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    Monday 27th July

    Second Hour Podcast: Mon 27 July 2015

    Morning Ireland

    First Hour Podcast: Mon 27 July 2015

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    Warning of staffing of charities authority

    Deirdre Garvey, CEO of the Wheel, responds to concerns over resourcing at Charities Regulator

    Petition as French beach closes for Saudi King

    John Litchfield, Paris Correspondent for the London Independent, explains why people are unhappy about the closure of a beach in the French Riviera for King Salman of Saudi Arabia.

    Search goes on for three teens missing from North Dublin

    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, has the latest on the search for three teenagers who escaped from Oberstown over the weekend.

    Ebola vaccine trials due to get underway in Sierra Leone

    Barry Andrews, GOAL Chief Executive, speaks from Sierra Leone where trials for a new Ebola vaccine are due to begin.

    Lack of resourcing could harm regulator's credibility

    David Murphy, Business Editor, discusses how the Charities Regulatory Authority is struggling to fulfill its obligations due to a shortage of staff

    Murphy stands firm on Drumm video-link objections

    Eoghan Murphy, Fine Gael TD and Banking Inquiry member explains why he's against hearing video-link testimony from former Anglo CEO, David Drumm

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Valerie Cox

    BREXIT vote looks set for 2016

    Philip Stephens, Political Columnist with the Financial Times, discusses reports that June 2016 has been earmarked for a Referendum on whether Britain should stay in the EU.

    Are young eyes being damaged by too much screen time?

    Reporter Elaine Keogh investigates concerns from parents over eye damage

    What now for Iran?

    Professor Ali Ansari, Chair of Middle Eastern Studies at St. Andrew's University, outlines challenges facing Iran after new nuclear deal

    Climbers ignore warnings over Croagh Patrick dangers

    Paul Feeney, of Mayo Mountain Rescue, describes conditions on Croagh Patrick yesterday which led to the cancellation of the Reek Sunday Pilgrimage.

    Crucial week for Oireachtas Banking Inquiry

    Pat Leahy, the Sunday Business Post's Political Editor, discusses where to now for the Banking Inquiry and a new poll which suggests support for the Coalition has dropped

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Valerie Cox

    Friday 24th July

    Second Hour Podcast: Friday 24 July, 2015

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Christopher McKevitt

    First Hour Podcast: Friday 24 July, 2015

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Christopher McKevitt

    Earth 2.0 - have NASA scientists found our closest twin?

    Leo Enright, space commentator, gives his reaction to the discovery of an Earth-like planet.

    No end in sight for Yemen conflict

    Andre Heller Perache, head of mission with Medecins Sans Frontier in Yemen, discusses the grave problems of violence faced by the people there

    Varadkar plans free GP care for under-18s

    Priscilla Lynch, editor of the Medical Independent, discusses a speech by Health Minister Leo Varadkar at the MacGill Summer School

    Proposals to prevent killers benefiting from homicide

    Marie Baker, Law Reform Commissioner, discusses recommendations to change the law on an offender benefiting from homicide

    David Drumm proposes video evidence at Oireachtas inquiry

    David Davin Power, Political Correspondent, reports on the offer by former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, to appear before the Banking Inquiry via video link

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S Doyle

    Tipperary GPs agree to under-6 contract

    Dr Martin Rouse, GP in south Tipperary, discusses the announcement that the majority of GPs in the area have decided to sign the interim under-6s contract

    Everybody needs good neighbours - initiative to tackle isolation

    Ahead of Know Your Neighbour Weekend, Cian McCormack reports on getting to know the people in your area

    Could Jeremy Corbyn become the next British Labour leader?

    Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, reports on the intriguing contest for leadership of the British Labour Party

    Banking inquiry taking advice on Drumm video evidence offer

    Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin TD and member of the Banking Inquiry Committee, discusses the offer by former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, to appear before the Inquiry via video link

    Trump courts controversy on US-Mexico border trip

    Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent, reports on a trip to the US-Mexican border by Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S Doyle

    Thursday 23rd July

    Second Hour Podcast: Thursday 23 July, 2015

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Fran McNulty

    First Hour Podcast: Thursday 23 July, 2015

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Fran McNulty

    Colm Toibin receives prestigious literary prize

    Colm Tóibín, author, gives his reaction to the award of the Hawthornden Prize for Literature for his novel Nora Webster

    Government considering shared parental leave

    Teresa Heeney, CEO with Early Childhood Ireland, gives her reaction to the publication yesterday of a report into future childcare investment.

    Irish truck drivers warn migrants stowing away at Calais

    Neil McDonnell, General Manager of the Freight Transport Association, calls for leniency from the British authorities for Irish truck drivers who inadvertently carry migrants

    Cork Councillor refuses to engage with Sinn Féin over expulsion

    Mícheál Lehane reports on a decision by Cobh Councillor Kieran McCarthy not to engage with Sinn Féin in what he says is an 'out-in' exercise around his expulsion from the party

    New powers of arrest under revised bail laws

    Paul Anthony McDermott, Barrister, outlines the measures contained in proposed new bail laws

    HSE unveils recruitment drive targeting Irish nurses in the UK

    Ian Tegerdine, National Director of Human Resources with the HSE, outlines the details of a recruitment campaign targeting hundreds of Irish nurses and midwives working in Britain

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S Doyle

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S Doyle

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