Tuesday September 22, 2020

Joe Duffy’s circus still has plenty of life left in it

Liveline’s popularity shows no sign of ebbing away

3rd January, 2016
Joe Duffy: ‘Will I ever leave RTE? Never say never in this business’ Picture: Bryan Meade

For the past 15 years, whenever someone in Ireland has a problem, they know that no matter what, they can always talk to Joe.

Since Joe Duffy took the helm of Liveline in 1999, the RTE Radio 1 show has tracked down countless scammers, assisted students who were robbed on their J1 visits, campaigned extensively for the rights of cystic fibrosis sufferers, helped a homeless man who had slept rough in the grounds of RTE, and...

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