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    Second Hour Podcast 3rd June 2015

    Presented by Claire Byrne and Audrey Carville

    First Hour Podcast 3rd June 2015

    Presented by Claire Byrne and Audrey Carville

    New gene therapy trial for cystic fibrosis sufferers

    Professor Debra Gill, co-author of trial and Associate Professor of Gene Medicine at Oxford University, explains the significance of a new trial of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis sufferers

    Two victims of Tunisia shooting to be laid to rest

    RTE's Midlands Correspondent Ciaran Mullooly reports from Athlone where two of the victims of last Friday's terror attack in Tunisia, Martina and Larry Hayes will be laid to rest

    Wallace raises questions over NAMA property deal

    Tommie Gorman, RTÉ Northern Editor, reports on the allegations of Mick Wallace in the Dáil

    'A deal is more or less done' - Varoufakis

    Yanis Varoufakis, Greek Finance Minister, speaks to Morning Ireland two days ahead of their crucial referendum

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S. Doyle

    What does it take to cycle around the world?

    Co Leitrim man, Breifne Earley, is about to complete an around the world cycle race which began in March 2014

    The Exchequer has collected €805 million more than expected this year

    Seamus Coffey, lecturer in Economics at UCC, on the latest returns which show that the Exchequer collected 805 million euro more than expected in the first six months of the year

    Eight in custody a week on from Sousse attack

    Chris Stephen from The Guardian Newspaper gives an update from Sousse in Tunisia, one week after the massacre

    Irish tourists urged not to cancel trips to Greece

    Elena Kountoura, Greek minister for Tourism, encourages Irish tourists planning trips to Greece to still come despite the financial crisis

    Greece needs €50bn over next three years

    Paul Mason, Economics Editor Channel 4 News, analyses the Greek debt situation two days from a crucial referendum

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by John S. Doyle

    Thursday 2nd July

    Second Hour Podcast 2nd July 2015

    Presented by Claire Byrne and Audrey Carville

    First Hour Podcast 2nd July 2015

    Presented by Claire Byrne and Audrey Carville

    Recruitment drive to target Irish nurses working in Britain

    Ahead of the announcement of a new HSE recruitment drive targeting Irish nurses in the UK, Louise Byrne has been speaking to some of the Irish-trained nurses working in British hospitals

    One garda injured and two arrested during water protest

    Senator Denis Landy and Councillor Brid Smith discuss last night's water protests

    TDs ask for release of former Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt

    Thomas Pringle, Independent TD, is one of those asking for the release of Michael McKevitt on medical grounds

    Some sympathy for Greek government in Athens

    David Murphy, RTE's business editor, has the latest from Athens

    Greek MEP says Tsipras has made as many concessions as possible

    Stelios Kouloglou, Greek MEP and Syriza supporter, gives his view on the situation facing Greece both in Athens and in Brussels

    Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen to appear before Banking Inquiry

    Pat Leahy, Political Editor with the Sunday Business Post, discusses Brian Cowen's appearance at the Banking Inquiry

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Deirdre Purcell

    JK Rowling charity teams up with NUIG

    Georgette Mulheir, CEO of the chartiy 'Lumos', discusses their new partnership with the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway

    Eurozone finance ministers say no credit for Greece until after referendum

    Derek Scally, Berlin Correspondent with the Irish Times, discusses a conference call between Eurozone finance ministers on Wednesday

    British defence secretary says MPs should consider bombing Islamic State

    Shashank Joshi, International Politics specialist based in London, discusses the suggestion from the British defence secretary that MPs should consider bombing the Islamic State

    Chairman of New York St Patrick's Day Parade removed

    Niall O'Dowd, Irish Central, discusses the removal of the chairman of the St Patrick's Day Parade

    'Brussels trust in Greece has been evaporated'

    Eleni Varvitsiotis, EU Correspondent for Greek newspaper Kathimerini, discusses the mood in Brussels as the Greek referendum draws closer

    Search continues for man missing off west Cork coast

    Paschal Sheehy, RTÉ Southern Editor, reports on the search for a missing man after a drowning incident

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Deirdre Purcell

    Wednesday 1st July

    Second Hour Podcast 1st July 2015

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Gavin Jennings

    First Hour Podcast 1st July 2015

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Gavin Jennings

    Some markets up despite Greek default

    Brenda Kelly, Head analyst at London Capital Group, discusses market reaction to the Greek default

    Permanent TSB to end standard variable mortgage rate pricing

    Ger Mitchell, Director of Lending at Permanent TSB, says bank to end standard variable rate mortgage pricing for over 70,000 home loan customers

    Free GP care for under 6's launches

    Leo Varadkar, Minister for Health, discusses the challenge the government faces with Universal Healthcare, as free GP care for children under six commences today

    Two people dead and one missing off west Cork

    Paschal Sheehy, RTÉ Southern Editor, brings us the latest from Baltimore on the deaths of two people yesterday and a search operation for a man who remains missing off the West Cork coast

    Greek community in Ireland reacts to crisis

    Louise Byrne meets the Greek community here to get their opinions on the economic and political unrest

    Greece becomes first 'developed' country to fall into IMF arrears

    David Murphy, RTE Business Editor, has the latest from Athens as the Greek debt crisis enters a new phase

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Deirdre Purcell

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