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    Morning Ireland Friday 28 August 2015

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    Morning Ireland

    Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille.
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    Post mortem due after Limerick incident

    Kathryn Hayes, freelance journalist, reports on the death of a man who collapsed outside his home after being confronted by burglars
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    Sadness after sudden death in Doon

    Fr Tony Ryan, Doon parish priest, describes the sadness in the Co Limerick parish at the death of a local man who died when confronted by intruders leaving his home

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    Reminder to claim available tax relief

    Denis Naughten, Independent TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim, discusses the €444m refunded to taxpayers by Revenue last year

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    Over 70 bodies recovered from truck in Austria

    Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 News International Editor, reports on the discovery of refugees found 'suffocated' in parked lorry in Austria
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    FBI warns over artefacts plundered by Islamic State

    Christopher Marinello, CEO of ArtRecovery, discusses a warning from the FBI to art collecters and dealers to be on the alert for artefacts plundered by the so-called Islamic State
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    Gardaí start one-day anti-speeding campaign

    Superintendent Con O'Donoghue, Garda National Traffic Bureau, says an intensive national speed enforcement operation is underway today
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    07:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Caroline Murphy

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    08:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Caroline Murphy

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    Weather Forecast

    Presented by Owen Sherlock of Met Éireann

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    First Hour Podcast: Friday August 28, 2015

    Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille
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    Second Hour Podcast: Friday August 28 2015

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Gavin Jennings

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    Is a sugar tax the answer to the obesity problem?

    In the third and final part of his series on obesity, Justin McCarthy reports on arguments for and against the imposition of an extra tax on sugary drinks

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