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Liveline Friday 16 August 2013

Remember, the Liveline Christmas Special will be broadcast live from Dublin's Duke Street on Christmas Eve. This is open to the public and we hope to see you all there.  



Maura worked as a catering manager for 30 excuse for bad quality in hospitals. Its simple tasty good quality food will be eaten, bad quality food won’t be eaten and will just og out in the bin.. Surely it makes economic sense.

Philip empathised with Peter we had on air yesterday. In recent years Philip has seen his life go through serious challenges – financial emotional. It can be hard to get back on your feet.

Pat spoke to us about his wife getting cellulitis while they were on a sailing trip around the world. She was bitten by an insect and she developed cellulitis. It can make you very ill.

The pros and cons of eulogies at funerals were also discussed . Eamon attended a beautiful dignified funeral this morning with beautiful songs from Simon & Garfunkel and the Beatles. There were moving tributes from family members.

Hospital food / insect bites

Hospital food / insect bites

Maura offered the HSE ideas on how to improve efficiency in hospital catering; Kevin was grateful for the treatment and dietary care shown to him in hospital; how an insect bite can put your life in danger

Support from Social Welfare and Pensions

Support from Social Welfare and Pensions

Philip and Gerry have been through tough times; Sean and Philip with advice on pensions

Eulogies at Funerals

Eulogies at Funerals

Sean feels eulogies add to the spirituality of a funeral; Adrian's 'fake wakes' go down a storm



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