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Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Do you have a story you would like to tell or a grievance that you would like to air? Join in the discussion and debate with Joe Duffy. Joe Duffy talks to the Irish public about affairs of the day. From Northern Ireland 08457 853 333 Text 51551 during the programme

Language:

English

Contact:

1850 715 815


Episodes

Accommodation

8/22/2017
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Kevin has lived in a 3x3 metre flat for 20 years. He described it in vivid detail to Joe. Susan has a room to rent but is finding it hard to get a response from colleges. Tom had a beautiful house to rent which ended up trashed quite badly. Sandra is about to head to Cork to find accommodation for her son.

Duration: 00:26:26


Dog Seized

8/22/2017
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Carol's husband went to get a newspaper in the local shop, tethered their dog outside for less than a minute. When he came out, the dog had been taken in a white van to the dog pound.

Duration: 00:19:46


Smoking in College

8/22/2017
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Pat's 18 year old relative paid €3,500 for her first term student accommodation in Dublin. When she and her smoking roommates covered the smoke alarm, she was evicted and lost her money.

Duration: 00:23:21


Animal Testing

8/21/2017
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Animal Testing

Duration: 00:09:52


Guns for Sale

8/21/2017
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Guns for Sale

Duration: 00:16:25


Accommodation Scam

8/21/2017
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Accommodation Scam

Duration: 00:03:50


Bird Traps

8/21/2017
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Bird Traps

Duration: 00:36:47


Rental Accommodation

8/18/2017
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Rental Accommodation

Duration: 00:03:24


Trailer Stolen

8/18/2017
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Trailer Stolen

Duration: 00:09:17


Barcelona Terror Attack

8/18/2017
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Barcelona Terror Attack

Duration: 00:57:47


Statues/Monuments

8/17/2017
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There was further reaction to the plaque in Ennis which commemorates the Sisters of Mercy institution in the town. Kathy described living there in the 50's. Callers praised the Sisters, while others were critical of them.

Duration: 00:34:04


Creche Places

8/17/2017
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Hughie Greaves, a former community worker in Ballymun, told Joe about the atmosphere in the area following the fatal shooting there yesterday.

Duration: 00:24:45


Ballymun Shooting

8/17/2017
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Sinead was surprised to miss out on a 2nd year ECCE place for her two children because she was a day late reading an email. Other creche owners and parents called in.

Duration: 00:11:57


Ennis Statue

8/16/2017
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Listeners are divided about whether a statue to the Sisters of Mercy in Ennis should be taken down. Many Irish children suffered while being cared for in Industrial Schools run by the Sisters of Mercy and other religious orders.

Duration: 01:10:51


Life after Seperation and Divorce

8/15/2017
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Elaine and Sally spoke about the aftermath of their marriage separations. Sharon rang in after hearing the two women speak and also spoke about the financial and emotional toil that divorce can take.

Duration: 00:25:19


Car Hire

8/15/2017
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Barbara hired a car and someone scratched it when she was in the shop. She was charged £840 for a relatively small repair job. Duncan used to be an inspector with the National Consumer Agency. He told Joe about some of the practices he had seen in the industry.

Duration: 00:20:31


Who should be the next President of Ireland?

8/15/2017
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Marian was appalled to hear that Senator Gerard Craughwell wants to run against Michael D Higgins for the presidency next year. She says she loves Michael D: he is her favourite president ever and she wants him to stay on until 2025. John totally disagreed. He wants Joe Brolly in the Aras.

Duration: 00:23:36


Traffic and Parking in Dublin.

8/14/2017
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Grainne has made the decision never to shop in Dun Laoghaire again in response to parking charges in the town. Bill and Des told Joe about the problems they've identified with the new Dublin traffic plan. Patrick spotted what he thinks is a discrepancy on his M50 e-Flow receipt.

Duration: 00:16:29


Scam

8/14/2017
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Brigid paid €4,200 for a new shed which never materialised after workmen scarpered with her money. She called Liveline to warn other listeners to be vigilant, but soon the offers to help Brigid flooded in.

Duration: 00:17:01


Country Squire Magazine

8/14/2017
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Over the weekend, Liveline received calls criticising an article by Jim Browne of Country Squire Magazine labeling it racist and insulting. They talked to Joe today.

Duration: 00:36:59

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