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Liveline Thursday 11 April 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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Callers talked to Joe about the Sisters of Mercy 'House of Mercy' on Baggot street in Dublin and in County Wexford.

There was further discussion about the changes to the Georgian Museum in Dublin's Fitzwilliam Street. 

The abolition of the social welfare grant to help pay towards First Communions was discussed on today's programme.

laundries and the Sisters of Mercy

stories from Marie, Diane and Anne of women who worked in convent laundries that are not officially categorised as Magdalene

Communion & Confirmation allowances abolished

Reaction to announcement that the allowance for First Holy Communion and Confirmation has been abolished by the Department of Social Protection

ESB house museum

Jack was instrumental in the restoration of No 29 Fitzwilliam Street to it's former glory; Sr Fionnuala and Melissa regret the changes being proposed by the ESB


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