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    • Society & Culture
    • 3.6 • 62 Ratings

Andrea Gilligan invites callers to have their say on the topics of the day - get in touch by emailing lunchtimelive@newstalk.com

Listen and subscribe to Lunchtime Live Highlights on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

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    Ask The Expert: Interior Design

    Ask The Expert: Interior Design

    Newstalk has teamed up with Ronseal for Fix it Fortnight ,two weeks of top DIY tips from the best experts in the field. It’s the perfect time to freshen up the house. Andrea was joined by Arlene McIntyre from Ventura, to answer your interior design questions.  It’s all with thanks to Ronseal. For more see Ronseal.com.

    • 18 min
    "It's a constant battle for someone who has a disability."

    "It's a constant battle for someone who has a disability."

    Irish Rail announced that 41 new trains were in transit and heading for Ireland but disability activists say that they’ve been forgotten about as the trains are no more accessible than the current ones.Andrea was joined by listeners Sean,Veron and Jane Cregan from Irish Rail to discuss the accessibility of the Irish rail service.

    • 16 min
    Have we lost our life skills?

    Have we lost our life skills?

    Technology has made our lives so much more convenient but in the process of simplifying everyday tasks, Hilda Roche, National President of the ICA ,and Noel Cunningham, TV Personality and Author of Guide to Modern Irish Manners, joined Andrea to discuss if we lost our life skills.

    • 12 min
    The aftermath of divorce

    The aftermath of divorce

    Ewan McGregor has made a rare public comment about the breakdown of his first marriage and the impact the split has had on all of the relationships in his life.
    Andre was joined by life Coach Mark Fennell discuss the impact of divorce on those directly and indirectly involved.

    • 15 min
    Should vaping be banned?

    Should vaping be banned?

    Vaping has traditionally been seen as a “safer” alternative to smoking and is increasingly popular with teenagers. Andrea spoke to Dr Brendan O’Shea, GP in Co Kildare and listeners, to discuss if vaping could pose health risks to those who use them and encourage younger age groups to become nicotine dependent.

    • 15 min
    The Science of nostalgia

    The Science of nostalgia

    Paul Maher from University of Limerick has studied the science behind nostalgia, and he joined Andrea to explain why we love things that make us reminisce on past times or experiences.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

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