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Morning Ireland Friday 20 January 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

Trump addresses nation in shadow of Lincoln

Trump addresses nation in shadow of Lincoln

Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent, looks ahead to Presidential inauguration day in the United States

Will Trump be judged by his record on jobs?

Will Trump be judged by his record on jobs?

Peter Morici, Economist and Professor of International Business at the University of Maryland, and Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss the forthcoming US presidency of Donald Trump

The extended version: Bernstein and Morici

The extended version: Bernstein and Morici

Cathal began by asking them about the legacy of President Barack Obama

What can we expect from the next presidency?

What can we expect from the next presidency?

Bob Schmuhl, Professor of American Studies at Notre Dame University, discusses the forthcoming Trump presidency ahead of today's US Presidential inauguration

The legacy of Martin McGuinness

The legacy of Martin McGuinness

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, and Denis Bradley, who was a conduit between the IRA and the British authorities for over two decades, reflect on the legacy of Martin McGuinness who stood down from active politics yesterday

Ahern describes McGuinness as a 'tough, firm but courteous' negotiator

Ahern describes McGuinness as a 'tough, firm but courteous' negotiator

Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach who played a major role in negotiating the Good Friday Agreement, says Martin McGuinness was a man of patience and a good negotiator

What does the future hold for Sinn Féin?

What does the future hold for Sinn Féin?

Mary Lou McDonald, TD and Deputy Leader of Sinn Féin, looks ahead to what the future holds for her party following the resignation from politics of Martin McGuinness

Campaign group opposed to North-South interconnector considering legal action

Campaign group opposed to North-South interconnector considering legal action

Sinéad Hussey reports on the public meeting held in Kells, Co Meath last night, where a group opposed to the North-South electricity interconnector said it is considering legal action

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Siobhan Ryan on Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Sharon Tobin

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 20 January, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 20 January, 2017

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 20 January, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 20 January, 2017

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

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Programme Highlights

'The worst music festival ever'

Jackie Fox reports on who will, and who won't, be performing at Donald Trump's inauguration

Ireland's 'finest public servant' dies, aged 100

Mícheál Lehane, of RTÉ's political staff, and David McCullagh, historian and Prime Time presenter, look back at the life and extraordinary career of economist TK Whitaker

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