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There is a growing housing shortage in Dublin– a lack of new social housing and a widening gap between rent supplement payments and rising rents have all led to what is quickly becoming a crisis – Keelin spoke with Bob Jordan from Threshold and with Margaret McCormack form the Irish Property Owners’ Association But first Paddy O’Gorman was speaking to some people looking for housinghttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0313/601969-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-13-march-2014/?clipid=1507709
A report commissioned by the Irish Postmasters’ Union from Grant Thornton has found that if the social welfare contract is lost to An Post some 557 Post Offices nationwide would close down. Post Master in Ballymun in Dublin and Executive Member for the Dublin Branch of the Irish Postmasters Union, Dermot Higgins. Paddy O'Gorman also talked to Post Office clients in Monaghan.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0221/505837-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-21-february-2014/?clipid=1423325
"If you have been struggling with your drug addiction for a while, have been arrested after commiting a crime to feed your habit and are facing a spell in prison, the drug treatment court programme offers you a chance to find a new direction in your life" this is according to the guide to the Drug Treatment Court Programme Paddy O Gorman attended the Drug Treatment Court and reported who he met and Hilda McDermott of the Irish Courts Service who is co-ordinator of the Drug Treatment Courts spoke to Sean.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0217/504865-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-17-february-2014/?clipid=1419734
Paddy O'Gorman visited some gay bars to talk to people who have experienced homophobiahttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0204/502113-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-4-february-2014/?clipid=1409978
As protests outside Advanced Pitstop garages highlighted the issue of interns under the JobBridge scheme, working for as little as €50 a week, just for the benefit of the experience, many have prompted to ask, is this right and to what extent are the interns simply giving away cheap labour? Paddy O'Gorman met some unemployed people who had experience with usung the JobBridge programme and Martin Murphy, MD of Hewlett Packard Ireland and Chairman of JobBridge joined Sean this morning.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0123/499599-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-23-january-2014/?clipid=1400512
Last year the operators of the National Car Test tested over a million cars – over half of them were so called “fail refusals”. The top five failure items were: front suspension, tyre condition, brake lines/hoses, brake lights and steering linkage. Some dissatisfied motorist claim that the NCT is sometimes too fussy and costly, especially if there is a full re-test, though road safety experts will argue that the stringent test keeps dangerous cars off the road. We heard from Paddy O’Gorman who has been talking to customers at an NCT Centre and Sean spoke to Conor Faughnan of AA ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0121/499141-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-21-january-2014/?clipid=1398775
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