Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy
Callers to Liveline reacted to the immigration crisis in the Mediterranean. Aine ni Chonaill represents a group called Immigration Control Platform which is calling for more controls on immigration into Europe. Mick Rafferty works with asylum seekers and feels we need a compassionate approach to this humanitarian crisis. Other callers offer opinions on the approach to the crisis.
Ann is the mother of a child with autism. She tells Joe about her struggle with her daughters behaviour , one incident resulted in the death of the family pet.
John is from the USA and studying at Trinity college in Dublin. He tells Joe about the degree of rascism he has faced on the Luas red line, so much that he now travels everywhere by Dublin Bike.