Liveline Wednesday 2 October 2013
On Monday Andrea McCann spoke to Joe. She appealed for the listeners help in locating her missing brother Gerry McCann. Today, Helene O'Cleary, Gerrys sister, tells Joe that the family have received some bad news.
Julie got a very upsetting phonecall yesterday from her mortgage lender. She was told that her loan is no longer viable and her only option was to sell her home. She was shocked but she is refusing to sell her home. She tells Joe her story.
Brian is an architect who was made 4 years ago. He has been receiving job seekers allowance. He went on an 11 week Fas course recently and was told his benefit would be suspended for the duration of the course. He has now discovered that he will have to start the process again and in the meantime he has no money.
Leo Varadkar has announced that motorway tolls for heavy goods vehicles will be lifted for the month of November on four roads in an attempt to reduce the number of trucks on regional roads. Gerry who is a trucker and Peter who has trucks driving up and down his road, react to the news.
Tommy recently went to spend 3 gift vouchers in Liffey Valley Shopping Centre. Two were partially used. He was shocked when he discovered that the €3 monthly management fee had wiped out the balance on his card.
Alan is 34 years old and weighs 40 stone. He has been attending the Weight Management Clinic in St. Columcilles Hospital for 2 years. He is waiting for gastric bypass surgery and tells Joe of his frustration at the delay and battle with his weight.