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Andrea Gilligan invites callers to have their say on the topics of the day - get in touch by emailing lunchtimelive@newstalk.com

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    Olympians from Kilkenny

    Olympians from Kilkenny

    Kilkenny has a long history of elite athletes and with the Olympics kicking off in Paris this weekend, we wanted to chat to some of the former competitors that hail from  the Marble City. 
    Andrea was joined by Boxer, Darren O’Neill,Eileen O’Keefe who competed in the hammer throw at the Beijing Olympics and by racewalker, Perri Williams

    • 16 min
    Why is Kilkenny such a hub for animation?

    Why is Kilkenny such a hub for animation?

    Kilkenny may not have, on the surface of things, seemed the most obvious place to become a hub for animation. 
    But, the city hosts not one, but two multi award winning animations studio as well as a festival, Kilkenny Animated, that celebrates creativity and the craft of the visual image. Andrea was joined by Paul Young, Co- founder & Creative Director of Cartoon Saloon, Claire Finn, Managing Director at Lighthouse Studios to discuss this.

    • 10 min
    Reasons to be Happy: UK reaction to BBC showing the All Ireland final.

    Reasons to be Happy: UK reaction to BBC showing the All Ireland final.

    Lunchtime Live's Reasons to be Happy looks at some of the news stories that you might have missed that will leave you feeling more optimistic.  Killian Ginnity from Newstalk's digital team joined Andrea on the show

    • 10 min
    The new funding model for RTE

    The new funding model for RTE

    A new funding model for RTE is due to be signed off by Government later today . It will see the TV licence remain at its current rate of €160 per year, and will also see but  €725m of public money being pumped into the broadcaster over the next three years. Andrea was joined by John McGuinness, Fianna Fail TD for Carlow-Kilkenny to discuss the funding model

    • 7 min
    Why is Kilkenny so great?

    Why is Kilkenny so great?

    Between the hurling and the cat laughs festival – Kilkenny is famous for many many things but what else makes it so great? 
    Andrea was joined by a panel of old and new Kilkenny faces to tell her why Kilkenny is so great! She was joined by our own Bobby Kerry, Former Kilkenny camogie player Tracy Millea and presenter and podcaster James Kavanagh.

    • 17 min
    Children’s Health Services

    Children’s Health Services

    Emma got in touch to chat with Andrea about the waiting lists in Children's Health Service.

    • 10 min

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