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Liveline Thursday 23 January 2014

Important information regarding Funny Friday 25th November 2016: 

Funny Friday will be broadcast live this week from Studio One in the RTE Radio Buildings. 

This is a ticketed event with a limited audience capacity. Tickets have been allocated on a first come-first serve basis.

While we will endeavour to respond to all of the ticket queries received, please note that if you have not been contacted by a member of the Liveline team, unfortunately you have not been successful in obtaining tickets.

We thank you for your interest and hope to see you at a Funny Friday event in the future.  

Remember, the Liveline Christmas Special will be broadcast live from Dublin's Duke Street on Christmas Eve. This is open to the public and we hope to see you all there.  



Judge Anthony Halpin, sitting in Tallaght District Court, said he was seriously concerned about a “total breakdown” of social order in the area. He says the Civil Defence may have to be called in to assist the Gardai. So is Tallaght a no go area? The Liveline listeners discuss

Rob's son was the victim of the "king hit" phenomenon in Australia. He was put in a coma for 8 days following the unprovoked assault. Half of Cillians family live in Australia and they haven't encountered this type of violence. Joe discusses unprovoked assaults.  

Donal is a farmer in Tallaght, he says they have a real problem with dogs attacking sheep there. On one occasion 13 sheep were killed within an hour.


Crime in Tallaght

Crime in Tallaght

Reaction to a judge's comments that crime in Tallaght is out of control

Street violence in Australia

Street violence in Australia

Rob, Cormac and Cillian know all about Australian street violence

Dogs & sheep

Dogs & sheep

A plea from Donal - keep all dogs under control

Hotel booking

Hotel booking

A follow-up to Grainne's story yesterday


Have you got a story to tell? An issue you want to air publicly? If you’d like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you.

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