Part Time Workers Refuse To Return To Work As Covid Payment Is Better Yesterday it was announced that 200,000 people are earning more on the Covid-19 unemployment payment! Over a third of recipients were paid less than €300 a week before payment was introduced. People were outraged because of the fact that these people are doing better as a result of the Covid payment. A caller Elaine made the point that people will be taxed on this at the end of the year. Listen Below [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2020/05/21130109/200521-Covid-Payment-too-Generous.mp3"][/audio] Catch Dublin Talks Weekdays on 98FM from 10am!
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''No Social Distancing'' Listener Describes Supermarket Experience Section One Sarah got in touch with the show over the weekend. She had an awful experience with a supermarket. She went shopping and there was no social distancing happening in the store. Sarah is a healthcare worker. She describes feeling a lot of anxiety as a result of the experience. Section Two A study has found that men are less likely to wear facemasks than women. According to Researchers at Middlesex University more men than women believe that wearing a face mask is "shameful" and not "cool". Many listeners confessed that they did not wear masks but that it had nothing to do with gender. Listen Below [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2020/05/18125724/200518-Social-Distancing-in-shops-facemasks.mp3"][/audio] Catch Dublin Talks Weekdays on 98FM from 10am!
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Things That Will Be Forever Changed After Coronavirus We wanted to know what things will be forever changed after Coronavirus. Adrian's was that Hill 16 will never be so packed again. Jeremy's was the gym, he reckons that it will never be the same. The tube in London was another example of something that will never be the same. Listen Below [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2020/05/19122620/200519-What-Will-You-Not-Do-Again.mp3"][/audio] Catch Dublin Talks Weekdays on 98FM from 10am!
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(Photo Credit Padraig O'Reilly) Public Call For Shutdown Of Beaches As Large Crowds Congregate We asked with all the lovely weather, should the beaches be shutdown? Adrian spoke to Padraig O'Reilly the photographer responsible for the images of the dublin beaches in the newspapers this morning. The crowds at these hotspots were not observing social distancing. The Gardaí did attempt to move the young people at these beaches. One guard was asked ''Why are we being moved along?'' by one of the revelers. Listen Below [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2020/05/21132048/200521-Close-The-Beaches.mp3"][/audio] Catch Dublin Talks Weekdays on 98FM from 10am!
21 May Finished
"What 6-year-old is going to put hand sanitizer in their backpack and use it while playing?" Some Dublin parents have been letting their children play with their friends in their estates, ignoring COVID-19 restrictions. Listen back to the live Dublin Talks show here: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2020/05/22131235/200522-Kids-out-playing-during-lockdown-.mp3"][/audio]
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