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    Friday 21st November

    Opera on tour – Opera Theatre Company hits the road with new show

    Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports on the Opera Theatre Company's new production of the Elixir of Love

    Minister addresses concerns around mental health in education

    Jan O'Sullivan, Minister for Education, responds to concerns raised in Morning Ireland reports by Jackie Fox over mental health services in the education system

    Central Bank introducing new rules for debt management companies

    Bernard Sheridan, Director of Consumer Protection at the Central Bank, outlines new regulations for debt management firms coming into effect today

    Troika supports 20% loan-to-value mortgage requirements

    David Murphy, Business Editor, reports as officials from the Troika end their latest mission to Dublin

    Voices from America – Irish immigrants react to Obama reforms

    Undocumented Irish in the US react to President Obama's proposed changes to immigration

    For sale - a piece of Irish literary history

    Conor McMorrow reports on the sale of Billy Brennan's barn in Co Monaghan, which was made famous by the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh

    Mental health in third-level education – special report

    Jackie Fox completes her three-part series on mental health in education looking at facilities in third-level institutions

    President Obama announces key immigration reforms

    Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent, outlines the changes to immigration law as proposed by US President Barack Obama in a speech overnight

    Changes to US immigration ‘an opportunity for those living a lie’

    Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Foreign Affairs, outlines the implications for the undocumented Irish following President Obama's announcement on immigration

    Thursday 20th November

    Ervia CEO says Irish Water is ‘winning trust’

    Michael McNicholas, Chief Executive of Ervia, reacts to the Government's revised charging structure for Irish Water

    A very special performance – 500 children to sing with RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

    Sinead Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports on next Sunday's 'Blurbottle' choral performance comprising 500 children from schools around Co Wicklow and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

    Obama to announce reform of US immigration system

    Catriona Perry, Washington Correspondent, reports ahead of President Obama’s announcement on immigration

    Environment Minister says Irish Water is long-term ‘common sense’

    Alan Kelly, Environment Minister, discusses the new plan for water charges

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S Doyle

    Landlords criticise latest changes to Irish Water

    Fintan McNamara from the Residential Landlords Association, gives his reaction to changes to water charges

    Mental health in school – special report

    In the second report of a three-part series, Jackie Fox reports from secondary schools in Galway and Dublin to see how they are coping with mental health

    Will the taxpayer pay in the long term?

    Eddie Molloy, Management Consultant and Director of Advanced Organisation, says the Government might have gone too far in its u-turn over water charges

    Boyle residents react to changes to water charges

    Carol Coleman speaks to people in Co Roscommon about water charges announced yesterday

    Water campaigners say people ‘won’t be fooled’ by new charges

    Paul Murphy, Anti-Austerity Alliance TD, gives his reaction to announcements concerning Irish Water

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S Doyle

    Wednesday 19th November

    Irish author shortlisted for Costa Award

    Mary Costello gives her reaction to being shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards for her debut novel, Academy Street

    Cabinet meets to confirm new Irish Water charges

    David Davin Power, Political Correspondent, outlines what is expected from the Government's new water charging regime

    SIPTU says Irish Water members are victims of an ‘uninformed frenzy’

    Adrian Kane, sector organiser SIPTU, discusses plans for a meeting between staff and management at Irish Water over a decision not to pay bonuses to staff

    Burton says Government has listened to the public

    Joan Burton says Irish Water charges will place a heavy emphasis on affordability and there will be an investment programme to get good clean water

    Higgins says Government ‘reeling’ from people power

    Joe Higgins, Socialist Party TD, discusses the changes to Irish Water charges

    Bills mount for life-changing MS medication

    Our reporter Justin McCarthy on MS patients who now face a bill of up to €500 a month for life-changing medication.

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S Doyle

    Charity warns of continuing economic hardship

    Tom MacSweeney, St Vincent de Paul National Vice-President, says people are still presenting to the charity despite talk of a recovery in the economy

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    For sale - a piece of Irish literary history

    Conor McMorrow reports on the sale of Billy Brennan's barn in Co Monaghan, which was made famous by the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh

    A very special performance - 500 children to sing with orchestra

    Sinead Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports on the 'Bluebottle' choral performance which will see 500 children from schools around Co Wicklow joining forces with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

    Glasnevin cemetery commemorates Armistice Day

    George McCullagh, Chief Executive of the Glasnevin trust, discusses some of the artefacts on view at an exhibition to mark the end of World War I

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