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Liveline Tuesday 6 August 2013


Sharon and her family returned to Dublin from Limerick yesterday by coach. They arrived into the City Centre unaware of Dublin Bus strike. They were faced with a 5km walk home. Luckily an off duty taxi driver came to their aid. Sean is a Dublin Bus driver on the picket. He says he will hold out until they get what they want.

Pauls son is 18. He is autistic and has a learning difficulty. He has attended special school all his life. Now that he has turned 18 and has left school he is in limbo. At the moment he has no place to go. Paul tells Joe his story.

Michael has just returned from Iran. He thinks that Irish people have a lot to learn from that country.

Bernadette was at the Blessing of the Graves in Ballyglass Cemetery in Mullingar yesterday. A fight broke out between rival gangs. She says it was terrifying. She tells Joe what happened.

Dublin Bus strike

How the Dublin Bus strike is affecting passengers and drivers explain why they are striking

Education for people with special needs

Paul is worried for his son's future; he is autistic and his formal education has ended

Irish people & alcohol

Michael can't help comparing attitudes to alcohol in Ireland with those in the middle east

Riot at cemetery

Mayhem at a Mullingar cemetary


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