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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

Should We Liberate Lobsters?

5/20/2022
Should boiling lobsters alive be banned? Our listeners have their say.

Duration:01:09:30

Gastric Sleeve

5/19/2022
Leanne tells us about the disastrous gastric sleeve surgery she received in Turkey before other callers share their experiences.

Duration:01:11:11

Defending the nuns

5/18/2022
Patricia feels many good nuns gave their lives in the service of others and shouldn't all be tarred with the same negative brush

Duration:01:06:45

Irish begrudgery - Travel insurance for the terminally ill - Animal cruelty

5/17/2022
Keith Duffy doesn't like performing or socialising in Dublin because of begrudgery. Listeners have their say; Jonathan's brother can't fulfill a dying wish to travel to the USA because he can't get insurance; Francesca's cat died after being shot with a pellet gun.

Duration:01:09:16

Homelessness

5/16/2022
Our first callers are John and Brenda, who are homeless and desperately trying to find security in the rental sector; meanwhile landlords explain why it's not all profits, profits, profits for them

Duration:01:10:18

Attending a séance

5/13/2022
Brendan Murphy and Jeremiah Clayborne have differing views on whether or not people should take part in séances.

Duration:01:10:34

Ukrainian refugees being moved

5/12/2022
Andrii and his family escaped the war in Ukraine and settled in Dublin where they secured schools and job offers. They've been moved to Youghal in Cork but are anxious to return to Dublin

Duration:01:08:57

Breaking school rules

5/11/2022
Gemma's daughter was sent home from school for wearing fake eyelashes. Callers discuss whether the school was right to insist on strict dress codes or unfairly oppressing individual expression.

Duration:01:08:42

Murder of Kevin Sheehy - Organ donation - Stolen motorbike

5/10/2022
Tracey is very upset to learn that Logan Jackson, who murdered her son Kevin Sheehy, is being transferred to a UK prison; Brian, John and Breda explain what motivated them to donate organs to others; Mark's very rare racing motorbike was stolen but it is useless to the thieves because they can't start it without a special key

Duration:01:09:50

Donating a kidney - Marking Russian Victory Day in Ireland

5/9/2022
Michelle went to Belfast to donate a kidney to a stranger, and other recipients explain how getting a transplant changed their lives; Alex explains why he went to the Victory Day rally in Ireland yesterday, a celebration of Russian victory over Nazi Germany in World War II

Duration:01:10:07

Alcoholic and overweight

5/6/2022
Mary is an alcoholic and also severely overweight and desperate for help to turn her life around.

Duration:00:55:38

Vulnerable daughter traumatised - Car fire - Anti-social behaviour - NCBI re-branding - Rats in house - Royal memorabilia - Wedding outfit

5/5/2022
Trauma is driving Stephanie's vulnerable daughter into herself; Derek's car burst into flames on the motorway; Tony also lives on Long Lane which is being targetted by vandals; Karen opposes the NCBI re-brand; Anne's house infested by rats; the appeal of vintage phone boxes; an update on Letitia's lost wedding outfit

Duration:01:10:13

World Championship boxing re-match - Lost wedding outfit - Price of non-alcoholic drinks - Anti-social behaviour in Dublin city

5/4/2022
Callers enthusiastic about the prospect of a Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano re-match in Croke Park; Letitia left her mother-of-the-bride outfit on the Dublin-Cork train; Noel can't understand why non-alcoholic drinks are so expensive; Jennifer and her neighbours were victims of one brand of vandalism targetting their cars

Duration:01:08:45

Russians in Ireland mark Victory Day - Animal cruelty - Drug trial volunteer - NCBI re-branding

5/3/2022
Should Russian people in Ireland cancel a planned rally in the Phoenix Park this weekend?; Ilona was horrified to discover the cruelty inflicted on Norbert, their pet cat; Tommy was on a drug trial but he must spend €600 a month to stay on the medication; Visually-impaired listeners who don't think the NCBI should change their name to Sight Ireland

Duration:01:09:43

Don't move to Ireland - true or false?

4/29/2022
Margo wrote an article warning people what's in store if you move to Ireland, so callers discuss whether she was right in her assessment of the drawbacks of the country

Duration:01:09:26

Junior Cert VIP disco - Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee

4/28/2022
Karen was very surprised to discover the price of a VIP package for a Junior Cert disco; Callers who'd like to be able to buy Platinum Jubilee memorabilia here in Ireland

Duration:01:07:37

Van Gogh exhibitions in Dublin - Heavy camper van

4/27/2022
Two immersive Van Gogh exhibitions hit Dublin at the same time - one is at the RDS and the other is at a 'secret' location; David was surprised to discover the weight restrictions on his brand-new camper van

Duration:01:06:01

Access to hotel leisure centre - Going out of business - Attacked by dangerous dogs

4/26/2022
Ann was appalled when she discovered her local hotel was charging residents (who are refugees from Ukraine) to use their leisure centre; Linda, Damien, Sarah and Dan explain the reasons they are all going out of business; Victoria feared for her life when she and her dog Molly were viciously attacked by massive, out of control dogs

Duration:01:09:52

Offensive name for a cocktail - Dublin city centre is a disgrace

4/25/2022
Callers explain why they take great offence at the name of the cocktail the Irish Car Bomb; Gerry, Eddie, Ger and Brian discuss whether our capital city centre is a disgrace, or just a work in progress

Duration:01:11:46

VHI refund - Disabled access to sports stadium - Plastic wrapping on food

4/22/2022
Trish will miss out on a waiver from VHI because of finding a new health insurer; GAA fans with disabilities denied convenient access into Semple Stadium; Gerry and others feel there are still too many plastic wrappings on supermarket vegetables

Duration:01:09:36