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    Liveline Wednesday 29 January 2014

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    Mick O'Dea is an artist and a keen cyclist. About 10 days ago he was knocked off his bicycle in O'Connell Street and was badly injured resulting in the loss of his spleen. He tells Joe his story.

    Antoinette runs a small cafe in Dundalk, Co. Louth. Her bank recently closed her current account because she missed two payments. She has suffered through 5 rough years and she is now wondering why she bothered.

    Ger is an amputee. He tells Joe how he came to lost his leg due to a clot likely caused by smoking. 

    Winifred visited her doctor 4 months ago. He noticed a growth on her face and referred her on to a conultant in the public system. She was shocked when she was told she would never get an appointment because of the enormous backlog. 

    Damien wants to pay tribute to the late Jim Mansfield who died today aged 75. He says that Jim Mansfield transformed Saggart, Co. Dublin. He describes him as a hero and a visionary who transformed his local area and brought employment to many local people.  

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    Dangers of cycling

    Cyclists who've had serious collisions with pedestrians and cars....some have even lost organs

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    Dealing with banks

    Antoinette feels her bank have jeopardised her livelihood by their harsh treatment

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    Hospital appointments

    Winifred was stunned to hear she'll NEVER get an appointment to see a consultant

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    Living as an amputee

    Ger explains how he came to lose his leg and how you manage as an amputee

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    Jim Mansfield RIP

    Damien pays tribute to Jim Mansfield, one of Ireland's great self-made men

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