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    Morning Ireland Friday 25 July 2014


    UN school shelled in Gaza

    Robert Turner, from UNRWA, discusses the latest UN school to be hit in Gaza

    Minister defends Ireland's abstention from UN vote

    Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Foreign Affairs, discusses Ireland's decision to abstain from a vote at the UN Human Rights Council calling for the establishment of an inquiry to investigate possible war crimes in Gaza

    Pressure on medical services in Gaza

    Dr Mahmoud Daher, from the World Health Organisation, discusses the on-going conflict in Gaza

    Air Algerie passenger jet crashed over Mali

    Fintan Ryan, retired Aer Lingus captain and former Inmarsat engineer, discusses the Air Algerie airliner which crashed in the Sahara, en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers

    Sharp increase in property prices noted

    Brian Lucey, Professor of Finance, Trinity College, says it may not be a technical house price bubble, but it looks like one

    Call for change to housing strategy

    John O'Connor, Chief Executive of the Housing Agency, discusses the level of housing supply

    MacGill focuses on the health system

    Lisa McKelvey reports from last night's proceedings at the MacGill summer school

    Two die in Co Laois crash

    Ciarán Mullooly, RTÉ Midlands Correspondent, reports that a motorcyclist and pillion passenger were killed in a road crash in Co Laois

    New dinosaur discovery

    Dr Maria McNamara, from UCC, talks about being involved in a dinosaur study in Siberia

    Soaking up the sun

    Jackie Fox reports on how people are enjoying summer weather so far

    New science gallery opens

    Laura Whelan reports from Birr Castle as the estate prepares to open a new gallery, celebrating its achievements in science

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    Survey: Irish feel healthy, but 60% are overweight

    Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, discusses the findings of the Healthy Ireland survey from the Department of Health

    Explorer Shackleton's death cabin returned to Ireland

    Eugene Furlong discusses the discovery and repatriation to Ireland of the cabin in which Ernest Shackleton died

    Louth housing scheme opens after pyrite delay

    Conor Barrins reports on the opening of a social housing scheme in Drogheda, Co Louth, which had to be demolished due to pyrite before it was built again

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