Liveline Wednesday 22 May 2013
Marie-Louise's husband committed suicide. She is upset at the level of detail that was published in her local newspaper following the inquest.
Shane’s daughter is gay and recently got engaged to her partner. Both women went shopping for engagement rings and were disappointed with the reception she got from jewellery shop sales assistants.
Trish, Peter and Rosie discuss the issues of children with cancer and the difficulties in obtaining medical cards for them.
Marie has 4 children, 3 of them have special needs. She is currently waiting for funding to get a new wheelchair for her son who has Angleman Syndrome.
Children with cancer
The medical card is a lifeline for parents like Trish, Rosie, Peter and Marie, all struggling to cope with their children's cancers and other disabilities