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    Liveline Wednesday 1 July 2015



    We began with Michael, a 69 year old father of two boys aged 8 and 10, who had concerns about possible cuts to his Lone Parent benefit.

    Mary, a mother of two who is 30 weeks pregnant, cannot find any affordable accommodation in her price range in Drogheda. 

    Karen Waterson , a "foundling", told Joe her amazing story of being left in Manchester as a five day old child. 

    Tom,63, has an 8 year old who keeps him on his toes! 

    The delay in issuing Canadian visas was discussed by Eimer, Sean, Daniel and John - who had an offer of student accommodation for Liveline listeners.

    We finished with Can Deniz, manager of tour operator Just Sunshine, and listener David Jackson  about the difficulties for Irish holiday makers in Tunisia.  


    Lone/Older Parent

    Michael is a lone parent and a pensioner - his sons are 8 and 10, he's called in about the lone parent payment that came in today.

    Abandoned as a Baby

    Just before Easter 1958 on Grafton St, Manchester Karen was wrapped in an oilskin in a cardboard box & abandoned. Can you help her find her family?

    Rented Accommodation

    Mary has two children and is 30 weeks pregnant. The house she is renting is being sold and she cannot find accommodation.

    Canadian Visas

    John in the North end of Toronto, offers struggling students there for the summer his accommodation for $100 a month.

    Tunisia Attacks

    Can Deniz, MD of JustSunshine holidays joins Joe on the line.


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