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    Liveline Thursday 27 November 2014



    Joe talks to Roseanne who emigrated nearly 30 years ago to the US. He also hears from a listener whose only daughter has recently emigrated. He asks the question - What is the consolation of emigration?

    Fr. Paddy Byrne was listening to Carla and Thelma Medine on the show yesterday discussing a difference of opinion over a €2,100 communion dress. He tells Joe that spending that much money on a dress is insance and gives Joe his view on the modern interpretation of the First Holy Communion. 

    Dr. Carrie Garavan is currently working in Sierra Leone. She is the only Irish doctor in a clinic with 500 staff. She tells Joe of her experience there and about the continuing threat of Ebola.

    Ger is a taxi driver. He recently participated in a poll commissioned by the National Transport Authority. He wasn't asked about the decision to increase taxi fares, which he disagrees with. John is also a taxi driver and thinks a fare increase is badly needed.




    We heard from parents of young adults who have emigrated as well as emigrants themselves.


    Fr. Paddy Byrne heard the programme yesterday and gives us his opinion on communion and the cost of communion dresses.


    Dr. Carrie Garavan updates us on the treatment of Ebola victims in Sierra Leone.

    Proposed Taxi Fare Increase

    Ger and John debate the taxi fare increase.


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