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    Liveline Friday 26 April 2013


    Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy


    Terrence works as a delivery driver and talked to Joe about how difficult his job is , with demanding customers who make his job very hard work. Other drivers told their stories of difficult customers.

    Frank was approached in a supermarket by a man who said he needed money for petrol. Franck declined , believing it was a scam. Other callers spoke about similar experiences in different parts of the country.

    Kate spoke to Joe about her life with a father who was addicted to heroin. She spoke of the fact that although he held down a job and was never in any trouble with the law, he left his family at a loss when he passed away.

    There was further discussion on the role of nurses in the Irish health care system.   


    Trials of being a courier

    Delivery men/couriers on how customers have no problem doling out the verbal abuse



    Reports of a scam where people claim to be in urgent need of petrol money


    Drug addiction

    Despite growing up in a privileged household, Kate lost her father to heroin


    Ireland's health service

    Pauline and Angela defend hospital staff


    Having an unfair advantage in competitions

    Tom organised many quizzes and came up with a novel way to stop competitors having an unfair edge


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    Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy


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