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    Cork District Court

    Paddy O'Gorman paid a visit to the Cork District Court - he tells of who he met there. 

    Weekly Work Emigration at Cork Airport

    Paddy O'Gorman has been to Cork Airport to meet with those who fly to the UK on a weekly basis for work, leaving on a Monday morning and returning on Friday. 

    Jewish Community in Ireland

    Paddy O'Gorman has been to Terenure and Churchtown meeting with the Jewish community living and shopping here. 

    Lenten Ashes

    Paddy O'Gorman was outside the Whitefriar St Church on Aungier St, where he met with those coming out having received their lenten ashes. People told Paddy what Lent ment to them, why they were there this morning and their memories growing up.


    Get Ireland Walking

    Paddy O'Gorman has been out walking again, this week he was in Cavan. There he went on a walk with the Happy Feet group and spoke to those that take part. 

    For more details on joining a walking group in your area or setting one up see Get Ireland Walking.

    Ballina District Court

    Paddy O’Gorman was at the Ballina District Court this week. A lot of the offences up before the judge were drink-related. 


    Get Ireland Walking

    Walking is the easiest way to get out and get happy! Paddy O'Gorman was in studio to tell us how he got on when he found a walking group near him - all part of the Get Ireland Walking initiative. 

    Visit the website here.


    The Courts

    Paddy O'Gorman was at the District court in Carrickmacross Co. Monaghan. He tells Sean how he got on.


    Poverty in Ireland

    The economy is growing and we’re hoping that the years of recession are behind us. But unfortunately we’ve also seen rising levels of consistent poverty.

    What’s the reality of living in poverty in modern-day Ireland? Marian Quinn – CEO of Tallaght West Childhood Development Initiative, Aodhan O’Riordan – Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, and from Cork Brendan Dempsey from Saint Vincent de Paul apoke to Miriam.

    Paddy O'Gorman also met with women who are struggling to get by on very little.


    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Paddy O'Gorman met with employees at A&L Goodbody who are involved in CSR. He also met with staff at Marks and Spencer and how they came to be doing the Marks and Start programme.

    More details on the Marks and Start programme, Marks and Spencer helping you find work, here.

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