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    Friday 1st February 2013

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    victims of crime

    The Parochial House in Belturbet was broken into on Monday. Monsignor Michael Cooke tells Joe of his experience at the hands of 3 raiders armed with a lump hammer and knife. His housekeeper was left traumatised. Elizabeth had burglars in her premises many years ago. Two or three legally held shotguns were stolen in the raid. She tells Joe that she often thinks of her experience and the mark it left.

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    Derrynane House closes

    Vincent Hyland lives in Derrynane Co. Kerry. He is shocked to hear that Derrynane House, Daniel O'Connell's ancestoral home, is due to close for the Summer months for upgrade works. Mary owns the Derrynane Hotel. They have an entire Daniel O'Connell week organised for September. The house is vital for that weekend. Both tell Joe it's a decision that needs to be reversed.

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    good news for CF sufferers

    Jillian McNulty brings the Liveline listeners some breaking news. She has just heard from Orla Tinsley that the Cystic Fibrosis drug "Kalydeco" or (Ivacaftor) is to be made available to Cystic Fibrosis sufferers in Ireland. She describes it as a dream come true.

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    closure of rural garda stations

    John is a serving Garda. He says that the closure of rural Garda stations warrants a public protest. He says that local Gardai in smaller stations provide invaluable local knowledge and support. People in these areas just wont get the same level of service if they are closed.

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    Post Polio Syndrome & the medical card

    Martin, Rose, Peter and John are all survivors of polio. They describe life after the illness - some good, some not so good - and why the illness is life-long so a medical card is a vital necessity for people like them

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