On the line to Kathryn this morning is Joanne O'Riordan to tell us the good news about the UN has approved 50,000 euro to fund theconstruction of a robot to help Cork teenager Joanne. Joanne was born with no limbs & had addressed the UN last year asking them to make her a robot!
In studio with Kathryn this morning we have two great musicians, JerryFish & Cathy Davy with a performance & chat. Jerry is accompanied by guitarist Grum to perform 'Barefoot & Free' which is a new single & the very first of the new collaboration with R.S.A.G. (Rarely Seen Above the Ground) who features on drums. Cathy joins Jerry Fish at the ElectricPicnic & performs a Randy Newman's song, 'Simon Smith & his Amazing Dancing Bear' in studio this morning.
Kathryn's guest in studio this morning is Dr. Martine Millet-Johnston, Medical Director of the Kilkenny Clinicto discuss the freezing of a woman's eggs, women who wish to postpone having children until later, possibly until they have had a chance to develop their career, travel or study.
Yesterday in Croke Park, the battle was between Mayo & Tyrone - but at the same time and not too far from Croke Park, another team wasbattling for a place in a semi-final & that was our brave Underdogs, The Wild Geese from Oldtown in North Dublin play their hurling in Division Nine and yesterday they faced Réalt Dearg. The Wild Geese had a visit recently from Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald... but would Davy’s no-nonsense approach have an effect? Aidan Lenehan of the Wild Geese joins Kathryn on the line.
You might recall a few weeks ago we decided to take on that annual mantra 'Im Bored'from our school children countrywide. We asked listeners to let us know why they should have a chance to 'road-test' a new book called Unbored. Kathryn is joined in our Cork studio by Carmel Shortiss & her teenage children Emer & Eoghan. On the line we have 13 year old Constance McMorrow, who recently had a heart transplant & her mother Fina.