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    Talks on support for a new government edge forward

    Michael Collins, Independent TD for Cork South-West and member of the Rural Alliance, says some issues remain unresolved and, as a result, he will find it difficult to support Enda Kenny for Taoiseach

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    Exchequer figures show more funds than expected for next budget

    Professor Alan Ahearne, Head of Economics at NUI Galway, discusses the latest exchequer figures and what they mean for the next government

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    Body of baby girl found in Co Wicklow recycling centre

    Garda Superintendent Pat Ward expresses concern for the welfare of the baby's mother; Suzanne Phelan, Child Welfare Consultant, says Gardaí and other professionals will want to give the family the support they need. Persons who need help in relation to this story can phone the Samaritans on 116 123

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    Gardaí urge mother of baby found in Wicklow to seek medical attention

    Paul Reynolds reports on the Garda investigation following the discovery of the body of a newborn baby in a recycling centre yesterday

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    Trump is last man standing in Republican race

    Bob Schmuhl, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the latest state of play in the race for nomination for the presidential elections in the US
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    Ongoing concern for shortage of multi-denominational primary schools

    Emma O Kelly, Education Correspondent, reports that an Educate Together school in Firhouse, Dublin, is oversubscribed and has been denied permission to expand

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    What are the ethical considerations during studies of embryo development?

    Andrea Mulligan, Lecturer at the School of Law in Trinity College Dublin, discusses the ethical implications of allowing an embryo to live for more than 14 days outside the uterus

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    Ireland's first Golden Eagle successfully bred in captivity

    Brian McCann, from Newgrange Falconry, discusses the successful breeding of a Golden Eagle in captivity in Ireland for the first time

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    Weather Forecast

    Presented by Pat Clarke of Met Éireann
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    First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 5 May, 2016

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville
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    Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 5 May, 2016

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

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    Ray Kennedy reports from Rio de Janeiro, a city of great wealth and extreme poverty

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    Ray Kennedy reports from a traditional favela district in Rio de Janeiro, where poorer city inhabitants have had their homes cleared away in preparation for the Olympic Games

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    Niamh Corry and Daniel Carroll, two young entrepreneurs, discuss their business ideas and inventions ahead of the 14th Annual Student Enterprise Awards in Dublin today

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