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Tuesday 12th February 2013

Important information regarding Funny Friday 25th November 2016: 

Funny Friday will be broadcast live this week from Studio One in the RTE Radio Buildings. 

This is a ticketed event with a limited audience capacity. Tickets have been allocated on a first come-first serve basis.

While we will endeavour to respond to all of the ticket queries received, please note that if you have not been contacted by a member of the Liveline team, unfortunately you have not been successful in obtaining tickets.

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Remember, the Liveline Christmas Special will be broadcast live from Dublin's Duke Street on Christmas Eve. This is open to the public and we hope to see you all there.  



Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy

A honeymoon cruise that ended in tragic circumstances.

Reaction to the RTE documentary "Inside Irish Nationwide".

Stories of Irish babies who were sent to America to be adopted.

Home owners that were forced to sell their homes when they couldn't pay their mortgages.


Problems on Cruise

Problems on Cruise

Joanne’s sister recently got married. Joanne was chief bridesmaid and organised a surprise cruise on the Thomson Majesty Cruise liner for the couple’s honeymoon. Audrey is the bride, she got to spend 1 day on her honeymoon before it was cancelled. She is stuck in Las Palmas. The women tell Joe their story.

Irish Banking

Irish Banking

Gerry Carron watched the documentary “Inside Irish Nationwide” last night on RTE. He wasn't surprised by the shocking revelations. He says that these bankers should hang their heads in shame. He is particularly annoyed about Michael Fingleton's huge pension.

Adoptions to America

Adoptions to America

The Liveline listeners discuss the practice of Irish babies being brought to the United States for adoption in the 1950’s and 60’s. Annes brother was a seminarian. He was offered a free flight to America if he brought a baby intended for adoption. Susan is the co-founder of the Adoption Rights Alliance. She says that in many cases the families in America weren’t vetted.



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Presenter: Joe Duffy


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