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    Liveline Thursday 24 October 2013



    Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy

    Patricia Hovell talks about her family being told they must leave Ireland as permission to remain has been refused. They have lived in Ireland for five years, working as missionaries.

    Frances believes the cost of funerals in this country is much too high , she worries how she will be able to afford her own.

    The deliberate interference with cars as a way of scamming victims out of cash at the roadside features again.

    Patrick Touher is a writer and a survivor of Artane boys home. He talks to Joe about his expierences and his views on this week's budget.



    Visa problems

    Trisha and her family came to Ireland as missionaries; they've now been told they have to leave the country

    Cost of funerals

    With the bereavement grant cut in the budget, Frances knows older people will worry about the cost of funerals

    Scam warnings

    Anita and Fiona fell victim to the same scammer - a very helpful 'mechanic'

    Work, retirement and pensions

    As a pharmacist Brendan sees first-hand the impact of medical card cuts; Patrick Touher spoke at the pensioners protest on Tuesday but it landed him in hospital


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    Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy

    Music Played on the Show

    • 14:58
      Title: My Heart Will Go On
      Composer: Horner/Jennings
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Performer(s): Celine Dion
      Album: The All Time Greatest Movie Songs (recordno: Moodcd67), Columbia, MOODCD67
      Duration: 4:35


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