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19 minutes | Aug 23, 2019
Long-term single: My time is as valuable as your time
Amanda spoke to Susan today about how some people think she is less important or that her time is not as valuable because she doesn't have a partner, she feels at times she is being taken advantage of. We had many calls from listeners on how to tackle this with colleagues, employers and family without causing a fight or appearing like a victim.
59 minutes | Aug 23, 2019
'It took 5 years to get my daughters diagnosis of Dyslexia'
We spoke to Siobhan today about the recent diagnosis of her daughters Dyslexia. It took five years to get the condition confirmed and since then the Department of Education have not been very helpful to her. Siobhan tells Susan how difficult and expensive it is and how she feels more should be done to help. We also had many calls in reaction to this, telling us there stories.
41 minutes | Jul 19, 2019
'She hit her mother, she has spat at her father'
Today, we got some parenting advice from psychiatrist Brendan Kelly. We heard all about difficult children when listeners got in touch and told us about their kids who are angels in public and abusive at home. We also spoke to one mother who thinks her son should be paying his own way now that he's working.
36 minutes | Jul 12, 2019
Jason Momoa fat shamed online - is this really a 'Dad bod'?
One of our listeners Cathy got in touch asking us to discuss Jason Momoa getting body shamed online because he's “fat now” and has a “dad bod”. Have we lost the plot? Have men's body standards changed? Have you been fat shamed? Listeners tell us what they think.
39 minutes | Jul 12, 2019
My experience with an alcoholic parent
Pamela talked about being the child of an alcoholic, the lasting impact it can have and how children can be better protected, Grainne talked about having an alcoholic husband and many other listeners got in touch to share their experiences with alcoholic family members.
24 minutes | Jun 21, 2019
A Nervous Wreck: Listener Needs Help with Nerves
A listener is experiencing cold feet about singing at a friend's wedding. Lots of listeners gave their advice.
18 minutes | Jun 21, 2019
My daughter had to do her leaving cert after serious surgery
My daughter had to do her leaving cert after serious surgery. A
26 minutes | Jun 14, 2019
Have you reached "peak" Happiness?
One of our callers was in touch to say she reached her peak happiness in primary school? What about you ? Have you reached your peak? Have a listen to what some of our listeners had to say
26 minutes | Jun 14, 2019
Its good to talk ... or is it?
One of our listeners emailed us to tell us of a new campaign in England today to get everyone talking on public transport? Have a listen to what our callers had to say...
29 minutes | Jun 7, 2019
Hospital carpark Charges
Have you been affected or outraged by the charges in our hospital carparks, Ciara spoke to some callers today who had some nice ideas to help those in need
10 minutes | May 31, 2019
Unscripted Fertility Week
For Unscripted this week we continued with listeners experiences of fertility.
13 minutes | May 24, 2019
UNSCRIPTED: What to do with bodies after death!
What to do with bodies after death. Elizabeth Oakes, Mortician joined Ciara.
27 minutes | May 24, 2019
UNSCRIPTED: Listener needs help with gossiping colleagues
First up for Unscripted a listener is being affected by gossip in his workplace. Rumours about him being romantically linked to a female colleague and it's untrue. Have you been the victim of gossip?
21 minutes | May 17, 2019
UNSCRIPTED; Are You A Bragging Parent?
A listener got in touch about being how bragging parents gets on their wick! Many proud parents got in touch.
29 minutes | May 17, 2019
Unscripted; How can we tackle our litter problem?
A listener wants us to talk about litter on today's show. Are we a messy nation? New research has found that fewer than half of all littering fines are paid. What can we do to tackle this?
20 minutes | May 10, 2019
Unscripted; Why do parents give soothers to their children so much?
Eve got in touch for Unscripted this week and wanted to talk about baby soothers!
21 minutes | May 3, 2019
John got in touch about his experience of feeling 'cast - claustrophobia'.
37 minutes | May 3, 2019
UNSCRIPTED; What’s it like when your town or area is in the news for the wrong reasons?
A listener and Drogheda resident got in touch with our unscripted show to ask could we discuss the ongoing violence in Drogheda. So, we did.
11 minutes | May 1, 2019
UNSCRIPTED- Loco Parentis
Tracy wanted to discuss her situation when it comes to respite and loco parentis for this week's Unscripted.
21 minutes | Apr 26, 2019
Unscripted - At what age should we allow kids to walk to school alone?
Listener Alison emailed the show asking whether or not her 8 year old son is too young to walk to school with his friends.
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