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Joe Duffy talks to the Irish public about affairs of the day. Have you got a story to tell? If you’d like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you. Email joe@rte.ie. Listen live Monday to Friday at 1.45-3pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Joe Duffy talks to the Irish public about affairs of the day. Have you got a story to tell? If you’d like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you. Email joe@rte.ie. Listen live Monday to Friday at 1.45-3pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Joe Duffy talks to the Irish public about affairs of the day. Have you got a story to tell? If you’d like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you. Email joe@rte.ie. Listen live Monday to Friday at 1.45-3pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Language:

English

Contact:

1850 715 815


Episodes

Woken by construction noise- Jet Skis and water safety-Bees-Eucharist Shortage - wash your hands

6/11/2021
Joanna, GP is being kept awake by construction noise. Aaron Foley warns people of the dangers of jet skis, Jack Hogan saves a man from drowning. Philomena has a problem with bees. Sister Fiachra Nutty tells Joe about the struggling Eucharist bread market and Joe says goodbye to the catchphrase of the pandemic, "51551 Wash Your Hands".

Duration:01:10:25

Car Repossession-football exclusion and Trinity College

6/10/2021
A number of people from the Sherriff's Office arrived at Emma's door at 6.45 this morning to repossess her car. She had unpaid tolls. Matt's son was excluded from his football team after they amalgamated a number of teams. Emmanuel Sweeney thinks Trinity is NOT the best university in Ireland, despite it's number one ranking.

Duration:01:09:19

Boat houses and houses prices

6/9/2021
Joe spoke to Anthony who had built his own house boat on the canal for him to live in. He was there for three months before Waterways Ireland lifted it and impounded it. Anthony talked about how he believed the boat fulfilled all criteria and couldn't understand why it was taken. Lorna and Andrew talked about how difficult it is to buy a house.

Duration:01:10:17

Antisocial Behanviour and Demand for Ransom

6/8/2021
Callers to Liveline recount anti-social behaviour over the weekend in East Meath and Dublin. ''To get straight to the point, this is a demand for £5 million'' Charlie Bird tells an extraordinary tale of an attempt to hold the Government ransom in 1979

Duration:01:09:50

Beautyshop.ie/Good Deeds/The Return of Dancing /Concepta O'Reilly

6/4/2021
Aoife bought an expensive product on beautyshop.ie, but they all claim the product that arrived from beauty shop.ie was very different to the one they had purchased previously.Liz Lyons spoke about a good deed, return of dancing and Concepta O'Reilly.

Duration:01:08:01

Beautyshop.ie // Hospitals & Belongings // Poached Egg Hack Disaster // Scammers Blackmail // Wheelchairs & Outdoor Dining

6/3/2021
An update from Katherine who purchased a beauty serum from Beautyshop.ie Callers share stories of belongings going missing in hospitals. Poaching an egg in a microwave hack ended in disaster for a caller. Scammers attempted blackmail. Wheelchair users difficulties in areas that have developed outdoor dining spaces.

Duration:01:09:07

Beautyshop.ie - Attacking Sea Gulls

6/2/2021
Katherine bought an expensive beauty product on BeautyShop.ie. When it eventually arrived, the product smelled strange, the packaging was different to last time. Other callers rang in with their stories of the same website. Linda called in about being terrorised about seagulls in her back garden.

Duration:01:10:22

Paying Drug Debts - Good Deeds - Borris Johnsons New Marriage

6/1/2021
Paying Drug Debts - Good Deeds - Borris Johnsons New Marriage

Duration:00:43:40

Riverdance: The Animated Adventure - The Price of Bread - Making Your Holy Communion - No Country For Teens

5/31/2021
Liveline listeners give their opinions on a new animated film of Riverdance. David tells us about the €12 loaf of bread he came across in Maynooth. Kerri's daughter's communion has been cancelled 5 times. Stephen, who's 16, thinks the public are too critical of young people like him.

Duration:01:08:59

Postage Costs - Send Love Abroad - Brave Rescue in Clonmel

5/28/2021
Mary tried to send a box of goodies to her daughter in New Zealand. Normally, the box costs around 70 euro. But it now costs 180 euro. Mark who runs Paddy Box, an Irish company which has flourished in the lockdown.John Nallen wanted to thank the fire brigade who saved the life of his son last Thursday after he was swept along a fast-moving river

Duration:01:08:32

PIgeon Nets - Getting Work in Hospitality - You Ok Christy

5/27/2021
Tesco are using nets in their store in Wexford to combat the problems caused by pigeon droppings. Some listeners object to the nets. Brian can't get work in the hospitality industry. Christy Fleming tells us about the abuse he suffered in an Industrial school.

Duration:01:09:19

To Cancel the Olympics or Not

5/26/2021
Callers discuss if the Olympics in Tokyo should go ahead or not?

Duration:01:08:09

Books on the Leaving Certificate Curriculum

5/25/2021
Peter is a parent of 5th year student and explains to Joe why he is concerned that a book called The Lauras by Sara Taylor is on the Leaving Certificate curriculum. Chloe is a leaving cert student and she explains to Peter why young people must be able to evaluate right from wrong. She does not want adults to sugar coat her world.

Duration:01:09:52

Queing for the Vaccine and Pregnant - Vouchers Going Out of Date - Health Career After Covid - Attempted Burglery

5/24/2021
Aoife went to be vaccinated and she had to wait for hours, outdoors with no toilets or chairs to sit down on. Voucher holders were charged three euro for every month they weren't used. Sarah spoke about her time working in a nursing home and how desperately she fought to keep Covid out and Christine arrived home to find a man on her canopy roof.

Duration:01:11:08

Leylandii trees, son dies in prison cell and menopause

5/21/2021
Leylandii trees are a scourge and should be banned in Ireland. So says some Liveline listeners .Laura Watson tells us about her 21 year old son Stephen who died in a prison cell last month and more listeners tell us how the menopause has affected them.

Duration:01:10:31

Water Fights and School Suspensions - Hackers Stop Treatment

5/20/2021
Sheila called to talk to Joe about her daughter who was suspended from school because of a water fight. The girls only had a couple of days to go before graduating. Charlotte has stage four cancer and her latest round of radiation was cancelled due to the data breach and the fact that the ransom will not be paid.

Duration:01:11:07

Eurovision 2021

5/19/2021
Callers dissect Ireland's Eurovision prospects after a disappointing night in Rotterdam. Rosemary Scallon, otherwise known as Dana, phones the show in support of Lesley Roy who failed to make it past the semi-finals.

Duration:01:11:32

Outdoor Seating - Pedestrianisation of City Centers - Menopause

5/18/2021
Mark isn't allowed to put a seating area outside his cafe in Cabra. Other retailers in Dublin city centre say they are not being listened to in regard to pedestrianization, cars, and other planning issues. Breda has been listened to Liveline's discussions on the Menopause and decided she needs to go on HRT.

Duration:01:11:48

EX Hacker - Exploding Vacuum Cleaner - Menopause

5/17/2021
Ten years ago, Darren Martyn was convicted of hacking the computers of organizations. He is a "reformed hacker" and successful cybersecurity professional. Niall O'Gorman's SilverCrest Handheld Vacuum Cleaner from Lidl went on fire and Joe spoke to more women about their experiences with the menopause

Duration:01:09:31

Menopause

5/14/2021
Joe spoke to more women about their experiences with the menopause. Women spoke about being treated for anxiety and depression, marriages breaking down, being unable to focus and cope with their lives - and yet no doctor ever mentioned the menopause as a potential factor.

Duration:01:13:12