News, sport, business and interviews with Sean O'Rourke
Sharon Gaffney reports on the US President's address to students at Belfast's Waterfront Hall. Fran McNulty reports from Enniskillen where the G8 summit is due to get underway. Richard Murphy, from Tax Research UK, discusses some of the taxation issues on the agenda at the G8.
Dr Sinead Murphy, an expert on childhood obesity says Ireland is facing a major health crisis with thousands of children overweight or obese. RTE's Conor McMorrow reports on the protection of life during pregnancy bill.. RTE's head of sport Ryle Nugent discusses the station's decision is to end its coverage of the premier league in English soccer..
Helen Kearns, Spokesperson for Transport at the European Commission, says French air-traffic controllers are calling off their strike. Ken Murphy, of the Law Society of Ireland, says undercover agents are to be used to help expose unscrupulous solicitors. Vivienne Traynor reports that the High Court has approved an interim settlement of €1.3m for a child brain-damaged at birth.
Archbishop Eamon Martin claims that people are being misled over the need to legislate for the X Case. Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin, discusses the ongoing controversy surrounding PAC Chairman John McGuinness. Emma O Kelly reports that new findings have been published about how ten-year-old children perform in school.