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Morning Ireland Wednesday 22 February 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

Two arrested after body found at Cork truck stop

Two arrested after body found at Cork truck stop

Jennie O'Sullivan, reports on the incident in which a body of a man with head injuries was found at a truck stop in Fermoy, Co. Cork

Strike action looms at Bus Éireann

Strike action looms at Bus Éireann

James McGinley, a private bus operator, says his company will increase services on the Dublin to Derry route if Bus Éireann pull out of providing the service; Ingrid Miley, Industry and Employment Correspondent, discusses the possible next steps in the Bus Éireann dispute

Court hearing held in Sydney over Irish woman charged with fiancé's murder

Court hearing held in Sydney over Irish woman charged with fiancé's murder

Tom Sacre, Australia's Channel 7 reporter, has the latest on the case of an Irish woman accused of murdering her fiance in Sydney

Mandate says five more Tesco stores have voted to engage in stike action

Mandate says five more Tesco stores have voted to engage in stike action

John Douglas, Mandate General Secretary, denies that their strategy is collapsing after a number of Tesco stores vote against strike action

FormerEC President: Ireland is a 'special case' in the Brexit debate

FormerEC President: Ireland is a 'special case' in the Brexit debate

David Byrne, Ireland's former EU Commissioner, says that as the EU recognises Ireland as a special case and the Government needs to ensure that all of its demands are brought to the table in the Brexit negotiations

Amnesty warning on 'demonising' policies of Trump and others

Amnesty warning on 'demonising' policies of Trump and others

Colm O'Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty Ireland, discusses the findings of Amnesty Internationals annual report

160 containers of contaminated recycable waste have been returned to Ireland recently

160 containers of contaminated recycable waste have been returned to Ireland recently

John Kilraine, Dublin Correspondent, reports that containers of recycable waste destined for China have been sent back to Ireland because of contamination

Protest on cards over possible closure of a Sligo Veterinary Laboratory

Protest on cards over possible closure of a Sligo Veterinary Laboratory

Gabriel Gilmartin, Sligo chairman of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association, discusses the fears of farmers about the possible closure of Sligo Veterinary Lab

Enda Kenny to set out intentions at Fine Gael meeting

Enda Kenny to set out intentions at Fine Gael meeting

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, looks ahead to today's Fine Gael's Parliamentary Party meeting

Appeals for more resourses to tackle Rhododendron situation in Killarney National Park

Appeals for more resourses to tackle Rhododendron situation in Killarney National Park

Kevin Tarrant, a member of the Killarney Nature Conservation Group, discusses the spread of rhododendron in Killarney National Park

7:10am It Says In the Papers

7:10am It Says In the Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

8:10am It Says In the Papers

8:10am It Says In the Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Jean Byrne of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Is an iron a good gift for Valentine's Day?

Stephen Murphy asks people in Dublin whether they think Valentine's Day is the most loving day of the year, or just a cynical 'Hallmark Holiday'?

First production of Playboy of the Western World ends in riot

Aisling Kenny reports on a new, online exhibition marking the 110th anniversary of the riot sparked JM Synge's use of the word 'shift'

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