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    Liveline Thursday 18 December 2014

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    Maria Walsh features in the new Road Safety Authority ad. She tells Joe how the death of her cousin Teresa Molloy in a car accident prompted her to take part. Karen O'Herlihy's two sisters were also killed in a car accident. Both women talk to Joe about their experiences.  

    Theresa's brother Patrick "Bob" Gallagher was from Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo. He emigrated to the United States, joined the US Marines and unbeknownst to his parents went to fight in Vietman. He won the Navy Cross for his bravery. Theresa tells Joe about a campaign which has been started to petition to have a Naval warship named after him.

    Ken Brookes tells Joe about "Pasley's Old Man" his 145 year old shop toy. The toy was displayed for many years in his family shop, Pasleys, in Youghal, Co. Cork. Is this Ireland's oldest toy?  

    Carol's brother Peter Caffrey featured in the Barrys Tea Ad. She tells Joe about her memories of her brother and the iconic ad.

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    Road Safety

    Maria Walsh tells Joe how the death of her cousin Teresa Molloy in a car accident prompted her to take part. Karen O'Herlihy's two sisters were also killed in a car accident. Both women talk to Joe about their experiences.
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    Vietnam War

    Theresa's brother Patrick "Bob" Gallagher was from Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo. Theresa tells Joe about a campaign which has been started to petition to have a Naval warship named after him.
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    Christmas Ads and Nostalgia

    Carol's brother Peter Caffrey featured in the Barrys Tea Ad. She tells Joe about her memories of her brother and the iconic ad.
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    Eldery Woman Robbed

    Vera's 94 year old mother had money stolen from her bag after a visit to the Post Office. She was standing in the hallway of the family pub when two women robbed her.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 13:57
      Title: Lay Me Down
      Performer(s): The Frames
      Performer(s): The Frames
      Album: For the Birds, Plateau Records, PLATEAU001CD
      Duration: 3:22
    • 14:00
      Title: Emmylou
      Composer: Soderberg
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Performer(s): First Aid Kit
      Album: The Lion's Roar (Bonus Track Version), Wichita, WEBB320CD
      Duration: 4:28
    • 14:04
      Title: Wrecking Ball
      Composer: Young
      Performer(s): Emmylou Harris
      Performer(s): Emmylou Harris
      Album: Wrecking Ball, Columbia, 86691948362
      Duration: 5:03
    • 14:09
      Title: Harvest Moon
      Performer(s): Neil Young
      Performer(s): Neil Young
      Album: Neil Young: Greatest Hits
      Duration: 5:16
    • 14:14
      Title: My Baby Just Cares For Me
      Performer(s): Nina Simone
      Performer(s): Nina Simone
      Album: Compact Jazz: Nina Simone
      Duration: 3:48
    • 14:18
      Title: Out Of The Game
      Composer: Rufus Wainwright
      Performer(s): Rufus Wainwright
      Performer(s): Rufus Wainwright
      Album: Out of the Game, Decca, 0602527967868
      Duration: 4:19
    • 14:23
      Title: The Swimming Song
      Composer: Loudon Wainwright Iii
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright Iii
      Album: Attempted Mustache, info unavailable
      Duration: 2:40
    • 14:25
      Title: Making Plans For Nigel
      Performer(s): Xtc
      Performer(s): Xtc
      Album: The Compact XTC
      Duration: 4:25
    • 14:29
      Title: Night Owl
      Performer(s): Gerry Rafferty
      Performer(s): Gerry Rafferty
      Album: Premium Gold Collection
      Duration: 4:36
    • 14:33
      Title: Hammond Song
      Performer(s): The Roches
      Performer(s): The Roches
      Album: The Roches
      Duration: 6:01
    • 14:39
      Title: Tears Of Clew Bay
      Performer(s): Imelda May
      Performer(s): Imelda May
      Album: Tribal (Special Edition)
      Duration: 3:31
    • 14:43
      Title: Mountains To The Sea
      Performer(s): Mary Black With Imelda May
      Performer(s): Mary Black With Imelda May
      Duration: 5:08
    • 14:57
      Title: The Ballad Of John And Yoko
      Composer: Lennon Maccartney
      Performer(s): The Beatles
      Performer(s): The Beatles
      Album: 1, Apple, 5299702
      Duration: 3:11

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