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    Liveline Wednesday 27 November 2013



    Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy

    Doug is unhappy with the choice of headline act ,Madness, for the new year's eve concert as part of the Gathering celebrations.

    The suggestion by a government minister that the re-introduction of the holy hour for pubs would help curb alcohol abuse was discussed.

    Andy informs listeners of a scam involving phones calls from people claiming to be offering service from cleaning company Dyson.

    Padraig Yeates is involved in the 1913 Lockout committee. He is looking for locations for some of the tapestry panels specially made for the celebrations.

    The refusal of planning for an abuse survivor's memorial in Dublin was discussed.

    The threatened ESB strike was the subject of further comment today. 




    New Year's Eve party for the Gathering

    Doug questions whether Madness are the right choice to headline the Gathering's end of year celebrations


    Holy Hour

    Is it time to resurrect the Holy Hour, when pubs close for an hour during the day?


    Warning of scam

    Andy got a call offering a great price to service his Dyson vacuum cleaner


    Home for 1913 Tapestry

    A home needed for panels of the giant tapestry created to celebrate the 1913 Lock-Out


    Fiver Friday

    A selection of great €5 deals around the country


    Property market

    Trish wonders why estate agents seem reluctant to sell homes they are advertising


    ESB pensions

    Tim (a former ESB employee) and Maureen (an elderly customer) on the possibility of a strike by ESB workers


    Memorial to victims of industrial schools

    Tom Cronin of the Irish Survivors of Institutional Abuse with his view on a public memorial to victims & survivors


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