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Friday 24th March

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 24 March, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 24 March, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

Trains to operate from Cork today

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor discusses the latest breaking news from Kent Station in Cork

Volunteers fuel the search for Rescue 116

Stephen Murphy meets the local people supporting the massive search operation for Rescue 116 in Blacksod Bay, Co Mayo; Pat McGrath, Western Correspondent speaks about the weather conditions which may allow divers to carry out detailed examinations of the helicopter today

Thousands of commuters face severe travel disruption

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor and Damien Tiernan, South East Correspondent, report on the impact of the Bus Éireann strike around the country

8:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Bus Éireann apologises for the 'highly regretable' inconvenience caused by the strike

Barry Kenny, Corporate Communications Manager at Iarnród Éireann gives an update on rail services; Stephen Kent, Chief Commercial Officer with Bus Éireann, discusses the bus strike

O'Callaghan: Adequate explanation over 'garda error' needed

Jim O'Callaghan, Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson, says the drink driving statistics revelation is scandalous

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

Weather forecast

Presented by Evelyn Cusack of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Aengus Cox

Bus Éireann services at a standstill as all-out strike begins

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, speaks to people in Carraigline, Co Cork and Cathy Halloran, Mid-West Correpondent has the latest from Co Limerick as buses and train services grind to a halt

Fiftieth anniversary of nursing education at St James's Hospital

Cian McCormack reports on how nursing has changed over the years since St James's started training nurses

7:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Westminster attacker had violent past

Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, discusses the latest following the London terrorist attack

Some rail services hit by Bus Éireann dispute

Barry Kenny, Corporate Communications Manager at Iarnród Éireann has the latest on the cancellations to services as a result of the industrial action at Bus Éireann

7:15am Business News

Presented by Aengus Cox

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

Thursday 23rd March

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 23 March, 2017

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 23 March, 2017

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

US brands pull ads from Google over offensive videos

Conor Brophy discusses the impact on Google as result of major brands suspending their adverting over concerns that their ads may have run next to extremist videos

'British spirit is to keep calm and carry on'

Ray Kennedy speaks to people in London about yesterday's attack

Will Brexit mean a return to border smuggling?

Elaine Keogh reports on the possible risk of a return to smuggling across the border between the Republic and the North of Ireland

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

8:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

8:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Martin McGuinness to be laid to rest

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, discusses Martin McGuinness's funeral in Derry

Police call on media not to publish name of attacker

Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, gives an update from London; Professor Andrew Silke, Director of Terrorism Studies at the University of East London, analyses what happened at Westminster yesterday

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather forecast

Presented by Joanna Donnelly

Seven arrested in raids after Westminster attack

George Parker, Political Editor with the Financial Times, gives his account of what happened at Westminster & John O'Connor, former Commander of the Flying Squad in the London Metropolitan Police, analyses yesterday's 'terrorist' attack

Call for creation of new semi-state company to supply rental housing

Dr Tom Healy, from the Nevin Institute, discusses a new model for meeting our housing needs

7:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Kenny to deal with leadership at end of April

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, reports on yesterday's Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting

Police officer among five dead in Westminster attack

Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, has the latest following a terrorist attack in London yesterday

7:15am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

Wednesday 22nd March

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 22 March, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 22 March, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

'He wanted to go back in!': father of boy rescued from toy machine

Damien Murphy, from Co Tipperary, talks about his three-year-old son who got stuck in a toy machine after climbing in to get a teddy

IDA accused of wrongly blocking over 50 Connect Ireland awards

Louise Byrne reports on an apparent conflict between Connect Ireland and the IDA

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

RTÉ land in prime location

Mel Reynolds, Architect and Property Expert, explains why new apartments and houses built on the RTÉ land are likely to be expensive

Local boats to join R116 search when conditions improve

Eamon Dixon, local fisherman in the Blacksod Bay/Belmullet area, talks about the search for the missing Coast Guard helicopter crew

RTÉ staff to be informed of restructuring plans today

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports on the sale of RTÉ land and proposed restructuring plans

Where to now for Northern Irish politics?

Michelle O'Neill, Sinn Féin's Northern Ireland leader, discusses Martin McGuinness's legacy

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

8am News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather forecast

Presented by Joan Blackburn of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

INM executive declines to comment on ODCE disclosure reports

David Murphy, Business Editor, discusses reports that INM CEO Robert Pitt made a disclosure to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement about the purchase of Newstalk

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