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Friday 7th May

Menopause

Continuing on from yesterdays programme we hear from more women going through the menopause

Thursday 6th May

Menopause

Continuing on from yesterdays programme we hear from more women going through the menopause

Menopause

Continuing on from yesterdays programme we hear from more women going through the menopause

Wednesday 5th May

Going Through the Menopause

We also talked to women about the menopause and all the different symptoms women are forced to endure. However, one woman breezed through it and said her libido increased immeasurably.

Losing the Bike Tender in Lugh Boora

We talked about a local bike business in Co Offaly at the Lugh Boora bog where one man has been hiring out bikes for 11 years. He lost the tender on Friday to another company from Dublin.

Losing Bike Tender - Going Through the Menopause

we talked about a local bike business in Co Offaly at the Lugh Boora bog where one man has been hiring out bikes for 11 years. He lost the tender on Friday to another company from Dublin. We also talked to women about the menopause and all the different symptoms women are forced to endure. However, one woman breezed through it and said her libido increased immeasurably.

Tuesday 4th May

Rip Offs and Deals in Ireland

Callers discuss holiday rip offs and deals around the country this summer.

Children Exposed to Explicit Language

Michelle’s nine-year-old daughter is exposed to disturbing and explicit language by a friend

Anti Social Behavior

Mick describes anti social behaviour in Howth.

Anti Social Behavior - Children Exposed to Explicit Language - Rip Offs and Deals in Ireland

Mick describes anti-social behavior in Howth. Michelle’s nine-year-old daughter is exposed to disturbing and explicit language by a friend. Callers discuss holiday rip offs and deals around the country this summer.

Friday 30th April

Carvan, Car Chase and Smile

Actor Phelim Drew lost €7,000 when he paid for a caravan that never arrived. He wants to warn people about 'M.J. Caravan Sales Ltd', a company based, they say, in Tamworth in the UK, Mick McGarr tells Joe about a road incident involving a horse box van and Tim Buckley can't smile. This is due to a birth defect in his jaw muscles.

Friday 30th April

Smile

Tim Buckley can't smile. This is due to a birth defect in his jaw muscles. He explains why and the problems it causes him.

Car Chase

Mick McGarr tells Joe about a road incident involving a horse box van.

Caravans

Actor Phelim Drew lost €7,000 when he paid for a caravan that never arrived. He wants to warn people about 'M.J. Caravan Sales Ltd', a company based, they say, in Tamworth in the UK.

Thursday 29th April

MId Term Breaks - The New Relationships and Sexuality Programme in Schools

Caroline is dismayed that her child's primary school is closed next week. She thinks children have already missed too much schooling during the pandemic. Catherine objects to the new Relationships and Sexuality programme in schools. She says there's too much of the catholic ethos in the programme.

Thursday 29th April

Flourish Sex Education Programme in Schools

Catherine objects to the new Relationships and Sexuality programme in schools. She says there's too much of the catholic ethos in the programme.

Mid Term Breaks

Caroline is dismayed that her child's primary school is closed next week. She thinks children have already missed too much schooling during the pandemic.

Wednesday 28th April

Chartered Accountants Examines

Jackie and Gerard criticise Chartered Accountants Ireland’s handling of recent exams.

Joe Walsh Tours

Customers respond to the closure of Joe Walsh Tours. Noel is hit with an insurance levy for retirees.

Hacked Instagram Account

Fidelma has her instagram hacked.

Car Insurance

Siobhan tries to get her classic car insured.

Everyday Sexism

Lauren is asked by a colleague to change out of her ‘distracting’ shorts.

Everyday Sexism - Joe Walsh Tours - Car Insurance - Chartered Accountants - Hacked Instagram Account

Lauren is asked by a colleague to change out of her ‘distracting’ shorts. Siobhan tries to get her classic car insured. Fidelma has her instagram hacked. Customers respond to the closure of Joe Walsh Tours. Noel is hit with an insurance levy for retirees. Jackie and Gerard criticise Chartered Accountants Ireland’s handling of recent exams.

Tuesday 27th April

Chartered Accounting Examines

Students who sat, or tried to sit, the Chartered Accountants of Ireland botched AAFRP exam last Saturday talk to Joe about their experiences.

Tuesday 27th April

Chartered Accounting Examines

Students who sat, or tried to sit, the Chartered Accountants of Ireland botched AAFRP exam last Saturday talk to Joe about their experiences.

Monday 26th April

Replica Guns

A shop in Finglas is selling replica guns. Marian, who was held up by a man with a fake gun, doesn't think such guns should be on sale.

Scooters on the M50

John spotted a scooter on a busy interchange, in heavy traffic near the M50 on Friday.

Government Financially Compensate Churches

A priest has suggested that the Government should financially compensate churches for the money they've had to spend on broadcasting masses. Not everyone agrees.

Government Funding For The Church - Scooters on the M50 - Replica Guns

A priest has suggested that the Government should financially compensate churches for the money they've had to spend on broadcasting masses. Not everyone agrees. John spotted a scooter on a busy interchange, in heavy traffic near the M50 on Friday. A shop in Finglas is selling replica guns. Marian, who was held up by a man with a fake gun, doesn't think such guns should be on sale.

Friday 23rd April

Mix Ups

John Arnold describes the Cork countryside.

Anti Social Behaviour

Maria wants canal drinkers to stop using her apartment block as a toilet.

Missing in the Post

Patricia and Dorothy are on the hunt for their missing post.

Private Betting on The National Lottery

Robert disagrees with the government’s proposal to ban people from betting on the lotto through their bookies. Marie’s spotted a problem with her beloved Telly Bingo.

Friday 23rd April

Laws to Stop Private Betting on The Lotto - Missing Post - Anti Social Behaviour - Mix Ups

Robert disagrees with the government’s proposal to ban people from betting on the lotto through their bookies. Marie’s spotted a problem with her beloved Telly Bingo. Patricia and Dorothy are on the hunt for their missing post. Maria wants canal drinkers to stop using her apartment block as a toilet. John Arnold describes the Cork countryside.

Thursday 22nd April

Unisex Toilets

Lynne Tracey whose transgender daughter was provided with a gender-neutral bathroom in her mixed school, 'It's a retrograde move on the part of the Department of Education,' says campaigner Laoise Uí Aodha de Brún who contacted Joe about the Department's 'School Design Guide' which she says spells the end of single-sex toilet facilities in schools

Thursday 22nd April

Unisex Toilets

Lynne Tracey whose transgender daughter was provided with a gender neutral bathroom in her mixed school, 'It's a retrograde move on the part of the Department of Education,' says campaigner Laoise Uí Aodha de Brún who contacted Joe about the Department's 'School Design Guide' which she says spells the end of single-sex toilet facilities in schools.

Wednesday 21st April

Plaque for Victims of Irish Political Strife - Free Sanitary Products - Stalking - Recovering From Surgery & Hotel Quarantine

Barry wants a plaque erected in memory of Judith Cooke who was murdered by the IRA in 1976 alongside British Ambassador Christopher Ewart-Biggs. Marian has some misgivings about a retailer's initiative to provide customers with free sanitary products. Karen talks about being a victim of stalking. Florence heads to Turkey for gastric sleeve surgery.

Wednesday 21st April

Recovering From Surgery & Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Florence tells Joe about heading to Turkey for gastric sleeve surgery and what her recovery will entail.

Stalking

Karen describes what it's like being a victim of stalking.

Free Sanitary Products

Marian has some misgivings about a retailer's initiative to provide customers with a coupon for free sanitary products.

Plaque for Victims of Irish Political Strife

Barry Kelly would like to see a plaque erected in memory of 26-year-old Judith Cooke who was murdered by the IRA in 1976 alongside her colleague, British Ambassador Christopher Ewart-Biggs.

Tuesday 20th April

Iarnrod Enda

Listeners are divided about Enda Kenny's TV programme, Iarnrod Enda.

Iarnrod Enda

Listeners are divided about Enda Kenny's TV programme, Iarnrod Enda.

Monday 19th April

Consumed by Conspiracy Theories - What are Essential Shops

Relatives of people whose family members have been 'consumed' by conspiracy theories and QAnon have contacted Liveline. Former alt-right film maker Caolan Robertson is speaking out about how he helped to radicalize people. Ciaran Fitzpatrick owns Banba Toymaster on Mary Street in Dublin City. He's been closed for 16 weeks and he's pleading with other retailers to stop selling toys. Andrew Groves runs G Sports in Newbridge. He's been closed since 24th December. He says he can't sell sliotars but his 'local German retailer' can

Monday 19th April

What Shops Are Essential ?

Ciaran Fitzpatrick owns Banba Toymaster on Mary Street in Dublin City. He's been closed for 16 weeks and he's pleading with other retailers to stop selling toys, like the one pictured below. Andrew Groves runs G Sports in Newbridge. He's been closed since 24th December. He says he can't sell sliotars but his 'local German retailer' can

Consumed by Conspiracy Theories

Relatives of people whose family members have been 'consumed' by conspiracy theories and QAnon have contacted Liveline. Former alt-right film maker Caolan Robertson speaks out about how he helped to radicalize people.

Friday 16th April

Lewd Act Making Headlines - Road Rage - Liveline Listeners Share Quizzing Advice

A lewd act performed by a priest features in an advertisment in today's Herald newspaper. Some listeners aren't happy and say it's another cheap shot at the church. Gary was in a van which was flagged down by another motorist. A melee resulted. More on why people are playing board games and quizzes during lockdown.

Friday 16th April

Liveline Listeners Share Quizzing Advice

More on why people are playing board games and quizzes during lockdown.

Road Rage

Gary was in a van which was flagged down by another motorist. A melee resulted.

Lewd Act Making Headlines

A lewd act performed by a priest features in an advertisment in today's Herald newspaper. Some listeners aren't happy and say it's another cheap shot at the church.

Thursday 15th April

Covid Vunerable in Hospital - Medical Cards and Dentist - Scrabble Removing Words

Peter’s mother is seriously ill in hospital on a public ward. She says another patient’s family were allowed into the ward to say their goodbyes. Peter says they should have been given the “dignity” of a private room, especially during the pandemic. Audrey tells Joe about the shortage of dentists treating patients on the medical card system. Scrabble champions from around Ireland tell Joe about the game makers’ decision to ban a list of 400 words.

Thursday 15th April

Words Banned by Scrabble

Scrabble champions from around Ireland tell Joe about the game makers’ decision to ban a list of 400 words.

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