Valerie cox

Monday 31st August

Family Courts

August should have been a quiet month in the family law courts as they were closed for all but emergency hearings but, as Valerie Cox reports, the applicants never stopped ...

Tuesday 18th August

Mortgage Problems

Over the past year we have covered many cases of people in danger of or losing their homes when they can no longer pay the mortgage. This morning we're going ...

Thursday 13th August

Food Parcels

The economy may be improving, the jobless figures are down but, on the downside, 1,700 people are queuing for food parcels every Wednesday morning at the Capuchin Day Centre in ...

Monday 10th August


On July 22nd we spoke to Jane, a young mother who was forced to move from her home in Clondalkin after a racist attack in which her car tyres were ...

Thursday 30th July

Nursing Homes

The purse strings may have loosened; the recruitment drive for an additional 500 nurses has begun but a huge backlog in processing registration applications from overseas nurses means that hospitals ...

Monday 27th July

The Family Courts

Barring orders, access to children, a father with a prison sentence hanging over him and a very acrimonious divorce.  They were all heard in the Family courts this week and ...

Friday 17th July

Ditch Watch

Last year forty tons of rubbish was removed from the country's roads, the clean up cost the NRA one point two million euro and it cost individual county councils around ...

Tuesday 14th July

Genius Children

Just over twenty years ago Dublin City University created the Irish Centre for Talented Youth, a special course for young people of high ability, to give them an opportunity to ...

Monday 13th July

Family Courts

Back to the family law courts in Dolphin House now where Valerie Cox has been sitting in on some of the cases.  And it was all about fathers refusing to ...

Tuesday 30th June

Mortgage Debt Couple

A couple of weeks ago we brought you the story of an elderly couple in a town in rural Ireland who got into trouble with their mortgage and who have ...



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