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Monday 21st August

Second Hour Podcast: Monday, 21 August, 2017

Presented by Audrey Carville and Paul Cunningham

First Hour Podcast: Monday, 21 August, 2017

Presented by Audrey Carville and Paul Cunningham

Total solar eclipse to sweep across parts of US

David Moore, Chairman of Astronomy speaks with us from from Nashville, Tennessee, as a total solar eclipse will see day turned into night for two minutes in 14 states on a path stretching from the west to east coasts

New bus priority measures in effect on Dublin quays

John Kilraine, Dublin Correspondent, reports from Bachelor’s Walk on the first day of the new traffic layout in Dublin city centre; Ciarán Cuffe, Green Party Councillor and Chair of Dublin City Council's Transportation Strategic Policy Committee and Keith Gavin, Chairman of the Irish Parking Association, discuss the new traffic measures

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Spanish attackers 'were considered to be well integrated'

Declan Walsh, Cairo Bureau Chief for The New York Times, discusses how Spain is a front-line country for jihadis

Taoiseach to attend business events in Toronto today

Joe Mag Raollaigh brings us the latest from Canada, where Taoiseach Leo Varadkar enters day two of his three-day visit

Thousands of students go online to accept CAO first round offers this morning

Eileen Keleghan, of the Central Applications Office, explains the process for accepting the first round offers being issued today

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Jan O'Connell

Weather Forecast

Presented by Liz Walsh of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Tributes paid to Jerry Lewis following his death

Steve Futterman, CBS Correspondent, reports on the tributes pouring in for one of Hollywood's most successful comedians, Jerry Lewis

Tenants awarded compensation after landlord is found to have discriminated against them

Sinead Lucey, Managing Solicitor at the Free Legal Advice Centre, discusses the case of 'model tenants' awarded substantial compensation for discrimination by landlord on housing assistance ground

7:40am Sports news

Presented by Darren Frehill

Catalan authorities continue to hunt Barcelona suspect

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, reports on the latest developments in Spain as police continue to hunt for the driver of the van involved in Thursday's terrorist attack

Pope intends to attend six-day event in Ireland focusing on families

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin discusses the significance of the World Meeting of Families 2018 as he prepares to launch the one-year countdown today

Points changes lead to more students getting top choice

Betty McLaughlin, former President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors, and Chris Morash, Vice-Provost of Trinity College Dublin, analyse the CAO first round offers out today

7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

Friday 18th August

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 18 August, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 18 August, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

Barcelona reacts to yesterday's attack

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, reports from Las Ramblas in Barcelona as the city returns to work after the attack

Spanish Ambassador to Ireland says 'we are all Barcelona'

José María Rodríguez-Coso, Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, reacts to yesterday's attack

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

'I've never seen so many people move so quick'

Liam Searle, eye witness to yesterday's attack, speaks to Laura Whelan

'This is not just an attack on Spain but an attack on the way we live as European citizens'

Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs, gives the Irish Government's reaction to the attack in Barcelona

Demonstration will take place on Las Ramblas today in response to the terror attack

Raül Romeva, Minister for Foreign Affairs with the Government of Catalonia, responds to the terror attack in Barcelona

'I saw a white van, then I realised he was going entirely too fast'

BBC compilation of eyewitnesses describing what they saw as the attack unfolded yesterday

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

Weather Forecast

Presented by Siobhan Ryan of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Seán Quinn returns to business

Tom Lyons, Business Editor at the Sunday Business Post, reports that former billionaire Seán Quinn has returned to business with a new online sports betting venture

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

Ireland go down fighting against French flair

Louise Byrne reports from UCD as Ireland's dreams of a top four finish at the Women's Rugby World Cup end

Police foil second attack in Spain

Alex Thomson, Chief Correspondent with Channel 4 News, gives us the latest on the situation in Cambrils, south of Barcelona

Manhunt unde rway after terror attacks in Spain

Anna Lladó Ferrer, Journalist, reports on the latest on the situation in Barcelona

7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

Thursday 17th August

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 17 August, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 17 August, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

Wax museum defends new Conor McGregor statue

Ed Coleman, General Manager of the National Wax Museum, defends their latest unveiling- a statute of fighter Conor McGregor

Spain rescues almost 600 migrants at sea in one day

Leonard Doyle, Director of Communications with the International Organisation for Migration, discusses changes in migration patterns as more migrants arrive in Spain from North Africa

Fallout continues from Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville

James Lance Taylor, Political Scientist and Professor of African American Studies Programme at the University of San Francisco, criticises Donald Trump for blaming 'both sides' for this week's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

Joint Oireachtas Committee to meet this morning to discuss Rio ticket scandal

Sarah Barden, Irish Times Political Reporter, discusses what can be expected at the Oireachtas meeting into the Moran Report on Rio Olympics ticketing scandal

Egyptian Ambassador to Ireland denies accusations of torture

Soha Gendi, Egyptian Ambassador to Ireland, discusses the case of Ibrahim Halawa on the fourth anniversary of his detention in Cairo

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

'There is a lot of nervousness and fear that this issue is going to escalate further' - Shortall

Róisín Shortall, TD for Dublin North-West and co-leader of the Social Democrats, discusses her horror at the shooting in Ballymun

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

Weather Forecast

Presented by Vincent O'Shea of Met Éireann

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