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Liveline Thursday 24 October 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. 

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Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy

Patricia Hovell talks about her family being told they must leave Ireland as permission to remain has been refused. They have lived in Ireland for five years, working as missionaries.

Frances believes the cost of funerals in this country is much too high , she worries how she will be able to afford her own.

The deliberate interference with cars as a way of scamming victims out of cash at the roadside features again.

Patrick Touher is a writer and a survivor of Artane boys home. He talks to Joe about his expierences and his views on this week's budget.


Visa problems

Trisha and her family came to Ireland as missionaries; they've now been told they have to leave the country

Cost of funerals

With the bereavement grant cut in the budget, Frances knows older people will worry about the cost of funerals

Scam warnings

Anita and Fiona fell victim to the same scammer - a very helpful 'mechanic'

Work, retirement and pensions

As a pharmacist Brendan sees first-hand the impact of medical card cuts; Patrick Touher spoke at the pensioners protest on Tuesday but it landed him in hospital


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.

Music Played on the Show

My Heart Will Go On

My Heart Will Go On

Celine Dion




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Presenter: Joe Duffy


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