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Morning Ireland Thursday 22 February 2018

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin

'Hell on earth' - UN chief calls for halt to Eastern Ghouta attacks

'Hell on earth' - UN chief calls for halt to Eastern Ghouta attacks

Fawaz Gerges, Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, discusses the ongoing conflict in Syria

Situation in Syrian city 'increasingly desperate'

Situation in Syrian city 'increasingly desperate'

Ramesh Rajasingham, UN representative in Syria, discusses the ongoing situation in Eastern Ghouta as air strikes and artillery fire continue to pound the area

Abhaile mortgage service defended after criticism

Abhaile mortgage service defended after criticism

Angela Black, CEO of the Citizens Information Board, says 'Abhaile' provides an important service for people in mortgage distress

Citizens' Assembly recruiting incident 'regrettable'

Citizens' Assembly recruiting incident 'regrettable'

Joe Little, Religious and Social Affairs Correspondent, reports on the suspension of a Citizens' Assembly recruiter over how members were recruited

Trump meets Florida survivors, suggests arming teachers

Trump meets Florida survivors, suggests arming teachers

James LaPorta, Military Correspondent with the Daily Beast, reports on last night's town hall meeting in Florida where survivors of last week's school shooting came face to face with the NRA

Diesel excise duty rise justifiable - ESRI report

Diesel excise duty rise justifiable - ESRI report

Edgar Morgenroth, Professor of Economics at DCU and co-author of a new ESRI study on the economic and environmental benefits of higher diesel taxes, talks to Gavin Jennings

Call to tackle growing backlog of bills in the Dáil

Call to tackle growing backlog of bills in the Dáil

Justin McCarthy of our political staff looks at concerns raised by three opposition parties about the capacity of the Dáil to deal with the high volume of legislation before it

Owners in Clare development faced with €2.25m bill over fire safety problems

Owners in Clare development faced with €2.25m bill over fire safety problems

Jackie Fox speaks to home and business owners at Brú na Sionna in Shannon, Co. Clare as they become the latest community to discover fire safety problems; Deirdre Ní Fhloinn, Barrister and Construction Lawyer, calls for a building regulator to protect building standards

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Klara Finkele of Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 22 February, 2018

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin

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Programme Highlights

'Mom, I'm running, there's someone shooting'

Jackie Fox speaks to Adelina Hurley and her mother Olga about the day 17 people died at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida

Concerns over delays in acquiring social housing units

Louise Byrne reports on complications surrounding the State's purchase of hundreds of properties for use as social houses

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