we know that it is November but here is Ray's new playlist, aptly named October List - Let us know what you think of it to ray@rte.ie

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On today's show LGBT+ Ally Role Model Aisling Gannon, Pricewatch - Conor Pope and What Planet Are You On ?

LGBT+ Ally Role Model Aisling Gannon

LGBT+ Ally Role Model Aisling Gannon

Aisling Gannon’s son is 11 years old. Steve was born a female, but has identified as a boy since he was 2 and a half years old. Since the time he could speak, Steve has been consistent, insistent and persistent that he is a boy. Recently, Aisling was honoured as a 2019 LGBT+ Ally Role Model in recognition of her work on diversity and inclusion as a partner at Eversheds Sutherland law firm – where she spoke about why as the parent of a transgender child, it is important to break down barriers. Aisling talks to Ray this afternoon
 
Eversheds Sutherland partner Aisling Gannon was been named a 2019 LGBT+ Ally Role Model by OUTstanding in recognition of her work on the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
 

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

Conor Pope joins us once again to champion your consumer issues, if you have a consumer problem you can send it to pricewatch@rte.ie

What Planet Are You On  ?

What Planet Are You On ?

Today, RTE kicks off a week-long focus on climate change to coincide with Science Week. Tomorrow on RTÉ One a three part series will begin. It’s called "What Planet are you On?" presented by Maia Dunphy.

The show follows three familie and looks at their daily lives in the areas of water, waste, energy and food in their homes. Their habits are then evaluated by experts! Maia Dunphy is here now and the experts: On waste - Brian Kelleher, lecturer in environmental chemistry in DCU. On water – Fiona Regan, professor of chemistry and Director of the DCU Water Institute and on energy - in our Limerick studio - JJ Leahy, professor in the Department of Chemical Sciences at the University of Limerick. 
 

Music Played on the Show

It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

R.E.M.

4:15

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