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Morning Ireland Friday 24 February 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Conor Brophy

Aer Lingus reports operating profits of €233m for 2016

Aer Lingus reports operating profits of €233m for 2016

Willie Walsh, CEO of the IAG group, discusses aviation issues and how Aer Lingus is performing

Deadly nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur airport

Deadly nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur airport

Jason Struthers, a journalist based in South Korea, discusses the investigation into Kim Jong- nam's death

Bill proposed to end mandatory retirement ages

Bill proposed to end mandatory retirement ages

John Brady, Sinn Féin TD, discusses cross party support for a bill to end mandatory retirement ages

Is a United Ireland possible if Britain leaves the EU?

Is a United Ireland possible if Britain leaves the EU?

Dr Katy Hayward, of Queen's University Belfast, discusses a cross-border conference on Brexit which is taking place in Armagh

Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital

Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital

Somaia Halawa, sister of Ibrahim Halawa, discusses her brother's deteriorating health condition due to his hunger strike

The Department of Foreign Affairs statement on Ibrahim Halawa

The Department of Foreign Affairs statement on Ibrahim Halawa

The department say Ibrahim Halawa's consular case 'continues to be a top priority for the Government' and the Ambassador is planning to undertake a visit to him in the coming days

Will Ruth Negga's 'Loving' performance be an Irish Oscar for Best Actress?

Will Ruth Negga's 'Loving' performance be an Irish Oscar for Best Actress?

Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent speaks to Oscar nominee Ruth Negga ahead of Sunday's ceremony

Cork cranes bound for Puerto Rico

Cork cranes bound for Puerto Rico

Pat O'Leary, Liebherr CEO, explains the engineering feat involved in the transportation of three assembled port cranes from Cork to Puerto Rico by sea

Funeral of Cardinal Desmond Connell will take place later today

Funeral of Cardinal Desmond Connell will take place later today

Joe Little, Religious Affairs Correspondent, says about 400 people attended the reception of the body of Cardinal Desmond Connell in Dublin's Pro Cathedral last night

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

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

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 Evelyn Cusack of Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Ciara Ní Bhroin

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 24 February, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 24 February, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Conor Brophy

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 24 February, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 24 February, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Conor Brophy

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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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