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Liveline Friday 21 February 2014

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Hauliers discussed the “CPC Courses” being a waste of time and also a new cross border charge which comes in on 1st of April.

Mick wonders why are funerals so expensive in Ireland.   

Luke returned to the subject of minors travelling on their own on flights...he remembers 40 years ago receiving a telegram reading ‘Four children to be picked up at Shannon Airport tomorrow morning at 8 a.m.”.   My eldest brother emigrated to Canada in the 60s and it was his children arriving in Shannon.   Drove down in a Ford Anglia to collect them. 

More stories from listeners who were adopted and the difficulties they had getting in contact with their birth parents.

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Hauliers discussed the “CPC Courses” being a waste of time and also a new cross border charge which comes in on 1st of April.

Mick wonders why are funerals so expensive in Ireland.   

Luke returned to the subject of minors travelling on their own on flights...he remembers 40 years ago receiving a telegram reading ‘Four children to be picked up at Shannon Airport tomorrow morning at 8 a.m.”.   My eldest brother emigrated to Canada in the 60s and it was his children arriving in Shannon.   Drove down in a Ford Anglia to collect them. 

More stories from listeners who were adopted and the difficulties they had getting in contact with their birth parents.

CPC certification & fee for crossing the border

CPC certification & fee for crossing the border

Christopher, Jimmy, Larry, Michael, Peadar, David and Noel on CPC courses and new charges for crossing the north/south border

Cost of funerals

Cost of funerals

Mick explains how owning your own grave and not having mourning cars won't necessarily reduce the cost of a funeral

Children travelling alone

Children travelling alone

Luke wonders if children would be allowed travel now the way they did 30 years ago

Adoption and fostering children

Adoption and fostering children

Kathleen, Jenny and Eithne have personal stories of how fostering and adoption impacts on children

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