In the first hour of this morning’s Tipp Today we were joined by Extra Time presenter Ronan Quirke to discuss the draws for the 2018 Tipperary county senior football and hurling championships. We also spoke to Cllr Micheal Lowry in relation to the 21 million euro allocated for maintenance and upgrading of Tipperary roads. We then spoke to a resident from Terryglass about their ongoing protest in relation to the conditions of their roads. We were then joined by Cllr David Doran and caller Mick O’Brien who voiced very different opinions to the question whether or not every household should have a legally held firearm following yet another attack on a rural householder.
In the second hour of this morning’s Tipp Today we had our weekly legal slot with Gillian O’Mahoney. We then discussed the governments go-ahead for a referendum on abortion to take place this year. We heard both Pro-choice and Pro-life opinions. We then welcomed bride to be Eileen Boland back to the show to talk more about her mock wedding in aid of Motor Neuron Disease.
In the final hour of this morning’s Tipp Today we took more calls discussing the question of whether or not every household should have a legally held firearm. We were then joined by Ursula Paine discussing the upcoming dementia awareness workshops in The Source in Thurles. We then had 3 Young Budding entrepreneurs from the High School, Clonmel talking about their new board games. We finished off by speaking to Emma Burns of Pro Choice Tipperary in relation to Repeal the Eight.