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Morning Ireland Friday 1 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Fran McNulty

Israel and Hamas agree unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Israel and Hamas agree unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Paul Mason, Channel 4 Correspondent, brings us the latest from Gaza

Gaza ceasefire period begins

Gaza ceasefire period begins

Rupert Colville, United Nations spokesperson, discusses a call by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, for Israel to be held to account for some of its actions in Gaza

Talks on more permanent truce in Gaza under way in Cairo

Talks on more permanent truce in Gaza under way in Cairo

Fawaz Gerges, Professor of Middle East Relations at the London School of Economics discusses opportunities arising from the ceasefire for an end to the conflict in Gaza

Questions raised over whether Israel and Hamas have committed war crimes

Questions raised over whether Israel and Hamas have committed war crimes

Fergal Gaynor, an Irish lawyer who has acted at UN War Crimes tribunals and International Criminal Court war crimes trials, discusses issues of international law and war crimes allegations in the Gaza conflict

Human leg discovered in Ballyfermot

Human leg discovered in Ballyfermot

RTÉ's Crime Correspondent, Paul Reynolds, reports on the discovery of human remains at a recycling plant

HSE says generic drug prices are being driven down

HSE says generic drug prices are being driven down

Shaun Flanagan, Chief Pharmacist for the HSE, discusses the price of pharmaceuticals in Ireland

New 'N' plates for newly qualified motorists

New 'N' plates for newly qualified motorists

Denis Mahon reports on the introduction of the new 'N' plate for motorists when they pass their driving test

ESRI says there's been a 15% drop in loans in negative equity in the last year

ESRI says there's been a 15% drop in loans in negative equity in the last year

David Duffy, Senior Research Officer, ESRI, discusses new research showing the increase in house prices is reducing negative equity

Commonwealth Games end in Scotland as independence vote approaches

Commonwealth Games end in Scotland as independence vote approaches

Fiona Mitchell reports from Scotland where voters are gearing up for the forthcoming independence referendum

Special report on the testimonies of some of the 200,000 Irish men who served in World War I

Special report on the testimonies of some of the 200,000 Irish men who served in World War I

Shane McElhatton presents a special report on some of the Irish men, who served in World War I as the centenary approaches. A web-based project to list Ireland's World War I veterans has 31,000 names listed so far. Contact details can be found on their website, Worldwar1veterans.com.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Sports News

7:50am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Joan O'Sullivan

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast: Fri 1 August, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Fri 1 August, 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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