INR - INCHICORE NEWS ROUND - Inchicore's and Kilmainham's very own news service.

W/c  6 July 2020

Royal Hospital Kilmainham and IMMA are now back open. Visit their new outdoor café The Flying Dog from 10am. Alongside great coffee from Java Republic, you can choose from a selection of teas, hand cut sandwiches, salad pots, ice-cream and delicious treats. Grab your picnic blanket and relax in their social distancing circles.

The Patriots Inn reopened to the public the 2nd of July. There’ll be a full menu, daily specials and creamy pints from 11am Thursday to Sunday. To book call 01 6799 595

Inchicore village has a new Pizza takeaway restaurant. Apache Pizza has opened in the premises beside the old Bolger’s shop, opposite Unfiltered Coffee.

The Gent’s Den Barbershop has relocated to a new premises. They have moved from inside Cleary’s Pub to a new unit at 203 Tyrconnell Road. They are taking bookings at 085 810 6563

Frontline Bikes is a new social enterprise from Frontline Make A Change. The renovated bike shop is located beside Riggers D8 on Emmet Road.

The brewery tours at Rascals Brewing will restart from the August bank holiday weekend. For more information, and booking, visit

BOOM Coffee at Ring Terrace in Inchicore has extended opening hours. You can now get Barista made coffee 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 5pm at the weekends. 

Local estate agents Brock Delappe are due to open a new location in Kilmainham. The new showroom and office is located close to the Natural Bakery and Eurospar on the South Circular Road. 

If you have news or want anything included in INR, Inchicore News Round, contact Total Country via twitter @totalcountryfm e-mail or via text on 089 484 1212.

So that’s it from INR for the time being, we’ll be back soon on Total Country – Country to the ‘Core.    

CDX COUNTRY NEWS - A quick weekly music news update from Nashville's Shannon McCombs

Each day at 12, 3, 6 and 9pm we air the latest in country music news presented from Nashville by Shannon McCombs. Shannon is a Nashville radio and TV host, as well as a writer, producer and interviewer and is a National Country Radio Hall of Fame 2019 nominee and Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame 2017 nominee.

Shannon McCombs is the creator, producer and host of CDX Country News. She is an award winning air personality based in Nashville and hosts, writes, and produces programming for radio, television and internet. She worked mid-days and afternoons at 103-KDF Rock in the 80s and 90s before segueing into the country music industry.  She has also worked on air at The Legend - 650 AM WSM.

Shannon has hosted television shows for CMT, GAC and TNN and for 13 years produced all the interviews for the Opry's syndicated radio show. You can hear Shannon's weekly news and interviews from the legends as well as today's country chart stars each day on Total Country Inchicore.