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Morning Ireland Wednesday 16 July 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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Lebanese man suspected of involvement in murder of Irish soldiers faces deportation from US

Lebanese man suspected of involvement in murder of Irish soldiers faces deportation from US

Conor Barrins speaks to Vincent Picard, spokesperson for the US Enforcement and Customs, about the arrest of Mahmoud Bazzi - a man suspected of killing two Irish soldiers while on UN duty in Lebanon; reporter Diarmuid Fleming discusses the background to the case

Family welcomes deportation move but demands justice

Family welcomes deportation move but demands justice

Karen Barrett, daughter of Private Thomas Barrett, gives her reaction to the arrest and deportation of a man suspected of killing her father

Reports into deaths of children in care to be published today

Reports into deaths of children in care to be published today

Justin McCarthy discusses the reports by the Child and Family Agency, Tusla, into the deaths of five young people in care

Reports into child deaths highlight failures by State

Reports into child deaths highlight failures by State

Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter with The Irish Times, discusses the details of one of the deaths, that of Danny Talbot, which is featured in the reports

Tusla defends progress in dealing with children in care

Tusla defends progress in dealing with children in care

Gordon Jeyes, Chief Executive of the Child and Family Agency, outlines the progress made in dealing with children in care

Israel resumes air strikes in the Gaza Strip

Israel resumes air strikes in the Gaza Strip

Yousef Al-Helou, journalist based in Gaza city, reports on the fragile situation in Gaza and the possibility of a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

More details of mother-and-baby inquiry to be known today

More details of mother-and-baby inquiry to be known today

Dr Niamh Hourigan, lecturer in Sociology and Philosophy at University College Cork, discusses the Government's Inquiry into Mother and Baby Homes ahead of the publication of a report on the issue today

Commissioner jobs in focus as EU leaders meet

Commissioner jobs in focus as EU leaders meet

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, talks about the EU summit which gets underway today in Brussels and the deals being made to secure jobs for Commissioners.

IFSC Ireland wants action from new minister

IFSC Ireland wants action from new minister

John Bruton, President of the International Financial Services Centre, on the appointment of a minister of state with special responsibility for the IFSC

Three months since 200 schoolgirls were taken captive in Nigeria

Three months since 200 schoolgirls were taken captive in Nigeria

Yinka Ibukun, journalist in Lagos, discusses the latest in the case of over 200 schoolgirls who have now been missing for three months

Ireland by Bike: Day 8, Part 1

Ireland by Bike: Day 8, Part 1

Cian McCormack journeys to Tory Island by ferry and bike

Ireland by Bike: Day 8, Part 2

Ireland by Bike: Day 8, Part 2

Cian McCormack reports from Tory Island on the delights and hardships of life on the island

7:10am It Says in the Papers

7:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Emma McNamara

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Emma McNamara

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Evelyn Cusack

First Hour Podcast: Wed 16 July, 2014

First Hour Podcast: Wed 16 July, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Wed 16 July, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Wed 16 July, 2014

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Why don't more Irish women breastfeed their babies?

Siobhan Hourigan, HSE National Breastfeeding Coordinator, discusses the launch of National Breastfeeding Week and the steps that can be taken to improve breastfeeding rates in Ireland

Did you lose a jet ski?

An Garda Síochána are asking people to come and reclaim their lost or stolen property, as Laura Whelan reports

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