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Morning Ireland Wednesday 14 May 2014

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Morning Ireland

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Over 200 die in Turkish coal mine disaster

Over 200 die in Turkish coal mine disaster

Laura Wells, freelance reporter in Western Turkey, discusses an explosion in a Turkish mine that has killed over 200 and trapped hundreds more

Hundreds still trapped in Turkish mine

Hundreds still trapped in Turkish mine

Stephen Starr, Irish journalist in Turkey, and David Horgan, Director of Botswana Diamonds, discuss the Turkish mine disaster as the death toll rises

Govt to review performance of Dept of Justice

Govt to review performance of Dept of Justice

Mick Clifford, Special Correspondent with The Irish Examiner, discusses measures proposed by the Government to address issues raised in the Guerin Report

Dept of Justice Secretary General to appear at Oireachtas Justice Committee

Dept of Justice Secretary General to appear at Oireachtas Justice Committee

Niall Collins, Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesman, reacts to the Government decision to review the performance of the Dept of Justice and to strengthen the powers of GSOC

Dept of Justice under scrutiny after Guerin Report

Dept of Justice under scrutiny after Guerin Report

Richard Moore, former special advisor at the Dept of Justice, analyses the actions taken by the Government to deal with the fallout from the Guerin Report

Irish-funded heart surgeons to visit East Ukraine

Irish-funded heart surgeons to visit East Ukraine

Dr William Novick, Medical Director of the International Children's Heart Foundation, discusses plans to operate on 60 children suffering from heart defects in Ukraine

Nigeria sends mixed signals over negotiation with Boko Haram

Nigeria sends mixed signals over negotiation with Boko Haram

Richard Dowden, Director of the Royal African Society, discusses the possibility of negotiations with Boko Haram to secure the release of abducted schoolgirls

Why are Irish 15-year-olds just average at problem-solving?

Why are Irish 15-year-olds just average at problem-solving?

Dr Andreas Schleicher, Division Head and Co-ordinator of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment, discusses the problem-solving abilities of Irish schoolchildren

Proposed Govt scheme for first-time housebuyers criticised

Proposed Govt scheme for first-time housebuyers criticised

Lucinda Creighton TD, founding member of the Reform Alliance, expresses concern that the Government is fuelling a property boom with a new first-time buyer initiative

Ban on political canvassing in Direct Provision Centres under fire

Ban on political canvassing in Direct Provision Centres under fire

Denise Charlton, Chief Executive of the Immigrant Council of Ireland, discusses the ban on election canvassing at Direct Provision Centres for asylum seekers

Irishman facing deportation from Dubai

Irishman facing deportation from Dubai

Conor Hayes on his imminent deportation from Dubai following a conviction for making an obscene gesture at a motorist

7:10am It Says In The Papers

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7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sports News

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Weather Forecast

Presented by Owen Sherlock of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

Presented by Kate Carolan

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, May 14 2014

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When I grow up, I want to work for Ferrari

Aisling Kenny reports on students who have pitched their business ideas to local entrepreneurs as part of a 'Dragon's Den' style programme for primary school children

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