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    Direct Provision Centres

    Brian O'Connell visited the Atlantic House, a Direct Provision Centre in Tramore.







    Kinsale Youth Support Services

    Brian O'Connell met with a community group in Kinsale that is helping teens to talk about their mental health issues.

    Full Details of the Service are available here.


    Budget Preview

    Brian O'Connell talked to people at Ennis Mart, Co. Clare


    Scotland Referendum

    Now yesterday our reporter Brian O’Connell brought us a report from those of an Irish background living in Scotland who intend voting Yes in next week’s referendum.


    Direct Provision

    Yesterday, our reporter Brian O’Connell brought us an exclusive investigation confirming that some asylum seekers are engaged in prostitution. Today, Brian you have more accounts of women in the direct provision system selling their bodies for sex. Yesterday Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald responded by ordering a report into the claims.

    Today Brian spoke with more women in the direct provision system who have either resorted to prostitution or are having to seriously consider it.

    Direct Provision

    In recent months our reporter Brian O’Connell has been lifting the lid on the Direct Provision system of accommodation for asylum seekers. Today and tomorrow Brian brings us new revelations about the lives of some of those in the system.


    Marital Longevity

    What makes a long and happy marriage – what are the secrets? How can you ensure your relationship runs harmoniously? 

    With Sean in studio with thoughts and advice were Anne Matthews, relationships counsellor with Mind and Body Works, and author Maria Duffy.

    Our reporter Brian O’Connell met with Marie, aged 90, and Michael McNamara, aged 102, from Little Island in Cork and have been together for more than 42 years.

    Delays in Treatment

    Our reporter Brian O’Connell, who is in our Cork studio, spent time in a GP surgery last week in Limerick where people are experiencing increasing delays for essential treatments.

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