Valerie cox

Tuesday 24th March

Ghost Estates Rescue

Over the years this programme has covered the plague of dozens of ghost estates around the country and the plight of the families who bought into these estates, setting up ...

Monday 23rd March

Flooding and Insurance

Cork city, Mallow, Clonmel, Kilkenny, Clonakilty and Ballinasloe... these are just some of the places that have been in the news for all the wrong reasons over the past few years.  ...

Friday 20th March

Grandparents Day

Valerie Cox visited Walshestown National School in Dunleer, Co. Louth. There she met with the teachers, parents, kids and grandparents.  The Parents Committee Principal Nora Molloy, Deputy Principal Jim Griffin ...

Wednesday 11th March

Attacks on Prison Officers

Stabbing, punching, broken bones, gun threats and having urine thrown into their faces...these have all featured in attacks on prison officers serving in Ireland’s fifteen prisons.  There were 154 attacks ...

Monday 9th March

Courts: Repossessions

There are 98 cases before the country registrars court this morning, most of these made up of people at various stages of repossession orders on their homes. Valerie Cox has ...

Friday 6th March

Older People Coping with Debt

One of the legacies of the Celtic Tiger is the number of older people coping with debt, people in their sixties, seventies and eighties. Valerie Cox has been to meet ...

Monday 23rd February

Isolated Farmers

The Inishowen peninsula in Donegal is one of the wildest and most beautiful places in Ireland but there is a downside too, isolation, loneliness, the lack of a public transport ...

Thursday 19th February

Young Carers

The 2011 census revealed that there are over 6,000 Young Carers under the age of 18 in Ireland.  However, this could be higher as recent research carried out by the ...

Wednesday 18th February

Family Courts

Valerie Cox has been to Dolphin House to the Family Courts, she told Sean of the stories she heard while there. 

Wednesday 11th February

Mortgage Difficulties

Seven years ago, the Phoenix project was set up to work with people who were in serious financial difficulties and in danger of losing their homes.  We have spoken since ...



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