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Morning Ireland Wednesday 16 April 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Rachael English

Putin warns Ukraine is on verge of civil war

Lindsey Hilsum, International Editor, Channel Four News reports on 'anti-terrorism' operations in eastern Ukraine

Cabinet to discuss water charges

Cabinet to discuss water charges

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, reports that the Cabinet is to meet to discuss water charges and what the average household charge will be 

Finance minister not for easing up on austerity

Finance minister not for easing up on austerity

Sean Whelan, Economics Correspondent, discusses the draft Stability Programme update and Minister Michael Noonan's appearance before the Dáil Finance committee last night

How can we prevent the spread of infection by MRSA?

How can we prevent the spread of infection by MRSA?

Professor David Coleman of Trinity College discusses new research identifying strains of sporadic MRSA in Irish hospitals that could help to detect and prevent the spread of infection

Day 3 of pre-election series: Part 1

Day 3 of pre-election series: Part 1

Cian McCormack is on the pre-election trail, reporting from Limerick, Galway and the Aran Islands

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

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7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Emma McNamara

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7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Emma McNamara

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7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darragh Maloney

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Water charges 'will go up' once introduced

Water charges 'will go up' once introduced

Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit TD, reacts to reports on the average cost of proposed water charges

Escalation of tensions in eastern Ukraine

Escalation of tensions in eastern Ukraine

Alec Luhn reports from behind a convoy of armoured vehicles with militia men believed to be en route to an airbase in eastern Ukraine

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Economy expected to grow by just over 2%

Economy expected to grow by just over 2%

Professor John McHale, Chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, reacts to the latest economic forecasts from the Government for the EU

What is augmented reality?

What is augmented reality?

Dave Lorenzini, inventor of Google Earth mapping software, discusses the potential for Google Glass and augmented reality

Day 3 of pre-election series: Part 2

Day 3 of pre-election series: Part 2

Cian McCormack is on the pre-election trail, and looks at the number of women running for election in Galway

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A vote in favour of a crucifix in council chamber

A vote in favour of a crucifix in council chamber

Anne Lucey, journalist, reports on a vote by Kerry councillors to place a crucifix in the council chamber, even though it is in conflict with equality legislation

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darragh Maloney

8am News bulletin

Presented by Kate Carolan

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Siobhan Ryan of Met Éireann

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Native Irish bee not extinct after all

Cathy Halloran, Mid West Correspondent, reports on a study which found that a significant population of the pure native Irish honey bee continues to thrive in this country

Should tackling be banned in schools rugby?

Louise Byrne reports on a row over calls for the banning of tackling and scrums in underage rugby games

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