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Thursday 14th March 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. 

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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 Damien O'Reilly


Damien O'Reilly speaks to Molly O'Toole a third generation Argentinian living in Buenos Aries about Pope Francis. 

Angela tells Damien what happened when her mother went into the bank to get her late husband's name taken off their joint account.

Cyril has worked in construction most of his life but has been out of work for the past few years. He landed a job in England last weekend but was let go when it turned out his FAS certificate wasn't recognised in the UK.

Catherine tells Damien about the good samaritan who came to her aid.

More callers tell Damien their plans for the Gathering.

Gerard says people in urban Ireland have no conception of the decimation experienced in the countryside.  As Kerry football teams struggle to keep their numbers Gerard feels it could be many years before Kerry wins another All-Ireland.


New Pope elected

Molly in Argentina, Fr Paddy and John react to news that a Cardinal from Argentina is the new Pope


Problems with banks

Angela tells Damien how her mother ran into an unexpected problem when trying to sort her late husband's bank account


FAS and employment certification

Workers in construction explain to Damien why their prospects are made worse by problems with their skill certs in the UK


A good Samaritan

Catherine was grateful to a good Samaritan when she got lost on the way to a funeral


Plans for the Gathering

Harry, Barbara and Terri explain their plans to mark the year of the Gathering....famine evictions, family reunions and a massive tea dance



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Presenter: Joe Duffy


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