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Morning Ireland Thursday 24 July 2014

Ireland abstains from UN Human Rights Council vote

Ireland abstains from UN Human Rights Council vote

Averil Power, Fianna Fail Senator, discusses Ireland's abstention from a vote at the UN Human Rights Council on a resolution calling for an investigation into war crimes in Gaza

Hamas calls for truce

Hamas calls for truce

Jonathan Miller, Foreign Affairs Correspondent with Channel 4 news, reports on a call by Hamas leader for a ceasefire to end of Gaza blockade

Possible ceasefire in Gaza

Possible ceasefire in Gaza

Shashank Joshi, research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, discusses the possibility of a truce

Some airliners lift flying restrictions to Tel Aviv

Some airliners lift flying restrictions to Tel Aviv

Rafi Sela, President of AR Challenges a transport and security consultancy firm in Tel Aviv, reacts to US and other international airliners decision to stop flights to Israel's capital

Last Cabinet meeting before summer break

Last Cabinet meeting before summer break

Daniel McConnell, Political Correspondent with Independent Newspapers, discusses the political issues of the day following yesterday's last Cabinet meeting before the summer break

Latest on the banking inquiry

Latest on the banking inquiry

Pearse Doherty, Finance Spokesman Sinn Fein, discusses the next steps in the banking inquiry

GP care may be in place by end of year

GP care may be in place by end of year

Steve Thomas, from the Centre for Health Policy at Trinity College Dublin, on the plans to extend free GP care

Castletownbere credit union wound up

Castletownbere credit union wound up

Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor with the Irish Independent, and Noel Harrington, Fine Gael TD for Cork South West and resident of the Castletownbere, discusses the closure of the credit union there

Age Action urges people to check on older neighbours

Age Action urges people to check on older neighbours

Eamon Timmins, Head of Advocacy and Communications at Age Action Ireland, discusses the dangers for older people during the warm weather

How sick is your county?

How sick is your county?

Catherine Shanahan, reporter with the Irish Examiner, examines a county by county breakdown of health statistics

7.10am It Says In The Papers

7.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented Fiona Kelly

8.10am It Says In The Papers

8.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented Fiona Kelly

7.15am Business News

7.15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7.50am Business News

7.50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7.40am Sports News

7.40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8.40am Sports News

8.40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Clara Finkela of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast, Thursday 24 July 2014

Second Hour Podcast, Thursday 24 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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