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Liveline Tuesday 13 August 2013

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Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy

Yesterday Archbishop of Lima, Sean Walsh, visited Irish woman Michaella McCollum Conolly and her friend Melissa Reid in prison there. He tells Joe how the two women are holding up.

Today John Dundon was convicted of the murder of Shane Geoghegan. Paul Williams has been closely involved in the murder trial. He tells Joe that it is a great day for the Geoghegans family and Limerick as a city.

Anne grew up in state care and as a result her educaiton suffered. She recently tried to apply for funding for a course through the Education Finance Board in the Department of Education. She has learned that this body has been dissolved and it is now the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund. She can't seem to get any assistance. She tells Joe her story.

PJ O'Neill has been living in Australia for 9 years. He tells Joe about the new school charges for the children of Irish people on a temporary 457 visa in Australia.

Irish Woman Arrested in Peru

Irish Woman Arrested in Peru

Archbishop Sean Walsh has visited 20-year old Michaella McCollum Connolly from Tyrone, in prison in Peru on suspicion of drug trafficking

Murder Conviction for John Dundon

Murder Conviction for John Dundon

Relief and celebration for Limerick as crime boss John Dundon is found guilty of the murder of Shane Geoghegan

Access to Eduction Grants

Access to Eduction Grants

Ann hoped to avail of a government fund set up specifically to help people like her who grew up in state care

Education in Australia

Education in Australia

PJ and Brendan can both confirm that the cost of education - and living generally - is very high in Australia


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