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Liveline 26th Feb 2021
More on the struck-off former solicitors from Cork convicted of fraud during the week. Callers tell Joe about the problems they've been having with online learning company Shaw Academy. Séin McKay tells Joe about "obscene" ads he's seen promoting veganism. Retired nurse Elizabeth Connolly talks about not being able to administer vaccines because she's over 70 and what it's like home schooling her 7-year-old grandson.
Liveline 25th Feb 2021
Callers express their concern over the cancellation of scheduled Covid 19 vaccinations. Former Governor of Mountjoy John Lonergan and Alice Leahy, campaigner for the homeless, discuss the case of former solicitors Keith Flynn and Lyndsey Clarke. Tom Maloney tells Joe about the loss of two sons.
Liveline 24th Feb 2021
On today's show, Katie Hannon spoke to Suzanne who had lost her beloved brother in a hit and run. We also heard from Olivia and Gloria who also lost brothers in hit and run. They spoke of the grief which never goes away. Freda told Katie about how she had saved the life of a four week old baby and Paul wanted to thank a knight in a white van who stopped to help the children's ambulance which had a burst tyre. And Emer needs rehab in a swimming pool and hasn't been able to avail of water therapy which she desperately needs since last March.
Liveline 23rd Feb 2021
Callers react to the sentencing of struck-off solicitors Lyndsey Clarke and Keith Flynn for their "elaborately thought out" fraud. Irish Examiner journalist Noel Baker talks listeners through the story. John Kelly, a former client of Lyndsey Clarke, describes his dealings with her. Ann Grainger has been in a nursing home for nearly a year. She tells Joe what it was like when her daughter Priscilla brought her dogs in to see her on Sunday. More Elvis fans tell Joe about their memorabilia collections.
Liveline 22nd Feb 2021
Formerly of the Miss Ireland organisation, Patrick McLoughney tells Joe why he resigned as 'Director of Miss Limerick and Miss Clare'. Also, Miss Ukraine 2018 explains why she was stripped of her title in 2018 and banned from Miss World. Should the Saturday evening movie on RTÉ One be interrupted by the lotto draw? Maurice Colgan is an Elvis superfan, he tells Joe about the latest addition to his extensive memorabilia. From inheriting a house to trying to complete a build - callers talk to Joe.
Liveline 19th Feb 2021
The lockdown is causing problems for people around the country as Pascal called Joe about the parking tickets he has accrued in Galway recently now he has changed his cafe business to delivery. Lorraine can't move into their new house as the building work cannot be completed. John spoke about his beautiful sister Many who died on Valentine's Day, he remembered a wonderful sister who was also his best friend. Jakki, Miss Ireland 1976, called to say that she thinks the rule of entry which states you must be unmarried and never haven given birth is outdated.