Nadine O'Regan: Off Message

You know that things are bad in Ireland when, for many people, Liveline has become the only lifeline

2nd July, 2017
Michael and Kathleen Devereaux: separated against their will

I don’t know if you heard the sounds of the near-90-year-old Michael Devereaux crying down the phone to Joe Duffy on RTÉ’s Liveline last week but, as an indictment of our country’s behaviour in regard to the aged, I’m not sure if I’ve ever heard anything worse.

Michael, 89, and his wife Kathleen, 85, applied as a couple for the Fair Deal Scheme,...

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