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    Tuesday 29th July

    Roscrea: Drug pushers out

    Justin McCarthy reports from a drugs prevention meeting in Roscrea, Co Tipperary

    Weather Forecast

    Presented by Siobhán Ryan of Met Éireann

    Justice Dept review welcomed by Sinn Féin

    Padraig Mac Lochlainn, Sinn Fein's justice spokesperson, welcomes the recent review of the Justice Department

    Questions to be answered surrounding move of Secretary General of Justice Dept

    John Mooney, Security Correspondent with the Sunday Times, discusses the publication of the review of the Department of Justice

    Deaths of Irish Mountaineers

    Mountaineer Jack Bergin from Waterford discusses the legacy of his mountaineering friends Peter Britton and Colm Ennis who have died descending the Dent du Géant mountain on the Mont Blanc massif mountain range on the French/Italian border

    Gaza: No place for children

    Bruce Grant, UNICEF's Head of Child Protection, says the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza is posing a serious threat to children

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Deirdre Purcell

    Monday 28th July

    Star Wars ruffling feathers on Skellig Michael

    Stephen Newton, Birdwatch Ireland, is worried about the environmental impact of the Star Wars shoot on Skellig Michael

    The spread of ebola

    Alistair Short, Concern's Country Director in Liberia, , discusses the spread of the ebola virus in West Africa

    Branching out: Creating a community in Dublin

    Louise Byrne reports on a group of adults with an intellectual disability who are using vegetable plots to reach out to their local community.

    Will there be a cut in property tax?

    Fionnan Sheahan, Group Political Editor, Irish Independent, reports that homeowners could be in line for a 15% cut in property tax

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Deirdre Purcell

    Seanad to be recalled

    Darragh O'Brien, Fianna Fáil Seanad leader, discusses the recall of the Seanad to discuss the crisis in Gaza and Ukraine

    Calls for a truce in Gaza

    Daniel Levy, former Israeli adviser, discusses the latest diplomatic developments in Gaza and Israel

    Home sought for Northern Ireland memorabilia

    Peter Moloney, curator of the largest known collection of Northern Irish memorabilia, discusses his plans to have the items housed in a museum

    Inequality in distribution of income has fallen

    John Fitzgerald, Research Professor at ESRI, discusses new research showing a narrowing of the gap between the richest and the poorest in Ireland

    Waterford Crystal pension dispute going to LRC

    Jimmy Kelly, UNITE Regional Secretary, discusses a new development in the Waterford Crystal pensions dispute

    Calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza

    Ruadhán Mac Cormaic, Irish Times journalist, discusses the situation overnight in Gaza

    Why is the cost of generic drugs so high?

    Susan Mitchell, Health Correspondent with the Sunday Business Post, discusses how the HSE is paying drugs companies up to 27 times as much as the NHS for the same generic drugs

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Deirdre Purcell

    Friday 25th July

    New science gallery opens

    Laura Whelan reports from Birr Castle as the estate prepares to open a new gallery, celebrating its achievements in science

    New dinosaur discovery

    Dr Maria McNamara, from UCC, talks about being involved in a dinosaur study in Siberia

    Soaking up the sun

    Jackie Fox reports on how people are enjoying summer weather so far

    Two die in Co Laois crash

    Ciarán Mullooly, RTÉ Midlands Correspondent, reports that a motorcyclist and pillion passenger were killed in a road crash in Co Laois

    Pressure on medical services in Gaza

    Dr Mahmoud Daher, from the World Health Organisation, discusses the on-going conflict in Gaza

    Call for change to housing strategy

    John O'Connor, Chief Executive of the Housing Agency, discusses the level of housing supply

    Minister defends Ireland’s abstention from UN vote

    Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Foreign Affairs, discusses Ireland's decision to abstain from a vote at the UN Human Rights Council calling for the establishment of an inquiry to investigate possible war crimes in Gaza

    Weather Forecast

    Presented by Clara Finkela of Met Éireann

    Sharp increase in property prices noted

    Brian Lucey, Professor of Finance, Trinity College, says it may not be a technical house price bubble, but it looks like one

    UN school shelled in Gaza

    Robert Turner, from UNRWA, discusses the latest UN school to be hit in Gaza

    MacGill focuses on the health system

    Lisa McKelvey reports from last night's proceedings at the MacGill summer school

    Air Algerie passenger jet crashed over Mali

    Fintan Ryan, retired Aer Lingus captain and former Inmarsat engineer, discusses the Air Algerie airliner which crashed in the Sahara, en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers

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    New science gallery opens

    Laura Whelan reports from Birr Castle as the estate prepares to open a new gallery, celebrating its achievements in science

    Basking in the sunshine

    Jackie Fox reports on how people are enjoying summer weather so far

    New fluffy dinosaur discovered

    Dr Maria McNamara, from UCC, talks about being involved in a dinosaur study in Siberia

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