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# liveline - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

21-year-old recounts how she rescued family who got into difficulty off Donegal coast

A father and his three daughters got into difficulty in the water off Portsalon beach.

# liveline - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dublin Mint Office denies targeting older people as customers report receiving coins they never ordered

One woman said her aunt was sent coins to the value of €44,800 during the Covid-19 lockdown.

# liveline - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'I know you'll be very sad but I'll always be with you': Woman wrote letter to sister before dying from Covid-19

“Yours is the hardest letter to write, how can I put into words how much I love you.”

# liveline - Monday 20 April, 2020

Joe Duffy interview: 'We've more people than ever calling. The biggest decision you make is who not to put on air. That can be heartbreaking.'

Joe Duffy spoke to TheJournal.ie about Liveline in the time of coronavirus.

# liveline - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

'My sister is not a statistic': High emotion on Liveline as woman recites poem for her deceased sister

Dorothy Duffy spoke about the passing of her sister Rose on 4 April.

# liveline - Thursday 9 April, 2020

89-year-old man who died in nursing home had been waiting 15 days for Covid-19 test result

Jerry Ryan’s family said some eight residents are also waiting for their results back.

# liveline - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'I shed another tear when I had a look': Dublin man's 'last goodbye' to brother from bench at hospital window

Padraig Byrne’s brother Francis passed away days after being diagnosed with the coronavirus.

# liveline - Monday 9 March, 2020

Joe Duffy apologises to Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh for 'defamatory comments' on Liveline

Duffy has acknowledged the “grave distress” caused to the Dublin South Central TD.

# liveline - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Fr Ray Kelly considered leaving Dancing with the Stars after abusive threats

Kelly said he reported the incident to gardaí.

# liveline - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Man who married his friend for tax reasons has died

Stoneybatter resident Matt Murphy married his friend Michael O’Sullivan in 2017.

# liveline - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Marian Finucane: A broadcaster who changed who we heard from - and what we were hearing

The veteran broadcaster spent her career giving ordinary people a platform.

# liveline - Monday 9 December, 2019

Woman whose mother was saved from drowning in 1953 tracks down rescuer on Liveline

“You saved my mother,” Mary Thompstone told John Eldred on Joe Duffy’s RTÉ Radio One show this afternoon.

# liveline - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Joe Duffy could hear Gay Byrne's own advice as he broke the news of his death on Liveline

The host received widespread praise for the manner in which he kept his calm to deliver the sad news live to listeners.

# liveline - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Protesters with baby coffins plan to return to the National Maternity Hospital this Saturday

The issue was discussed on Liveline earlier today.

# liveline - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train

Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.

# liveline - Thursday 9 May, 2019

81-year-old woman meets her mother for the first time after 60 years of searching

Eileen Macken spoke to Liveline this afternoon about meeting her mother Elizabeth, who’s 103.

# liveline - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Kennel owner receives death threats after husky returned to owner wrapped in duct tape

The kennel claims it bundled up the dog to stop the spread of infection.

# liveline - Thursday 11 April, 2019

HSE apologises to women callers to Joe Duffy's Liveline who shared their traumatic childbirth experiences

Over the last fortnight, many women have taken to the national airwaves to share their stories of childbirth.

# liveline - Friday 11 January, 2019

'They were going to shoot me and sell my fiancée as a sex slave': Irish couple robbed on holiday from hell

According to RTÉ, the Portuguese police said they are taking the incident very seriously.

# liveline - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

'They didn't have to answer the door': Shane Ross defends evening visits to locals over Christmas

The Minister for Transport was responding to claims on Liveline that his Christmas calls were not appropriate.

# liveline - Friday 14 September, 2018

Holidaymakers left out-of-pocket as travel company closes

Many people have found their holidays and accomodation have been cancelled.

# liveline - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Thousands of sandwiches thrown in skip after Papal Mass because charities refused them says OPW

The OPW was responding to a caller on RTÉ’s Liveline who spotted catering staff throwing out unopened sandwiches behind the food stalls.

# liveline - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Man with MS living in nursing home reunited with childhood sweetheart on Liveline

Kevin Barron (59) was diagnosed with MS in his 20s and has lived in a nursing home for the last 13 years.

From The Daily Edge A pair of childhood sweethearts were reunited on Liveline where they reminisced about their first date Liveline

Dublin City Council apologises to woman after her dead mother's possessions 'binned and skipped'

“I just feel like they took my whole life, they took my mother and they took my father.”

# liveline - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Mother tells Liveline that family home was 'burnt to the ground' over son's drug debts

Lorraine told the show that he owes thousands of euro.

# liveline - Monday 2 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge A massive row erupted over pig racing in a Santry pub on Liveline this afternoon Liveline

A massive row erupted over pig racing in a Santry pub on Liveline this afternoon

The Comet pub is holding the event as part of its 4th of July festival this Saturday.

# liveline - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Patients of GP who evaded thousands in tax express shock at 16-month jail sentence

An online petition asking for the sentence imposed on the highly-regarded GP to be overturned has gained 1,800 signatures.

# liveline - Friday 20 April, 2018

'It's been a long wait': Two anonymous callers donate €8k for spina bifida patient's wheelchair

Darren Noonan has been waiting seven months for a new wheelchair, but has been unable to secure funding.

# liveline - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Man receives €26,692 mobile bill from Three after returning home from holiday

Three says it “makes every effort to ensure that customers can manage their roaming charges when abroad”.

# liveline - Friday 12 January, 2018

Grieving woman makes appeal after late mother's jewellery stolen in Dublin burglary

The incident happened in Blanchardstown, west Dublin, on Wednesday night.

# liveline - Monday 8 January, 2018

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50

Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.

# liveline - Monday 18 December, 2017

Almost half of people would support people getting married to avoid inheritance tax

Two men told RTÉ’s Joe Duffy last week that they’re marrying to avoid inheritance tax.

# liveline - Friday 15 December, 2017

Two men who've been friends for 30 years went on Liveline to say they were marrying for tax reasons

Both said they are not gay but that the marriage is about saving money on inheritance.

# liveline - Friday 8 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge A mix-up involving an Irish family's flight home for Christmas was solved with a lovely gesture on Liveline Aer Lingus To The Rescue

# liveline - Monday 13 November, 2017

Mother pleads for help after seven-year-old son expelled after trying to strangle principal with tie

The child’s mother fears that her son could seriously hurt someone.

# liveline - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I'm not a medic, I just watch a lot of TV': Woman who saved man turned away from hospital

The man suffered a heart attack after he was turned away from a hospital despite complaining of chest pains.

# liveline - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

'We're devastated and have no idea what to do from here' - Win Our Wedding couple

More couples who have lost money after the sudden closure of a wedding competition company have been speaking out.

# liveline - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

‘Stop whingeing’: Michael O’Leary dismisses complaints over Ryanair allocated seating policy

O’Leary had a lively debate on RTE’s Liveline where he continued to deny that Ryanair’s policy has changed.

# liveline - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'I was driven to tears': Wheelchair user forced to wait on Dart for 15 minutes for help to get off train

Saoirse Smith said that she felt “like a burden” while she waited to receive assistance.

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