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The Michael Reade Show Monday September 26th 2022

Pressure on the hospitals this winter, the homeless crisis, the cost of living protest in Dublin last Saturday, Budget expectations and is a United Ireland on the cards - just some of the topics covered today. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 24m
Sep 26
The Michael Reade Show Friday September 23rd 2022

In a pre Budget Special today Ministers Damien English and Thomas Byrne heard from listeners about what they would like to see in Budget 2023 next week * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 15m
Sep 23
The Michael Reade Show Thursday 22nd of September 2022

The Cost of Living Coalition protest, call for the Russian ambassador to be expelled from Ireland , seminar in Louth aims to increase the diversity of women in local government, and Minister Stephen Donnelly accused of being ageist over Dealgan Nursing Home review........just some of the topics covered today. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 13m
Sep 22
The Michael Reade Show Wednesday September 21st 2022

We had reaction to the government's pension reform plans, GP shortages in Meath, school bus fiasco and the breakdown of respect for the gardai in light of that shocking ramming of the garda car in Dublin - just some of the topics discussed today * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 14m
Sep 21
The Michael Reade Show Tuesday 20th of September 2022

Warning of mental health emergency amid cost of living crisis, Senator Shane Cassells on future on Navan Hospital, energy supports urged for pubs, the LPT tax rate in Louth and people outside of Dublin less likely to have a pension ......some of the topics covered today * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 18m
Sep 20
The Michael Reade Show Monday September 19 2022

Minister for European Affairs Thomas Byrne and Sinn Fein's Climate Action spokesperson Darren O'Rourke debated the energy crisis as ESB profits soar and the Irish Times reported of standing charge hikes of up to 300 for electricity regardless of your energy usage, LMFM's Marc O'Driscoll had a special report from Friday's Save Navan Hospital protest while FF Councillor Tommy Reilly gave personal experience of why Navan Hospital should not close. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Sep 19
The Michael Reade Show Friday September 16 2022

Our news reporter Marc O'Driscoll gave details of the baby in critical condition in hospital, which is under garda investigation, a local charity told how elderly people in the Dundalk area are afraid to turn the lights on because they are worried about their electricity bills and Deputy Peadar Toibin spoke to us ahead of the Save Navan Hospital Protest today....just some of the topics covered today * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 17m
Sep 16
The Michael Reade Show Thursday September 15th 2022

The 1st day of the Dail return, EU energy plan, palliative care, the proposed minimum wage, reports of proposed increase to the special 9% tax rate for the hospitality sector and how to save on energy costs - some of the topics covered today. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 18m
Sep 15
The Michael Reade Show Wednesday September 14th 2022

In a show special on the energy crisis we spoke to businesses across Louth and Meath about the challenges they face to stay afloat amid the astronomical rise in the cost of energy and the increase in food products. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 15m
Sep 14
The Michael Reade Show Tuesday September 13th 2022

Denise Lynch, owner of Wool Works shop in Drogheda ,revealed how her electricity bill for the past two months has jumped a by whopping €2,360 , and Junior Minister Thomas Byrne discussed the main talking points of the FF think in and also the documents relating to Navan Hospital released to this programme under FOI * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Sep 13
The Michael Reade Show Monday September 12th 2022

Contents of three additional documents released to LMFM, following our appeal to original FOI ruling, relating to the future of Our Lady's Hospital in Navan was discussed with Deputy Peadar Toibin and separately with Junior Minister Damien English, local councillor Kevin Callan spoke of pollution concerns as a result of a dredger partially sinking at Drogheda Port Company on the river Boyne in Drogheda, child poverty and the issues likely to dominate the return of the Dail - just some of the topics covered * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 22m
Sep 12
The Michael Reade Show Friday September 9th 2022

Liz Truss' appointment and the implications for the NI protocol, the death of Queen Elizabeth, mortgage interest rates hike, unions urge rise in the minimum wage were among the topics covered today * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 17m
Sep 09
The Michael Reade Show Thursday 8th of September 2022

The green light for the construction of Phase 1 of the Northern Port Access Route was the subject of a heated discussion between Fergus O'Dowd and Imelda Munster. Other topics discussed included childcare pay, energy prices and the implications for the retail sector, and how senior citizens can keep warm this winter with spiralling energy prices. * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Sep 08
The Michael Reade Show Wednesday September 7 2022

Frustrated parents appealed to the powers that be to provide places for their children on the school bus route from Annagassan to Dundalk while we heard from local Councillor Paula Butterly and Labour TD Ged on the issue. * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 17m
Sep 07
The Michael Reade Show Tuesday September 6th 2022

Justice Minister Helen McEntee discussed concerns around the review into future of Navan Hospital's ED, European Affairs Minister Thomas Byrne gave his take on Liz Truss election and Helen Tuffy, a mum of two from Bective hit out at her two sons not getting places on the school bus scheme....just some of the topics discussed today.... * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 20m
Sep 06
The Michael Reade Show Monday September 5th 2023

The horrific murders in Tallaght dominated the show today. Stephen Breen, Crime Editor of the Irish Sun outlined details of what happened while local Councillor Charlie O'Connor described the shock in the community * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 21m
Sep 05
The Michael Reade Show Friday September 2nd 2022

Worried about the whopping rise in electricity and gas announced by Electric Ireland yesterday? Finance Journalist Charlie Weston offered advice today on how to try and make savings. Calls on the government to introduce a Wealth and Windfall Tax, why nursing homes are closing and controversy surrounding the review into the closure of the emergency department at Navan Hospital were among some of the other topics discussed on today's show. * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 18m
Sep 02
The Michael Reade Show Thursday September 1st 2022

Heated exchanges between Michael and Junior Minister Damien English over Navan Hospital, Sinn Fein Meath West TD Johnny Guirke quizzed over his failure to register rental property, Julie McNeela of Aras Mhuire Nursing facility in Drogheda spoke of the disappointment of staff not receiving the promised Covid bonus payment and SVP receives 30 calls per hour during the month of August from parents worried about school costs - just some of the topics covered today. * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Sep 01
The Michael Reade Show Wednesday August 31st 2022

Navan Hospital, risk of homelessness, revenue cigarette seizure, the student accommodation crisis and unpaid rents to Louth Co Counil were among the topics covered today * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 21m
Aug 31
The Michael Reade Show Tuesday 30th of August 2022

Today on the Michael Reade Show: We're talking about the bus chaos and staff shortages which are hampering the start of the new school year. Labour's Housing Spokesperson Rebecca Moynihan joins us to look at Govt's performance on housing. ABII call for more funding for rehabilitation services for those with acquired brain injuries in their pre-budget submission and local MEP Colm Markey calls for an EU price cap on energy pricing - these stories and more * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 21m
Aug 30
The Michael Reade Show Monday 30th of August 2022

Today on the show : With the latest Garda crime figures showing that the number of children charged with sex crimes is increasing the Dublin Rape Crisis centre call for a revamp of the sex education strategy. As bus and staff shortages create chaos as the schools reopen we speak with Senator Gerard Craughwell, MyHome.ie tell us how the rise in the cost of living is influencing the property market and we talk about the need for action on Govt to curb rising energy costs - these stories and more * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 22m
Aug 29
The Michael Reade Show Friday 26th of August 2022

Today on the show: Independent TD Peter Fitzpatrick joins us to discuss his Budget 2023 wish list. St Patrick's Mental Health Services discuss their new survey which highlights the stigma attached to mental health issues and Prof Donal O Shea, HSE Lead on obesity talks about how the rise of e-scooters is impacting on our physical activity - these stories and more * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Aug 26
The Michael Reade Show Thursday 25th of August 2022

Today on the show : Sinn Fein Spokesperson on Transport, Darren O Rourke calls for increased capacity on our overloaded school transport service. Bishop Andrew Forster tells us why Church leaders on both sides of the border are asking for action from Govt on the cost of living crisis. We bring you reaction to the resignation of Robert Troy and Ged Nash joins us as speculation mounts of job losses at Yapstone - these stories and more * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Aug 25
The Michael Reade Show Wednesday 24th of August 2022

Today on the show : Denis Naughten joins us to discuss the current energy supply concerns and if we're facing into a winter of power outtages.The Road Safety Authority advise listeners on back to school road safety. As the Robert Troy debacle rolls on we discuss the Junior Minister's political future with Deputy Paul Murphy and ALONE respond to the violent attack on 93 yr old Una Farrell and her sons - these stories and more * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Aug 24
The Michael Reade Show Tuesday 23rd of August 2022

Today on the show : We look at the harsh reality of the childcare sector with Labour Leader Ivana Bacik who outlines details of her party's Childcare Plan. Unite the Union call on Govt and management at Premier Periclase to work with them to help secure jobs at the plant. Stephen Breen brings us the tragic details on the death of Dylan McCarthy and Ruairi O Murchu discusses the growing support for a United Ireland - these stories and more * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 21m
Aug 23
The Michael Reade Show Monday 22nd of August 2022

Today on the show : Emma Lane Spollen of the Ukraine Civil Society Forum spoke to us about the continuing housing crisis for refugees. Peadar Toibin gave us details of the next Save Navan Hospital Campaign Group to protest against HSE's plans for Navan hospital. Third Age Ireland joined us to speak about the growing energy prices and their concerns about what Budget 2023 will hold and Deputy Gino Kenny spoke to us about plans for drug testing to be made available at Electric Picnic * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 20m
Aug 22
The Michael Reade Show Friday August 19th 2022

A denied freedom of information request by this programme , which raised questions about the timing of Paul Reid's resignation, was discussed with Minister for European Affairs Thomas Byrne and Sinn Fein's Darren O'Rourke while former Taoiseach John Bruton gave his thoughts on why ditching the Protocol will not only be bad for the Union, it will be bad for unionists. * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 19m
Aug 19
The Michael Reade Show Thursday 18th of August 2022

Harry Taylor of the group 'Secret and Lies Confronted' , who caught local man Declan Power trying to abduct and have sex with a 13 year old girl, outlined what happened and how the problem has become an epidemic,. Other topics covered today included coalition being at odds over proposed increase to jobseekers allowance, childcare issues and the need for alternative energy plans * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 20m
Aug 18
The Michael Reade Show Wednesday 17th of August 2022

Today on the show: Chair of Meath County Council Nick Killian calls for public representatives to be added to the working group reviewing plans for the future of Navan Hospital. Timmy Dooley joins us to discuss the high number of "traffic incidents" involving e-scooters and the Hardware Association of Ireland outline details of their "Empty Homes" plan aimed at tackling the housing crisis - these stories and many more. * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 22m
Aug 17
The Michael Reade Show Tuesday 16th of August 2022

Today on the show : As it emerges that the working group set up to review services at Our Lady's hospital in Navan have been tasked with identifying additional capacity at the hospital we speak with local TD's about what this will mean for reconfiguration plans at the hospital. Unite the Union speak to us about possible job losses at Premier Periclase. The RSA appeal to motorists to refresh their knowledge when it comes to driving on the motorway and One in Four discuss details of the Declan Power case - a local man who was jailed in England after he flew to England with the intention of abducting and having sex with a 13yr old girl - these stories and more covered on the show * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 23m
Aug 16