Take Home a TD


Jennifer Lawler
Jennifer Lawler

09.20 27 Jun 2019


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Feel like you’re not being listened to?

Newstalk gives you exclusive access to a local TD, by getting them out of Leinster House, and into yours.

We’ve teamed up with our politicians and to give you exclusive access to local TDs.  Local politicians spent a day following members of the public as they went about their daily business, to experience first-hand the challenges and issues they face.

Take Home a TD - Episode 4 - Castlebar

Celine King has been on a waiting list to get heart surgery for the last 18 months. Fianna Fáil's Lisa Chambers joined Celine to discuss her concerns about the waiting lists in the health service.

Listen to the full report here:

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Take Home a TD - Episode 3 - Celbridge

Maeve Carroll is a vegan and climate activist living in Celbridge. She met with Catherine Murphy of the Social Democrats to discuss her concerns of the government's inactivity on climate change.

Listen to the full report here:

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Take Home a TD - Episode 2 - Balbriggan

Jim Wood and Brendan Byrne are small business owners in Balbriggan that are already feeling the effects of Brexit. They were visited by Darragh O’Brien of Fianna Fáil and our reporter Aideen Finnegan.

Listen to the full report here:

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Take Home a TD - Episode 1 - Ballyshannon

Take Home a TD - Episode 1 - Ballyshannon

Donegal woman Vicky Matthews has started a campaign for the provision of wheelchair accessible buses from Ballyshannon to Sligo.  To highlight her campaign, wheelchair user Vicky is taking part in Newstalk's Take Home A TD series. Vicky says it’s very difficult for people with disabilities to get around rural Ireland. She met with Sligo/Leitrim TD Martin Kenny and our reporter Barry Whyte.

Listen to the full report here:

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Listen to the follow up on Newstalk Breakfast:

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