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    Joe Duffy’s Liveline on RTÉ Radio 1 came up with a simple but effective idea to help businesses across the country in 2011. Fiver Friday asked people to spend an extra €5 with a local business, retailer or supplier in an effort to boost turnover and save jobs. Click here for  details...

    Liveline Friday 21 March 2014



    The Liveline listeners shared their experiences of rogue traders from carpet sellers to roofers and also some advice on how to deal with them.

    One woman's harrowing story of how her elderly brother-in-law had been conned out of over €160,000.

    Trevor wondered whether his insurance is now invalid after a computer glitch meant his NCT couldn't go ahead.


    Rogue traders

    Barney, Gerry, Nuala, Monica and Mícheál on the traders who are operating under false pretences, are aggressive and shameless about targetting the old and vulnerable



    Do you know the rules about NCT certs and insurance? Trevor and Seamus didn't


    Animal welfare

    Geraldine, Yvonne and Natalya on animal cruelty, alternatives to buying online and dog-napping


    VAT on imported goods / debt

    Follow-up to Wednesday's item about owing money and how Des responds if he is pursued by debt collecting agencies


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