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Friday 26th August

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 26 August, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Samantha Libreri

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 26 August, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Samantha Libreri

Calls for primary schools to teach children about water safety

Martin O'Sullivan, recently appointed chairman of Irish Water Safety talks about the importance of keeping children safe by the water

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels takeover Jarablus

Hazhir Teimourian, former Middle East specialist for the Times discusses the Turkish backed Syrian rebel takeover of the town of Jarablus in Northern Syria

8:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Ebay to close its Dundalk facility next year

Michael Gaynor, President of Dundalk Chamber of Commerce, reacts to the announcement eBay is to close its operations in the town next year; Aisling Kenny speaks to locals about the impact it will have on the town

Rio police say OCI officials important witnesses

Ray Kennedy reports from Rio de Janeiro on the latest in the investigation into the alleged misselling of tickets at the Rio Games

8:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

News bulletin

Presented by Jan O'Connell

Weather forecast

Presented by Siobhan Ryan

Is a hike in excise duty on diesel on the cards?

Eamon Ryan, Green Party leader and Michael Fitzmaurice, TD for Galway-Roscommon, discuss possible changes that would see increases in excise on diesel

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Creator of burkini says garment is a symbol of choice

Aheda Zanetti, the Ausralian woman who created the Burqini, discusses the controversy around the full-body swimsuit

Residents in north Dublin concerned over second runway

Stephen Murphy reports on the controversy over the noise levels that will be generated by Dublin Airport's new €320 million runway

Foreigners among dead as quake search continues

Nick Squires, Rome Corespondent with the Telegraph, has the latest on the search and rescue operation in Italy

7:15am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

Thursday 25th August

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 25 August, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

Keane announces retirement from international football

Mick McCarthy, Former Ireland Manager, pays tribute to Robbie Keane, who's announced his retirement from international football

Clones' forgotten Castle opens to the public

Stephen Murphy reports from Clones, the town that forgot it had a castle

8:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

'New times require new Institutions'

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin discusses the new higher education catholic structures needed in Dublin for the new era we live in

Doherty: abolishing USC will be of little use to those on low incomes

Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson, discusses a Department of Finance briefing document which shows other ways of raising revenue if the USC was scrapped

Search for survivors continue in Italy

Paddy Agnew, The Irish Times Rome Correspondent, reports from central Italy where the latest earthquake has caused devastation

8:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Weather forecast

Presented by Evelyn Cusack

Ireland's oldest music collector donates collection

Jackie Small, archivist with the Irish Traditional Music Archive, discusses the traditional music collection of 101 year-old Anne Byrne, Ireland's oldest music collector

Two OCI officials to give statements to police today

Michael Lehane, RTÉ Political Staff, reports on the latest in the Olympic ticketing controversy

7:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Armed French police confront woman wearing burkini

Agnès Poirier, journalist in Paris, discusses the controversial ban on burkinis in several towns in France

600% rise in property tax among USC alternatives

Stephen Kinsella, Senior Lecturer in Economics at University of Limerick, discusses alternative options to the Universal Social Charge

Death toll continues to rise after Italy quake

Nick Squires, Rome Correspondent with the Telegraph, brings us the latest from the scene

7:15am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

Wednesday 24th August

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 24 August, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Samantha Libreri

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 24 August, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Samantha Libreri

Ireland's work permit system not fit for purpose - MRCI

Pablo Rojas Coppari, Policy and Research Officer at Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, calls for urgent migration reform in Ireland

Chicago Rose is crowned Rose of Tralee 2016

Maggie McEldowney, 2016 Rose of Tralee, discusses what it means to her to be crowned a Rose

Clinton emails to be released

Marion McKeone, journalist in Los Angeles, discusses the latest in Hillary Clinton's White House bid

Turkey targets IS position in Syrian border town

Laura Wells, journalist based in Turkey, discusses the latest operation launched by Turkish military

8:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Search resumes for missing soldier

Shane Smyth, of RNLI Bundoran lifeboat station brings us the latest on the search for a soldier missing off the coast of Donegal

Howlin expresses concern over OCI inquiry

Brendan Howlin, Leader of the Labour Party, says he has written to the Minister for Sport about his concerns over the non-statutory inquiry into the Olympic ticket touting controversy

8:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

Gardaí have 'a very strong enforcement strategy' to tackle feud

Michael O'Sullivan, Assistant Garda Commissioner, discusses the rise in the garda overtime bill due to the Kinahan-Hutch feud

News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

Weather Forecast

Presented by Joan Blackburn of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Syrian war hits landscape and cultural heritage hard

Diana Darke, author and journalist, discusses the Syrian heritage sites that have been damaged or destroyed in the civil war

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