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Liveline Monday 26 August 2013

Important information regarding Funny Friday 25th November 2016: 

Funny Friday will be broadcast live this week from Studio One in the RTE Radio Buildings. 

This is a ticketed event with a limited audience capacity. Tickets have been allocated on a first come-first serve basis.

While we will endeavour to respond to all of the ticket queries received, please note that if you have not been contacted by a member of the Liveline team, unfortunately you have not been successful in obtaining tickets.

We thank you for your interest and hope to see you at a Funny Friday event in the future.  

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.  



Anne is a public sector worker who has decided to emigrate for the sake of her career.

Nuala is upset at the news over the weekend on the death of another homeless person in Dublin and wonders what she, as an ordinary person can do.

Ellen talks to philip about the savings she has made travelling to the north to buy various medications.

Christy tells Philip the strange story of a statue in a Youghal graveyard that has been mysteriously painted purple. Callers speculate on the reasons why.

John Keegan is a recovering alcoholic who emigrated from Ireland to the UK in the late 1950's . He records the stories of other Irish people who  fell on hard times and managed to turn their lives around.



Anne and Colm on the issue of emigration -should we accept it as a recurring feature of Irish life? And John describes how alcohol almost ruined his life after he emigrated.


Nuala hopes homelessness stays at the front of the political and social agenda.

Doctors fees & the price of medication

Ellen, Hugh and Peter on comparisons between the price of medication and doctors fees north and south of the border.


Statue of a 1798 martyr in Youghal painted purple.


Have you got a story to tell? An issue you want to air publicly? If you’d like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you.

You can email the programme at any time to, call the office at 01 208 3263 / 2984 / 2980 or 3438 (or out of office hours and leave a message) or on 1850 715 815, Monday to Friday from 12.30pm – 3.15pm.

All topics are considered and all calls are welcome.



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Presenter: Joe Duffy


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