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    Friday 3rd July

    Home Help

    Anne, a nurse in Dublin, feels that more families should get involved in home care for their own relatives.

    Renting

    Increasing rents and increasing numbers looking for accommodation.

    Missing Poodle

    Visually impaired ski champion Janet Gray’s lost dog has been spotted in Rush.

    Gardai

    The Garda Commissioner’s appearance at the Dáil to speak about the safety of deputies and senators got John and Josh animated.

    Greece

    With the referendum in Greece taking place on Sunday, there were plenty of differing opinions from listeners.

    Thursday 2nd July

    Renting Market

    Ann is an estate agent. She's called in about the reaction she gets from hopeful renters who aren't successful.

    Skip Bench

    Peter called in about a skip residing on North Earl St - Is it a piece of art?

    Val Doonican

    Brendan Bowyer and others share their memories and pay tribute to Val Doonican.

    Dressing Rooms Burnt Down

    Pat in Roscommon tells Joe about a local soccer club's dressing rooms which were burnt down.

    Wednesday 1st July

    Tunisia Attacks

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

    Canadian Visas

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

    Rented Accommodation

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

    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?

    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.

    Tuesday 30th June

    Canadian Visa

    Hannah is in Canada waiting for her work permit, she's now been stuck 9 weeks without work.

    Home Help

    William (81) and his brother Edward (77) live in Roscommon - they've had their home help request denied.

    Rogue Traders

    Neil Motherway, a tree surgeon, tells us what happened to Josephine.

    Tunisia Attacks

    Helen is on holiday in Tunisia and she wants out! She's been told Tunisia is deemed safe and if they want home they pay their own way!

    Monday 29th June

    Car Break-In Update

    Speaking to Miriam who had her passport stolen Friday ahead of her daughter's Spanish wedding

    Canadian Visa

    Her son has been waiting for his visa since April. He cannot work until then.

    Tunisia

    We hear from people who witnessed the Tunisia attack.

    Greece

    Graham and Mike are in Greece - they talk about the situation facing them with ATMs only allowing a €60 withdrawal per day.

    Friday 26th June

    Luggage Theft

    Miriam on her way to the airport to fly to Spain for her daughter's wedding - Stopped for lunch and has had their luggage & passports stolen.

    Treatment Abroad

    New legislation was transposed into law earlier this year meaning patients are now legally entitled to access treatment anywhere in Europe and the HSE will foot the bill.

    Tunisia Shootings

    Elizabeth O’Brien gave a chilling eye-witness account of the horrific beach shootings in Tunisia.

    Animal Cruelty

    Martina Kenny of “My Lovely Horse Rescue” told Damien about quad bikes being used by young teenagers to chase horses and goats to death.

    Evo Fitness

    The sudden closure of the Evofitness chain came as a surprise both to workers and clients alike.

    Thursday 25th June

    Italia '90 Memories

    Listeners remember where they were during Italia '90.

    Treatment Abroad

    Chloe is in Italy for her young son to have an operation. She is going to sell her house to get the money together to pay for his operation.

    Wednesday 24th June

    Running Reunion

    Vincent was a keen runner during his time in London in the 1960s and 70s. There will be a reunion of various running clubs in Caherciveen, Co. Kerry on the 25th July 2015 and he wants to put the word out. The clubs involved were Geraldines, Emeralds and Harps.

    Car Scam

    Michael got scammed having found a car on DoneDeal.

    Migrants in Calais

    Martin is an international truck driver. He talks to Damien about the current trouble in Calais.

    Treatment Abroad

    Samantha's husband Richard was diagnosed with inoperable liver cancer 6 weeks ago. He was initially told to put his affairs in order until a consultant in Canada offered him a life line. Unfortunately it is not proving that simple. Samantha tells Damien her story.

    Tuesday 23rd June

    Brendan Smyth

    Geoff and Loreto talk about their abuse at the hands of Fr. Brendan Smyth, and yesterday’s revelations about the extent of his depravity.

    Lost Phone

    Anita lost her phone containing messages & photos of her late husband. Lost Sunday 31st May on Killiney Beach between 4.30 & 5pm.

    Car Scam

    An elaborate car scam - Mary tells Damien her story of buying a car on Done Deal.

    Thursday 18th June

    Berkeley NY Times Article

    The ongoing controversy about the New York Times article on Irish J1 visa students continued.

    Defibrillators

    Lucinda, Louise and Maureen spoke about Long QT, a heart condition which requires a defibrillator on standby 24/7 and the problems with bringing one on aircraft.

    Autistic Son

    Ashling told Damien O’Reilly about the difficulties she is encountering getting respite care for her 12 year old son who has autism.

    Wednesday 17th June

    Berkeley Balcony Collapse

    Following the tragic loss of six young lives in Berkeley California, singer songwriter Charlie McGettigan remembers his 21 year old son Shane who died in Boston in 1998 while on a J1 visa.

    Tuesday 16th June

    Berkeley Balcony Collapse

    Anyone with any concerns can contact the Irish Immigration Pastoral Centre on 00 1 415 7526006 or the Department of Foreign Affairs on 01 418 0200.

    Monday 15th June

    Lost Passport

    Nora tells us about her son's experience in the USA when he lost his passport.

    Free GP Care Under-6s

    In parts of Ireland, no doctors have signed up for the free GP care scheme, Dr Liam gives his reaction.

    Clerys

    We talk to former Clerys staff and get their opinions on the closure of the famous store.

    Thursday 11th June

    Working with Led

    Tony was listening to the discussion about lead on the show yesterday. He tells Joe how he worked in a car battery manufacturing plant. All the workers were blood tested for lead every month.

    Suspected BSE Case on Louth Farm

    Joe spoke to Paul. Paul is a Beef Farmer in Arklow, County Wicklow and is worried about the news of a possible case of BSE detected on a Louth dairy farm.

    Burn Victims

    Joe talks to burns victims. Denise was burned when she was a 9 month old baby and Tom when he was just over 2 years old. They tell Joe their inspirational stories.

    Wednesday 10th June

    Water in Led Pipes

    Joe spoke to Tom, Tony and Margaret about water in led pipes.

    Searching for a Soother

    Liam Soffe's baby daughter Elizabeth was badly burned when her cot caught fire last year. Then aged 6 months she was sleeping when an overhead air conditioning unit burst into flames. Elizabeth has endured many operations and procedures over the year and attends hospital in Birmingham.Liam spoke to Joe about finding a special soother for Elizabeth.

    Monday 8th June

    Leaving Certificate Maths

    Mick's son did Ordinary Level Maths on Friday. He came home in tears. He tells Joe how the students were shocked by the paper.

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