Liveline Wednesday 19 March 2014
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On today's Liveline, with Damian O'Reilly, we spoke to Michael Leahy who, during the All-Ireland, met some American tourists in Ennis and showed them around and gave them Clare GAA jerseys. All were delighted with the encounter and the Americans returned home. As a thank you, they duly sent over a Silver Broncos and Colorado Rapids as a thank you. However, Michael has now been charged tax from Fed Ex for the jerseys and has been taken to a debt collector who say they will ruin his credit rating.
Helen told us about a group of men who refused to take no for an answer when she said she didn't want the lane into their farm tarmac-ed. In the end, they were so 'intimidating', she had to pretend she was calling the Gardai before they would leave her premises.
Imelda called about her business which she says is not in receipt of any funding because she is in the service industry rather than manufacturing. She has taken people off the live register and doesn't not see why the thinking behind funding has not evolved.
Alan is a vet and called in about the puppy we heard about on yesterday's programme, which had bene mistreated. Alan says that such stories are all too common.
At the end of the programme Des told us about a letter he send out to debt collectors to ensure they never contact you again.
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