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    Thursday 26th May

    Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 26 May, 2016

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

    First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 26 May, 2016

    Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

    Put your old computers to good use

    Aisling Kenny reports on Camara Education, which encourages households and businesses to donate their old laptops or computers for use in disadvantaged schools here and around the world

    Report finds Clinton broke govt rules on email server

    Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent. discusses a new report on the Hilary Clinton email scandal and whether it could affect her presidential campaign

    'Significant' meeting between Transdev and SIPTU

    Bill Roche, Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resources, UCD, discusses the likelihood of a resolution in the Luas pay dispute

    O'Callaghan: Most important aspect of the O'Higgins report is being missed

    Jim O'Callaghan, Fianna Fáil's Justice spokesman, discusses the fallout from the O'Higgins Report

    What laws are currently in place to tackle organised crime?

    Paul Anthony McDermott, Barrister, says there is no point creating new and exotic laws when there are laws that already exist to tackle gangland crime

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    Should Netflix and Amazon be forced to carry European content?

    Eoin O'Dell, Associate Professor School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, discusses the implications of the proposed quota for EU produced content for streaming sites Netflix and Amazon

    Irish flights cancelled due to French air strike

    John Lichfield, Paris Correspondent, London Independent, discusses a series of strikes across France following the introduction of new labour reforms

    Sugden named as new justice minister at Stormont

    Sam McBride, Political Correspondent, Belfast News Letter, reports on the appointment of Claire Sugden as justice minister

    Significant differences between daily maximum and minimum temperatures recorded globally

    Professor Peter Thorne of Maynooth University's Department of Geography discusses new research that shows decreasing temperatures could pose a risk to human health

    Tougher EU regulations are on the way for the medical devices industry

    Mairead McGuinness, Fine Gael MEP for the Midlands/North-West region, discusses the introduction of tougher new EU regulations for the Medical Devices industry

    What measures can be introduced to protect whistleblowers?

    John Devitt, Transparency International Ireland, discusses plans to work with An Garda Síochána and other employers to implement measures to protect whistleblowers

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    Wednesday 25th May

    Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 25 May, 2016

    Presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

    First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 25 May, 2016

    Presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

    Sausages fit for a future king

    Ernan McGettigan of M McGettigan and Sons, looks ahead to Prince Charles' visit to his butchers shop in Donegal town

    Tales of the two O'Neills bound for Euro 2016

    Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, reports that the two O'Neills guiding two Irish teams to the Euro 2016 championships have a lot in common

    Head of Corporate Affairs doesn't believe there is a basis for the Mandate Trade Union to take strike action

    Christine Heffernan, Head of Corporate Affairs at Tesco, explains the change to contracts and rosters

    Donohoe: There will not be any major surprises on Budget day

    Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, reacts to the latest fatal shooting and discusses the changes being made to the way the annual budget process works

    Man arrested over murder of Gareth Hutch

    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the gangland feud that has left seven men dead

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Caroline Murphy

    Weather Forecast

    Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann

    Independence and employment are the themes of World MS Day

    Petula Martyn talks to people with MS who would like to see more supports for employers and employees to keep people with MS in the work place for longer

    Google office raided in Paris

    Elaine Cobb, journalist based in Paris, reports on the French finance officials have raided the Paris offices of US internet giant Google as part of a tax fraud investigation

    Bill Cosby faces trial for sexual assault

    Steve Futterman, Correspondent with CBS, discusses decision by judge to send BIll Cosby forward to face trial on charges of sexual assault

    Tesco accused of playing 'game of chicken' with employees

    John Douglas, General Secretary of Mandate, explains why members have chosen to strike on Thursday

    Local reaction to the ongoing gangland feud in Dublin

    Aisling Kenny reports from the north inner city community which is bearing the brunt of the gangland feud

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Caroline Murphy

    Tuesday 24th May

    Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday 24th May 2016

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Cathal Mac Coille

    First Hour Podcast: Tuesday 24th May 2016

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Cathal Mac Coille

    Irish garden designer wins a gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show

    Paul Martin, garden designer, describes the award-winning 'mindfulness' garden he created

    Is Rory McIlroy right to be concerned about Zika virus?

    Siobhan Grehan, Director of Nursing, the Tropical Medical Bureau, outlines the risks posed by the Zika virus and avoidance measures that can taken against it

    New Beginnings: roughly five thousand families are facing repossession

    Ross Maguire, from New Beginnings, says a 'mortgage rescue scheme' is needed to help homeowners with mortgage difficulties

    Thosands of migrants evacuated from Idomeni island

    Damian Mac Con Uladh, Athens-based journalist, reports on the evacuation of the Idomeni migrant camp in which 8400 migrants have been living

    Cowen: Sinn Fein's motion on the issue of Irish Water is 'empty posturing.'

    Barry Cowen, Fianna Fail, discusses his party's motion in the Dail this week on the issue of water charges and the future of Irish Water.

    Hickey: past embargoes 'the ultimate blunderbuss way of dealing with problems'

    Fergal Hickey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Sligo University Hospital, has described as 'worrying' figures showing 50,000 people a year are walking out of our emergency departments

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Caroline Murphy

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