LISTEN: Joe Duffy reduced to tears on Liveline by the harrowing struggles of three mothers

Joe Duffy became emotional and tearful during today's Liveline as three women discussed the trials they are enduring in an effort to obtain medical care for their children.

On today's RTÉ Radio 1 Liveline programme a clearly very emotional Joe Duffy spoke to three mothers; Amanda Coughlan, Tina O'Kelly and Brenda McNicholas about their children who are in dire need of medical attention and surgery.

Their day to day struggles and constant fight for their children to receive the medical help to ease their pain is harrowing listening. 

The interview caught the attention of listeners across the country, with many people taking to Twitter to share their views on the situation and to empathise with Joe.

More in this Section

I hope to give some hope to others: Selma Blair reveals MS diagnosis

Marie Colvin film is fight back against fake news claims – Paul Conroy

Jamal Khashoggi death highlights danger to journalists – Rosamund Pike

Salman Rushdie: My next novel will be very weird

More From The Irish Examiner