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Liveline Wednesday 10 May 2017

Liveline

Liveline

Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy

Michael Mangan's wife fasted for 85 hours over five days only to be told the operation she needed on her ankle could not be done for another fortnight. He talked to Joe about her ordeal.

Mark Dowling's solicitor was struck off for using significant sums of clients' money to run his business. Mark was left out of pocket to the tune of €33,000 because of Peter Kenny's actions. Mark told Joe his story.

News broke during the programme that a man had been shot in Dublin in an attack believed to be linked to the Kinahan-Hutch feud. The Sunday World's Nicola Tallant brought us the latest while listener Brendan Kennedy described hearing gun shots. 

Irish-American Chris Fogarty has been funding the erection of famine memorials around Ireland - an event he refers to as the "Irish Holocaust" and a "genocide". Liveline heard from callers who were curious about the stone monuments and their origins. 

Maureen has three children and has twins on the way. She and her partner are facing homelessness if they can't find suitable accommodation within their budget. She told Joe how difficult it is to find a property in today's over crowded rental market. 

Liveline Wednesday 10 May 2017

Waiting for Operation

Michael Mangan's wife fasted for 85 hours over five days only to be told the operation she needed on her ankle could not be done for another fortnight. He talked to Joe about her ordeal.

Famine Memorials

Irish-American Chris Fogarty has been funding the erection of famine memorials around Ireland - an event he refers to as the "Irish Holocaust" and a "genocide". Liveline heard from callers who were curious about the stone monuments and their origins. 

Rogue Solicitor

Mark Dowling's solicitor was struck off for using significant sums of clients' money to run his business. Mark was left out of pocket to the tune of €33,000 because of Peter Kenny's actions. Mark told Joe his story.

High Rents

Maureen has three children and has twins on the way. She and her partner are facing homelessness if they can't find suitable accommodation within their budget. She told Joe how difficult it is to find a property in today's over crowded rental market. 

Dublin Shooting

News broke during the programme that a man had been shot in Dublin in an attack believed to be linked to the Kinahan-Hutch feud. The Sunday World's Nicola Tallant brought us the latest while listener Brendan Kennedy described hearing gun shots. 

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