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    Liveline Thursday 6 March 2014

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    STEVE WALL OF THE WALLS SPOKE TO JOE ABOUT THE DIFFICULTIES OF GETTING VISAS TO PERFORM IN THE USA. WONDERS DO U.S. ARTISTS FIND IT AS DIFFICULT WHEN THEY ARE COMING TO IRELAND TO PERFORM.

    LORRAINE’S CAR WAS STRUCK BY A LOOSE BARREL WHICH CAME OFF A TRUCK ON THE M50 LAST YEAR.   IT CAUSED NEARLY 2,000 EUROS WORTH OF DAMAGE TO HER CAR.   THE TRUCK DROVE ON OBLIVIOUS TO WHAT HAD HAPPENED.

    JUNE SAYS SHE IS INVISIBLE AS FAR AS SOCIAL WELFARE IS CONCERNED.   SHE IS NOT REGARDED AS UNEMPLOYED SO SHE CAN’T DO ANY OF FAS OR JOBBRIDGE COURSES. SHE SIGNS ON FOR CREDITS ONCE A YEAR IN ORDER TO GET HER PENSION. SHE WAS MADE REDUNDANT FOUR YEARS AGO AND GOT THE DOLE FOR NINE MONTHS.   NOW SHE RELIES ON HER HUSBAND FINANCIALLY.

    KEITH HAS INVENTED A PHONE AP CALLED CLAMP ALERT.   IT ALERTS PEOPLE TO WHERE THE CLAMPERS ARE.

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    Victim of crime

    Charlotte's son wasn't the first child in the Ranelagh area to be victimised by a gang of teens

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    Immigration visa to USA

    The difficulty for artists of getting a visa to perform in the USA

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    Vehicles losing their loads

    Lorraine, Thomas, Eddie and Jim on the dangers of driving on motorways

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    Unemployment

    June and Geraldine are invisible as far as social welfare/unemployment figures are concerned

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    Clamping

    Keith on the free app that warns you when clampers are in the area

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