Liveline Monday 19 August 2019
Brendan and Mike were on the early morning train from Westport to Dublin yesterday morning and it was jam-packed. They say people couldn't walk up and down the aisle nor could they use the toilet.
Rip-off Ireland. Stephanie paid €6.50 for a croissant; Eileen paid €9.30 for a glass of wine.
Ken Boyle tells us how a relative of his, Dr Paddy Muldoon was murdered in Mohill nearly 100 years ago. A priest, Fr Edward Ryans was involved in the murder after his housekeeper became pregnant.
Dangerous Amount of Passengers on Weekend Trains
Joe heard from Mike, Brendan, Duncan, Sandra and Robert who all travelled separately on trains over the weekend and complained of too many passengers being on-board.
Price & Quality of Food Across Ireland
Eileen, phoned Joe after paying €9.30 for a glass of wine in Mallow while Stephanie paid €6.50 for a Croissant and Betty came to blows over a €20 Irish Stew that just consisted of meat and gravy. Stephen bought a pint of Orange for more than a pint of Guinness at the price of €6
The story of 'The Murder of Dr Muldoon'
A priest and his housekeeper abandon a baby girl on the doorstep of a house near the Black Church in Dublin's north inner city in February 1923. Three local women notice the couple's suspicious behaviour and apprehend them. The two are handed over to the police. Author Ken Boyle spoke to Joe about the story, the book is published by Mercier Press.
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