Podcast

RTÉ - Liveline

Joe Duffy talks to the Irish public about affairs of the day.

Episodes

  • Tips

    Apr 18 2019

    Tips

  • Prestige FM

    Apr 18 2019

    Prestige FM

  • Anti-Social Behaviour

    Apr 18 2019

    Anti-Social Behaviour

  • Name-Calling

    Apr 17 2019

    Eoin has mild Cerebral Palsy and is on the receiving end of name calling and sneering on a daily basis and he goes to and from work.

  • Bessborough

    Apr 17 2019

    The publishing today of the 5th interim report into Mother and Baby homes makes for stark reading as Carmel Cantwell found out. He brother is not buried where the nuns said he was. Catherine Coffey O'Brien was in Bessborough but ran away.

  • Anti-social Behaviour

    Apr 17 2019

    Sandra Dilon has been involved in a sensory garden installation in Finglas for children with disabilities. It has been vandalised on several occasions.

  • Notre Dame Fire

    Apr 16 2019

    Should Irish people contribute money towards the rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral?

  • FAI

    Apr 16 2019

    The ongoing turmoil at the FAi is exercising some listeners.

  • Delivery Drivers Attacked

    Apr 16 2019

    A former delivery man tells us how he used to carry a knife on occasion to protect himself.

  • Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour

    Apr 15 2019

    Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour

  • Birth Stories

    Apr 12 2019

    "A Vet would have more compassion for animals in a clinic than what I went through and what all these women have gone through". Martina and numerous other women tell us about the trauma of giving birth in Ireland

  • Overbooked Flight

    Apr 11 2019

    Liz told us how she was surprised when an airline expected a 15 year old student of hers to fly alone.

  • Hoarding

    Apr 11 2019

    Terence told us how he is being evicted from his flat due to hoarding.

  • Down Syndrome

    Apr 11 2019

    Liam explained his dilemma as his 54 year old brother with Down Syndrome is stuck in hospital with nowhere to go.

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Apr 11 2019

    Becky remembered Fergal Keyes and his bravery on the eve of Cystic Fibrosis day.

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 11 2019

    Yvonne told us of her experiences in childbirth and the lasting effect on her while we heard more maternity experiences from other women who had emailed the show.

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 10 2019

    Birth Experiences

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 09 2019

    Birth Experiences

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 08 2019

    One topic dominated Liveline today as, yet again, we dealt with the avalanche of stories coming into the programme of women's experiences giving birth in Ireland.

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 05 2019

    On today's Liveline, Melanie told us about the horrific injuries she suffered during a traumatic childbirth. Katrina shared her story of losing her baby after being admitted to hospital while Allie told us of her fear during childbirth and how the experience caused her to suffer from PTSD.

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 04 2019

    Birth Experiences

  • Limerick Hospital Overcrowding

    Apr 03 2019

    Limerick University Hospital is making headlines due to the fact that 81 patients are currently on trolleys and Denise told Joe about her first hand experience in the hospital yesterday.

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 03 2019

    Following on from yesterday's call from Michelle, Liveline was inundated with calls from mothers sharing their birth stories from hospitals all over the country.

  • Birth Experiences

    Apr 02 2019

    Michelle gave birth to her 4th child on New Year's Eve. She was shocked at the lack care she received, and the staff shortages. What followed was an avalanche of calls from mothers who had similar experiences. The entire programme was taken up with their stories.

  • unsecuredloans.ie

    Apr 01 2019

    More listeners tell us about their experience with unsecuredloans.ie

  • Sulkies

    Apr 01 2019

    Joan was driving her car when a sulky crashed into her and the horse's hooves crashed through her rear window.

  • Rare Books

    Apr 01 2019

    Thomas Holohan bought a couple of rare books for €40 in a charity shop. One was signed by Kitty O'Shea, the lover of Charles Stewart Parnell. The items could be worth as much as €3000.

  • Immigration

    Apr 01 2019

    Bob Carley missed his flight to the USA because he was detained at Immigration for so long.

  • Anti-Social Behaviour

    Apr 01 2019

    Derek was in Cappagh Hospital on Saturday when a staff car was stolen and other cars in the area were burnt out on property next to the hospital. Derek tells us what he saw.

  • Provisional Licence

    Mar 26 2019

    Amanda who's 22, is having trouble getting a driver's licence.

  • Injured Deer

    Mar 26 2019

    Seamus came across an injured deer in Wicklow on Sunday afternoon. But he had a long wait before a vet arrived on the scene.

  • IMRO

    Mar 26 2019

    More calls from businesses who have issues with IMRO.

  • Hoarding

    Mar 26 2019

    Elaine says she's a compulsive hoarder of Teddy Bears, presents and general clutter.

  • Attacked at Work

    Mar 26 2019

    Maria is a former nurse who was assaulted by a patient.

  • Tools Stolen

    Mar 25 2019

    Andy Cummins and Victor Fields were both victims of the theft of tools from their vans.

  • IMRO/Town Rates

    Mar 25 2019

    mall businesses are finding it tough to survive at the moment. Tony Morgan is being asked for a 34% increase in rates in Clones, while other callers took issue with IMRO collecting music royalties. Its CEO Victor Finn rang in to the programme.

  • FAI

    Mar 25 2019

    With John Delaney stepping down as CEO of the FAI, we heard from Liveline callers for and against the decision.

  • Stolen Tools

    Mar 22 2019

    Linda told us about the theft of her husband's tools from the IKEA car park.

  • IMRO

    Mar 22 2019

    Davitt told us about his shock at a letter from the sheriff over charges from IMRO while a number of business owners told us of their concerns about IMRO bills for playing music at their premises.

  • Homophobia

    Mar 22 2019

    Thomas told us about his shock at hearing young men using homophobic language in public.

  • Hazing

    Mar 22 2019

    The editors of both newspapers at the centre of the Trinity row spoke to Joe.

  • Coypu

    Mar 22 2019

    Melanie told us about her unique experience with a Coypu and some unusual pate.

  • Sons in Trouble

    Mar 21 2019

    Sons in Trouble

  • Pyjamas in Public

    Mar 21 2019

    Pyjamas in Public

  • Hoarding

    Mar 21 2019

    Hoarding

  • Wearing Pyjamas in Public

    Mar 20 2019

    Salon owner David Finn banned customers in pyjamas from his Portlaoise hairdressers and the lines lit up as listeners shared their views and stories on PJ wearers all over the country.

  • Prison in Kenya

    Mar 20 2019

    Rory Bracken spent 22 days in a "hellhole prison" in Kenya for alleged visa allegations - preaching without a permit.

  • Pets

    Mar 19 2019

    Anne Marie Stafford could face eviction because the apartment she stays in has a policy of not allowing pets.

  • Looking for Relative

    Mar 19 2019

    Margaret is trying to trace a man who she thinks is her cousin.

  • Cookstown Tragedy

    Mar 19 2019

    Following the tragic events in Co Tyrone when 3 young people died in a crush outside a Disco, Nicole remembers what happened her in 2014.

  • New Zealand Shooting Spree

    Mar 15 2019

    The horrific gun attack in Christchurch New Zealand has sent shockwaves around the world.

  • Food Delivery Commission

    Mar 15 2019

    Dawi Roushaan runs Murphy's Fish and Chip shop in Waterford but is paying Just Eat 14% commission on top of €140 per week for a prominent position on the app. He cant make ends meet.

  • Climate Protests

    Mar 15 2019

    Students from all over the country protested today about climate change.

  • Government ID & Public Services Card

    Mar 14 2019

    On today's Liveline, Ann, Caroline, Tony and a number of other people talk about the problems they had with the new Government ID system and using the Public Services Card.

  • Documents Found

    Mar 14 2019

    Ken Kavanagh told us yesterday about documents he had found in London belonging to a Miss Ellen Rose Maguire from Fermanagh. Today Ken talked to Ellen Rose Maguire's family members and found out about her life and circumstances.

  • Planes Grounded

    Mar 13 2019

    Planes Grounded

  • Found Documents

    Mar 13 2019

    Found Documents

  • Brexit

    Mar 13 2019

    Brexit

  • Mortgage Issues

    Mar 12 2019

    Yesterday Elise told Joe how she and her elderly mother were being evicted from their home and today Eileen & John shared her respective mortgage struggles.

  • Brexit

    Mar 12 2019

    Following on from developments in Strasbourg last night and ahead of tonight's vote on the proposed Brexit deal, listeners share their views on the Brexit developments.

  • Lisa Smith

    Mar 11 2019

    Islamic convert Carol Duffy tells us about her friend and fellow convert Lisa Smith. Former soldier Smith left Dundalk to go to Syria to support ISIS.

  • James Carey

    Mar 11 2019

    More about conman James Carey from Stamullen. Tradesmen who are owed money for work done on his house staged a protest in Stamullen at the weekend.

  • House Repossession

    Mar 11 2019

    Elsie and her elderly mother are being evicted from their home on Thursday. Elsie hasn't yet told her mother about their predicament.

  • Michael Jackson

    Mar 08 2019

    Dr Patrick Treacy, who treated Michael Jackson when he was in Ireland, talks about his personal experiences with the singer.

  • Hospital Visits

    Mar 08 2019

    Rev John Kelly talk about his work as a hospital chaplain.

  • Religious Hospital Visits

    Mar 07 2019

    Religious Hospital Visits

  • James Carey

    Mar 07 2019

    James Carey

  • Memorial

    Mar 06 2019

    Roadside memorials in Mayo to the late Joe Deacy have been removed by the local authority. His father, Adrian, isn't happy.

  • James Carey

    Mar 06 2019

    We speak to cousins of James Carey from Stamullen who is refusing to pay a number of tradesmen for work they did. Carey also has convictions for firearms offences.

  • Counterfeit Notes

    Mar 06 2019

    Listeners tell us about issues they've had with counterfeit money.

  • Unpaid Builders

    Mar 05 2019

    A number of builders got in touch with us about unpaid work done on a property in Stamullen, in Co Westmeath.

  • Supervised Access

    Mar 05 2019

    Would you hand over your children to a stranger in a car park with only a first name and a mobile number - if ordered to do so by the courts? 'Katie' shared her experience and calls for change.

  • Daylight saving - Time to go?!

    Mar 05 2019

    After a recent EU Parliament vote, the abolition of daylight savings is one step closer. Listeners have their say

  • Snow Delays

    Mar 04 2019

    Declan O'Brien was one of many people stuck on planes for many hours at Dublin Airport yesterday due to the weather.

  • Mum's The Word

    Mar 04 2019

    Frances has been a child minder for many years and one child has started calling her "Mammy" much to the annoyance of the child's mother.

  • Lyme's Disease

    Mar 04 2019

    We head from some of the many people in Ireland who are living with Lyme's Disease - for many it has taken years for a diagnosis.

  • Holiday Home Bills

    Mar 04 2019

    Emma has a holiday home in Donegal and has been doing her best to conserve energy. Her latest electricity bill showed €4.18 in units used but the total bill was €61.98!

  • Scouting

    Feb 28 2019

    More on what the scouts are doing to keep children safe.

  • Cardinal Pell

    Feb 28 2019

    More reaction to the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for child abuse.

  • Scouting

    Feb 27 2019

    Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said the Child and Family Agency Tusla had highlighted serious concerns about child protection procedures in Scouting Ireland, and had recommended an immediate review of the supervision of children involved in scouting.

  • Her Name Is Clodagh

    Feb 26 2019

    Her Name Is Clodagh

  • Cardinal Pell

    Feb 26 2019

    Cardinal Pell

  • Trees Cut Down

    Feb 25 2019

    Padraig Farren, a tree surgeon, says we are too hasty in this country in felling trees.

  • St. Michan's Crypt Vandalised

    Feb 25 2019

    St Michan’s church in Dublin has once again been targeted by vandals.

  • Brexit - Driving Licences

    Feb 25 2019

    Louise and some other listeners are not happy that they will have to change their UK driving licence for an Irish licence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

  • Airbnb

    Feb 25 2019

    Mary and her family had a very bad experience using Air B&B while abroad recently.

  • Online Dating

    Feb 22 2019

    Grace is amazed at her experiences on dating sites as a woman in her 50s.

  • Hotel Costs

    Feb 22 2019

    PJ Woods can't believe the prices he is being quoted for hotels for St. Patrick's weekend in Dublin.

  • Delivery Drivers' Attacked

    Feb 22 2019

    On today's Liveline we hear from Raphael Duarte about attacks on Brazilian delivery workers in Dublin.

  • Students' Climate Change Protest

    Feb 21 2019

    Next month Irish schoolchildren will "strike" in protest at the lack of action on Climate Change. Diarmuid is opposed to what the children are doing.

  • Scam

    Feb 21 2019

    We hear more stories about how people are being scammed.

  • Good Deed

    Feb 21 2019

    Martin, a taxi driver, wants to commend a young man who came to the aid of an older woman in distress.

  • Drone at Dublin Airport

    Feb 21 2019

    A drone caused disruption at Dublin Airport today. Christina, who flies drones, is annoyed that such irresponsible behaviour is reflecting badly on people like her.

  • Catalytic Converter Stolen

    Feb 21 2019

    Brendan says there's a spate of Catalytic convertors being stolen in Swords.

  • RSA Ad

    Feb 20 2019

    RSA Ad

  • Hutch Trial Collapses

    Feb 20 2019

    Hutch Trial Collapses

  • Coastguard

    Feb 20 2019

    Coastguard

  • RSA Advert/Learner Drivers

    Feb 19 2019

    RSA Advert/Learner Drivers

  • Vigilantism

    Feb 18 2019

    Louise runs a group called "Child Protection Awareness" which aims to confront potential predators. Callers both for and against the idea rang Liveline.

  • Learner Drivers

    Feb 18 2019

    The new legislation around unaccompanied drivers is causing plenty of debate particularly around the urban/rural divide.

  • Ronald McDonald House

    Feb 12 2019

    Ronald McDonald House

  • Nurses' Talks

    Feb 12 2019

    Nurses' Talks

  • Driving Test

    Feb 12 2019

    Driving Test

  • Autism

    Feb 12 2019

    Autism

  • Nurses' Strike

    Feb 11 2019

    Brid has a son with special needs who's routine has been disrupted by the strike and most listeners think it's not acceptable to protest oustide the minister's home.

  • VAT Increase

    Feb 08 2019

    VAT Increase

  • Repeal Stickers

    Feb 08 2019

    Repeal Stickers

  • Carer's Allowance

    Feb 08 2019

    Carer's Allowance

  • Birth Certs

    Feb 08 2019

    Birth Certs

  • Card for the EU

    Feb 07 2019

    Hayley sent a large "Thank You From Ireland" card to President of the European Commission Jean Claude Junker, which has created quite a stir all over Europe.

  • Tesco Mobile

    Feb 06 2019

    Tesco Mobile

  • Public Urination

    Feb 06 2019

    Public Urination

  • Nurses' Strike

    Feb 06 2019

    Nurses' Strike

  • Divorce/Birth Cert

    Feb 06 2019

    Divorce/Birth Cert

  • Children's Hospital

    Feb 06 2019

    Children's Hospital

  • Public Toilets

    Feb 05 2019

    A bus stopped outside Michael Moylan's house last Sunday and some of those on board got off and urinated in full view of the occupants in the house.

  • Nurses' Strike

    Feb 05 2019

    More on the nurses strike including a chat with Louise Maher, a nurse in a Dublin hospital, who's currently in Brussels having a major operation.

  • Good Deeds

    Feb 05 2019

    Kerri was on her way home from Australia last week after receiving news that her mother was dead. She wants to thank an Irish couple who comforted her at Abu Dhabi airport and even gave her one of their business class seats on the flight.

  • Stolen Identity

    Feb 04 2019

    Stolen Identity

  • Nurses Strike

    Feb 04 2019

    Nurses Strike

  • Wedding Witness

    Feb 01 2019

    Kim Schotte is trying to find the Irish witnesses to her son Sean's marriage in San Francisco 10 years ago.

  • Venezuela

    Feb 01 2019

    The growing political discontent in Venezuela is creating great problems for its citizens. We heard from supporters and opponents of President Maduro and from Venezuelans living here.

  • Cold Weather

    Feb 01 2019

    Given the freezing temperatures at the moment, John was surprised to see workers in the Sports Direct shop in Liffey Valley in shorts !

  • Michael Jackson

    Jan 31 2019

    Michael Jackson

  • Car Theft

    Jan 31 2019

    Car Theft

  • Alcohol Advertising

    Jan 31 2019

    Alcohol Advertising

  • Nurses' Strike

    Jan 30 2019

    Nurses' Strike

  • Brexit/Citizenship

    Jan 30 2019

    Brexit/Citizenship

  • Scientology

    Jan 29 2019

    A Community Centre in Firhouse which is owned by the Church of Scientology is being used for dance competitions, bingo nights and magic shows. Some listeners don't want to attend for fear that they'll be exposed to the cult.

  • Pigeon Droppings

    Jan 29 2019

    Following the news that a Scottish boy's death was linked to pigeon droppings, we hear from listeners who've had issues with pigeons.

  • Nurses Strike

    Jan 29 2019

    Rachel's father is a patient in Vincent's Hospital. Her family has been told that they'll have to attend to his needs during tomorrow's strike.

  • Brexit

    Jan 29 2019

    As Teresa May sets out her next move in relation to the UK's departure from the EU, we hear from some British people who are having difficulty getting citizenship in Ireland.

  • Game Hunting

    Jan 28 2019

    Frank traveled to Zimbabwe in December to shoot buffalo. His ammunition was lost on the way out and his gun was lost on the way home. Most Liveline callers took issue with Frank over his views on hunting, while others supported him.

  • Funny Friday Live from Athlone

    Jan 25 2019

    A Funny Friday live from the Raddison Blu Hotel in Athlone with Joe and the team.

  • Son on Streets

    Jan 24 2019

    Son on Streets

  • Gambling

    Jan 24 2019

    Gambling

  • Found her Family

    Jan 24 2019

    Found her Family

  • Brexit/Car Hire

    Jan 24 2019

    Brexit/Car Hire

  • Gambling

    Jan 23 2019

    Gambling

  • Sorting Office

    Jan 22 2019

    Clare Meade is concerned that, with the closing of An Post's Ballsbridge Sorting office, she will have to travel across the Liffey to collect her packages. Jerry Beades was the owner of the site on the north side of Dublin which An Post is now using as a distribution centre as mention by Clare Meade earlier in the programme.

  • Gambling

    Jan 22 2019

    Cormac was entrusted with over €5,000 by a relative to pay bills while that person was out of the country, but he ended up gambling it away in an afternoon. We heard from other callers who have been in similar situations.

  • Aer Lingus

    Jan 22 2019

    Niall Hogan disputes the Aer Lingus claim that their first transatlantic flight was in 1958. His mother was on a test flight in 1947.

  • Scams

    Jan 21 2019

    Scams

  • Orla Church

    Jan 21 2019

    In Memory of Orla Church

  • Buying a House

    Jan 21 2019

    Buying a House

  • Young Offenders

    Jan 18 2019

    Listeners and victims react to yesterday's revelations that Gardai have failed to prosecute thousands of crimes committed by juveniles.

  • Work Experience

    Jan 18 2019

    Anne's son has autism. He was due to start work at an animal rescue Centre yesterday but because he hadn't disclosed his condition he wasn't allowed to stay.

  • Meat Consumption

    Jan 18 2019

    Should we take meat out of our diet? Some listeners have done so and it impacted on their health.

  • Meat Consumption

    Jan 17 2019

    Meat Consumption

  • Working For Free

    Jan 16 2019

    Ivan, a chef from Croatia, is seeking a new job but is being asked to do free trials of anything from 3 days to two weeks. Eva had similar experiences.

  • Oversea's Fraud

    Jan 16 2019

    Laura fell foul of some scammers on holiday in Gran Canaria when she bought an iPad.

  • No Room In School

    Jan 16 2019

    Nuala Bourke is Principal of an Educate Together school in Tuam which needs more space but can't get any, even though there are empty classrooms beside them.

  • No Home Help

    Jan 16 2019

    Angela Dolan's sister has been paralysed following a fall down her stairs but is stuck in hospital because no home help can be put in place.

  • Ghost Calls

    Jan 16 2019

    Sandra Dunne's landline has been ringing every 5 -10 minutes for several days with callers saying they had a missed call from her number. No one knows why this is happening. Other callers were having the same problem.

  • Should pupils with special educational needs be exempt from learning Irish? Our listeners give their views

    Jan 15 2019

    Should pupils with special educational needs be exempt from learning Irish? Our listeners give their views

  • Krista, who lives in New Zealand, tells us about the badly behaved Irish visitors she encountered on a beach in Auckland.

    Jan 15 2019

    Krista, who lives in New Zealand, tells us about the badly behaved Irish visitors she encountered on a beach in Auckland.

  • Taoiseach in Ethiopia

    Jan 14 2019

    Callers spoke to Philip Boucher Hayes about Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's visit to Ethiopia, when he was forced to leave a number of high ranking female officials outside an ancient Monastery during his recent visit to the country.

  • Long Term Unemployment

    Jan 14 2019

    John shared his story of being unemployed in Ireland. John has been unemployed for a long period of time and told Philip the impact it can have on a person.

  • Adoption Story, Finding Mam & Dad

    Jan 14 2019

    Brendan, was born to an Irish woman and an African father. He spent his first 17 years of life in an orphanage. After tracking down his mother at the age of 35, he went in search of his father and started his search in Africa.

  • Swapping Phone Numbers on Holidays

    Jan 11 2019

    Janet's niece, 6 year old Claudia, met another 6 year old on holidays. When he asked for her number , she said 1850 715 815.

  • Robbed at Gunpoint

    Jan 11 2019

    Dermot's trip to Portugal turned into a nightmare when he and his fiance were robbed at gunpoint, bundled into a car and taken up the mountains. He spoke from the airport on his way home.

  • CPR

    Jan 11 2019

    Earlier in the week we spoke to Patrick Sweeney who was brought back from the dead following a heart attack. He didn't know who had given him CPR. Richie Durkan was that man.

  • Burglary

    Jan 11 2019

    Yvonne came home to find her house burgled and her wall safe ripped out.

  • Adoption

    Jan 11 2019

    Abagail and Marion were both adopted and they told Joe about tracing their birth mothers.

  • Mental Health

    Jan 10 2019

    Mental Health

  • Meningitis

    Jan 10 2019

    Meningitis

  • Adoption

    Jan 10 2019

    Adoption

  • Dialysis

    Jan 09 2019

    Kevin Devitte, like Larry Gogan on yesterday's programme, is undergoing dialysis three times a week. We heard from other callers in similar situations.

  • After Dark Canvassing

    Jan 09 2019

    Thecla Fowler was amazed when Minister Shane Ross knocked on her door on New Year's Eve at 8.45 pm, prompting a lively discussion on after dark canvassing. Minister Ross joined in the conversation.

  • Larry Gogan Special

    Jan 08 2019

    Larry Gogan Special

  • Looking for Helpers

    Jan 07 2019

    Looking for Helpers

  • Bipolar

    Jan 07 2019

    Bipolar

  • Adoption

    Jan 07 2019

    Adoption

  • Irish in Lanzarote

    Jan 04 2019

    Irish in Lanzarote

  • Dog Bites

    Jan 04 2019

    Dog Bites

  • Can't Sell House

    Jan 04 2019

    Can't Sell House

  • Boyne Windows

    Jan 04 2019

    Boyne Windows

  • Travel Insurance

    Jan 03 2019

    Geraldine, whose sister had a very bad leg break before they were due to go on holidays, has been looking after her since she came out of hospital. She is trying to get the insurance company to cover the home care.

  • Revenue Scam

    Jan 03 2019

    Pat O'Callaghan got a scam phone call purporting to be from Irish Revenue.

  • Hospital Debt

    Jan 03 2019

    Jim, whose son had cancer, and Ruby, whose brother had been seriously injured in an accident, have both received legal letters from Irish hospitals looking for payment.

  • Dog Bite

    Jan 03 2019

    Brian McGovern was bitten by a German Shepherd dog, and feels not enough is being done by owners to ensure the safety of others.

  • Boyne Windows

    Jan 03 2019

    Boyne Windows in Fairview has appointed liquidators to its business, leaving many Liveline listeners out of pocket for windows and doors.

  • Violent Patient

    Jan 02 2019

    A caller named Joe has been getting treatment in the Mater over the past few months. He is very concerned that a violent patient is being treated on the ward, and has caused serious injury to a number of staff members.

  • Pornography Site

    Jan 02 2019

    Daire Hickey McGovern told Joe that a man she knows took pictures from her Facebook page and put them on a porn site, accompanied by vile captions. Daire explained how traumatic the experience was for her, and how she felt let down by the justice system.

  • Liverpool Tickets

    Jan 02 2019

    Liverpool Tickets

  • Expired Voucher

    Jan 02 2019

    Expired Voucher

  • Drink Spiked

    Jan 02 2019

    Frances was in Kilkenny on New Year’s Eve and saw a woman in a takeaway who seemed to have had her drink spiked. "Her head was back, with her eyes closed and mouth open," Frances told Joe. "When I was speaking, she seemed to hear me, but couldn’t respond."

  • Car Rentals

    Jan 02 2019

    Car Rentals

  • Highs and Lows of 2018

    Dec 21 2018

    Highs and Lows of 2018

  • Christmas Tips

    Dec 20 2018

    Christmas Tips

  • Self Published Books Show - Part 2

    Dec 19 2018

    Self-Published Books

  • Self-Published Books Show

    Dec 18 2018

    Self-Published Books

  • Teacher Gifts

    Dec 17 2018

    What presents, if any, should schoolchildren give their teachers at Christmas. Sean, a former principal, suggested none. Others callers disagreed.

  • Looking for Money Back

    Dec 17 2018

    A number of callers were having issues with Eir over charges taken from their accounts.

  • Foster Child

    Dec 17 2018

    Theresa is a foster mother who, rather than see him become homeless, has taken one of her foster children back into the house, even though he has many issues which concern her.

  • Child Grooming

    Dec 17 2018

    Claire was horrified to learn that her daughter had been groomed on social media and was possibly being blackmailed.

  • Illness Benefit

    Dec 14 2018

    James is terminally ill and hasn't been paid Illness Benefit since the 4th of November. The Department of Social Welfare sort out his problem while we're on air.

  • Hospital Rename

    Dec 14 2018

    It looks like Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda will be renamed. Locals aren't happy.

  • Ambulance Delay

    Dec 14 2018

    Brendan Keegan's wife Jacqueline fell in Coolock yesterday. She was left lying on the ground for more than 2 hours while waiting for an ambulance.

  • Work Placement

    Dec 13 2018

    Work Placement

  • Taxi Driver Suitability Test

    Dec 13 2018

    Taxi Driver Suitability Test

  • Road Accident

    Dec 13 2018

    Road Accident

  • Random Acts of Kindness

    Dec 13 2018

    Random Acts of Kindness

  • Insurance

    Dec 13 2018

    Insurance

  • Fire Service

    Dec 13 2018

    Fire Service

  • Christmas Tips

    Dec 13 2018

    Christmas Tips

  • Leaving Ireland/Vertigo

    Dec 12 2018

    Elizabeth, who returned from New Zealand 6 years ago, is so disillusioned with home that she is thinking of returning there. And Paul, an Australian who suffers from vertigo, has been waiting for 7 years to get treatment here. He has been told that in Australia he will be seen in 6-8 weeks.

  • Brexit

    Dec 12 2018

    In advance of the motion of no confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May this evening, Liveline callers gave their opinions on Brexit.

  • Speeding

    Dec 11 2018

    Oliver Moyles' daughter Kate was killed in a motorway pile up in 2007. Oliver says he's fully supportive of new initiatives to reduce speeding motorists.

  • Lonely at Christmas

    Dec 11 2018

    Dorothy Shannon is providing free Xmas dinners at her cafe in Boyle in Roscommon on the 25th. Other listeners tell us how they are catering for people in need on the day.

  • GPO Crib

    Dec 11 2018

    Martin Sinnott is not impressed with the crib at the GPO.

  • Cervical Check Meeting

    Dec 11 2018

    Women who were not told about incorrectly read smear tests were due to meet Minister Simon Harris this afternoon. But the meeting was postponed at short notice.

  • Penalty Points

    Dec 10 2018

    Penalty Points

  • Luas Overcrowding/CPR

    Dec 10 2018

    Luas Overcrowding/CPR

  • Foiled Robbery

    Dec 10 2018

    Foiled Robbery

  • 100 Year Old Nun

    Dec 10 2018

    100 Year Old Nun

  • New Job Issues

    Dec 07 2018

    New Job Issues

  • Living With Grief

    Dec 07 2018

    Living With Grief

  • Dealing With Divorce

    Dec 07 2018

    Dealing With Divorce

  • Computer Scam

    Dec 07 2018

    Computer Scam

  • Christmas Muggins

    Dec 07 2018

    Christmas Muggins

  • Barking Dogs

    Dec 07 2018

    Barking Dogs

  • Stolen Phone Track Down

    Dec 06 2018

    Stolen Phone Track Down

  • Person Of The Year

    Dec 06 2018

    Person Of The Year

  • A Listeners Praise For A and E

    Dec 06 2018

    A Listeners Praise For A and E

  • A Husbands Grief

    Dec 06 2018

    A Husbands Grief

  • Sophisticated Scams

    Dec 05 2018

    Sophisticated Scams

  • Papal Visit Cost

    Dec 05 2018

    Papal Visit Cost

  • Charity Stickers

    Dec 05 2018

    Charity Stickers

  • Fergal Keyes Tribute

    Dec 04 2018

    Kathleen Keyes was in touch with Joe with the sad news that her son, Fergal, had passed away. Fergal, who was only 31, had previously been on Liveline to campaign for the drug Orkambi to be available to all Cystic Fibrosis sufferers who needed it. Joe paid tribute to Fergal and played a clip from their previous interview.

  • Domestic Abuse And Home Search Struggle

    Dec 04 2018

    Next Joe spoke to Laura who shared her life story with listeners. After a difficult childhood, Laura’s troubles continued into her adult life when she suffered domestic abuse and now the mother-of-foru is struggling to get onto the property ladder and set up a permanent home for her family.

  • A and E Solutions

    Dec 04 2018

    Joe returned to the A&E topic as William McCarthy and Mary Jones shared their views on the topic.

  • A and E Crisis

    Dec 04 2018

    Áine O’Connor got in touch with Liveline to tell Joe about the difficult A&E experience that she witnessed when her mother-in-law needed care in St. James. She was joined on air by retired nurse Mary, followed by Audrey, Monica, another Mary, Anne, Monica and Ciara who all shared their experiences.

  • Paris Riots

    Dec 03 2018

    Kevin Lovett, who has been in the pub business in Paris for many years, told Joe about the background to the recent riots there.

  • Hospital Bed Shortage

    Dec 03 2018

    Nicola's daughter is 16 today and is being sent home from hospital, even though she has been a danger to her mother on many occasions.

  • Homeless Christmas Offer

    Dec 03 2018

    Marilyn wanted to bring a homeless family into her house for Christmas but she says they would lose their place on the homeless list if they did.

  • Car Park Chaos

    Dec 03 2018

    On Saturday, James and his pregnant wife were stuck in a Galway car park for almost 4 hours.

  • Anthony O'Mahony

    Dec 03 2018

    Margaret O'Mahony is a sister-in-law of Anthony O'Mahony, whose killer, Michael Ferris, was sentenced for the manslaughter today.

  • Funny Friday

    Nov 30 2018

    Live from Kilkenny

  • Unemployed

    Nov 29 2018

    Unemployed

  • Trousers in School

    Nov 29 2018

    Trousers in School

  • Superbug

    Nov 29 2018

    Superbug

  • Spinal Injury

    Nov 29 2018

    Spinal Injury

  • Small Businesses

    Nov 29 2018

    Small Businesses

  • Quitting Smoking

    Nov 28 2018

    Grainne Savage wants to give up smoking. She got a prescription for "Champix" tablets to help her kick the habit but she's discovered they cost €100 a month. She wants the government to give them out for free to promote healthy living.

  • No Snow in Lapland

    Nov 28 2018

    Mary Daniels spent €6,500 on a 36-hour trip to Lapland. She's due to fly out on Monday but there's no snow. She's looking for her money back or an opportunity to postpone the trip.

  • Alzheimer's

    Nov 28 2018

    Linda Van Der Westhuizen's mother attends a special 'Alzheimer's club' in Crumlin but she's been told she can no longer attend the service because she's "too mobile". Linda says the club is brilliant but very understaffed.

  • Tenant Issues

    Nov 27 2018

    Tenant Issues

  • Self-Published Book

    Nov 27 2018

    For listeners interested in obtaining a copy of Fr Sean Hyland's self-published book "Whisperings of my Soul" featured on today's show, they'll be on sale in all Kildare & Leighlin parishes from Dec 7th. Copies will also be available on Amazon soon after.

  • Insurance Problems after Car Crash

    Nov 26 2018

    21 year old driver, Timothy Neville, was hit by another car when the driver fell ill at the wheel. But the errant driver's insurance company will not pay for the damage to Timothy's car.

  • Helping The Homeless

    Nov 26 2018

    Maura is a volunteer with a homeless charity in Dublin. She allowed 2 homeless men to stay in her house because she couldn't get accommodation for them in.

  • Fuel Prices at The Pumps

    Nov 26 2018

    Are consumers benefiting from falling fuel prices? Some listeners don't think so.

  • Dental Work Abroad

    Nov 26 2018

    Listeners who've had bad experiences with dental work while abroad talk to Joe.

  • Christmas Windows on Grafton Street

    Nov 26 2018

    As Christmas approaches, Rosemary says some stores' window displays are not very festive.

  • WWI Statue Ceremony

    Nov 23 2018

    WWI Statue Ceremony

  • Water Connection Cost

    Nov 23 2018

    Water Connection Cost

  • Versatis

    Nov 23 2018

    Versatis

  • Lenrec Recycling

    Nov 23 2018

    Lenrec Recycling

  • House of Fraser Voucher

    Nov 23 2018

    House of Fraser Voucher