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    Monday 27th April

    800 cyclists take part in the Cycle Against Suicide

    Jim Breen, founder of Cycle Against Suicide, talks to us ahead of the 1,400km event which gets under way in Belfast today

    101 children received a kidney transplant at Temple Street Children's

    Dr Michael Riordan, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, discusses the successful Paediatric kidney Transplantation Programme at Temple Street

    Increase in public sector pay?

    Ingrid Miley, Industry and Employment Correspondent, reports that the Government is considering increasing public sector pay by 2 per cent

    Concerns over IBRC transactions

    Stephen Donnelly, Independent TD for Wicklow East, raises further questions over transactions at IBRC before its liquidation, including the sale of Siteserv

    Aftermath of earthquake in Nepal

    Pat Falvey, Irish explorer and Everest conqueror, discusses the likely problems to be faced by Nepal as they rebuild after Saturday's devastating earthquake

    Antrim man gives his account of earthquake in Nepal

    Conor Barrins speaks to Antrim-man Barry Torrens in Kathmandu who experienced Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal

    IMHO welcome Ulster Bank mortgage move

    David Hall, Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation , welcomes Ulster Bank's announcement

    8.10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Clodagh Walsh

    Weather Forecast

    Presented by John Eagleton of Met Éireann

    Poll: 'Yes' vote leads same-sex marriage referendum

    Jane Suiter, Political Scientist with Dublin City University, discusses the latest poll figures on the same-sex marriage referendum

    Deadline approaches for new health insurance charges

    Charles Normand, Professor of Health Policy and Management at TCD, discusses the deadline for new loadings on health insurance policies for those over 35

    NI Health Minister Jim Wells resigns

    Sam McBride, Political Correspondent with the Newsletter Newspaper, discusses the resignation of the Northern Ireland Health Minister

    Nepalese people in Ireland try to contact home

    Petula Martyn reports from Kathmandu Kitchen in Dublin city where members of the Nepalese community gathered to discuss how they can support the rescue effort at home, following Saturday's earthquake

    Aid agencies respond to crisis in Nepal

    Pius Perumana, Director with Caritas in Kathmandu, discusses the situation on the ground after Saturday's earthquake

    Ulster Bank in move over mortgage arrears

    David Murphy, Business Editor, reports that Ulster Bank will not pursue customers, who are on low incomes and who are in arrears, for outstanding debt if they sell their homes

    7.10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Clodagh Walsh

    Friday 24th April

    Second Hour Podcast: Fri 24 April, 2015

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Fran McNulty

    First Hour Podcast: Fri 24 April, 2015

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Fran McNulty

    Spike in gorse fires in recent weeks

    Padraic Fogarty, Campaign Officer for the Irish Wildlife Trust, discusses the impact a recent surge in gorse fires has had on upland across the country

    Review into sale of Siteserv

    Mary Lou McDonald, Deputy Leader of Sinn Féin, discusses the announcement of a review into the sale of Siteserv

    Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis gets underway

    Ahead of this weekend's Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, Louise Byrne has been talking elections, campaigns and leadership with party members

    Irish Naval vessel heading to Mediterranean to help with migrant crisis

    Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, on the decision to send an Irish Naval Ship to help with the migrant crisis

    Latest in Siteserv controversy

    Brian Dowling, RTÉ Political Staff, discusses the ongoing controversy over the sale of Siteserv and recent developments

    8.10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    Weather Forecast

    Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann

    Man gets suspended sentence for attacking brother

    Padraig Collins, journalist in Sydney, reports on a man getting a 13-month suspended after punching his younger brother outside a pub in Sydney

    Concerns over private language schools closing

    Sheila Power, Irish Council for International Students, discusses the plight of foreign students being left stranded by the closure of language schools

    EU leaders triple funding to tackle the migrant boat crisis

    Peter Sutherland, Special Representative for the UN Secretary General on International Migration and Development, talks about plans to tackle migrant drownings

    New documents show tensions between Dept of Finance and IBRC

    Cliff Taylor, managing editor of the Irish Times, discusses information the paper received on IBRC

    7.10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    Thursday 23rd April

    Second Hour Podcast, Thursday 23 April, 2015

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Fran McNulty

    First Hour Podcast, Thursday 23 April, 2015

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Fran McNulty

    Happy Birthday YouTube

    Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor, Independent Newspapers discusses the anniversary of the first YouTube upload

    Scotland key battleground in UK election

    Peter Geoghegan reports from Inverness on the state of play ahead of the UK General Election

    Student wins award for designing new hurling boot

    Shiofra Ryan, Student Enterprise Award winner, tells us about her winning entry

    PAC Chairman questions whether deal can be investigated

    John McGuinness, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, discusses his doubts about the Comptroller and Auditor General analyzing the sale of construction firm Siteserv by IBRC

    Opposition raises questions over Siteserv transaction

    Deputy Catherine Murphy says more questions need to be answered in relation to Siteserv.

    EU leaders hold emergency summit on migrants

    Professor Francois Crepeau, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, discusses what can be done about the plight of migrants

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

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