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Morning Ireland Tuesday 5 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic presented by Rachael English and Christopher McKevitt.

Gaza ceasefire begins after Cairo talks

Gaza ceasefire begins after Cairo talks

Borzou Daragahi, Correspondent with the Financial Times in Cairo, discusses diplomatic efforts to stop the violence in Gaza

Israel withdraws troops from Gaza

Israel withdraws troops from Gaza

Rosemary Hollis, Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at City University London, discusses the current conflict and what it means for people in the Gaza

Universal health insurance plans to be delayed

Universal health insurance plans to be delayed

Fionnan Sheahan, Group Political Editor with the Independent Group, discusses Minister Varadkar's priorities for the health service

Sinn Féin reacts to health plans

Sinn Féin reacts to health plans

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Sinn Fein Health spokesperson, reacts to Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar's initial health service priorities

Confusion over surrogate baby in Thailand

Confusion over surrogate baby in Thailand

Phil Mercer, BBC Journalist, gives an update on the disputed story of a surrogate child in Thailand

Centenary of the outbreak of WWI commemorated

Centenary of the outbreak of WWI commemorated

Dr Heather Jones, historian at the London School of Economics, discusses a ceremony in Westminster Abbey last night which marked the centenary of the outbreak of the WWI

Recent good weather improves farmers' outlook

Recent good weather improves farmers' outlook

Jackie Fox reports on how the recent good weather has improved farmers' preparations for the winter months

Farm safety under scrutiny after two children die

Farm safety under scrutiny after two children die

Martin O'Halloran, chief executive of the Health and Safety Authority, says farm safety messages are not translating into farm safety measures

Donegal County Council adopts wind farm restrictions

Donegal County Council adopts wind farm restrictions

John Campbell, Independent Councillor for Donegal, discusses the decision of Donegal County Council to adopt new restrictions to wind farms

Fleadh Cheoil set for Sligo

Fleadh Cheoil set for Sligo

Paul Keyes, Sligo Chamber chief executive, discusses efforts to prevent tourists being ripped off at this weekend's Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann

Scottish Independence referendum debate tonight

Scottish Independence referendum debate tonight

Author David Torrance previews tonight's first debate in the referendum campaign on full independence for Scotland

ISPCA warns against horse over-population

ISPCA warns against horse over-population

Dr Andrew Kelly, Chief Executive ISPCA, urges horse owners to castrate their stallions to prevent unwanted foals

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by John Eagleton of Met Éireann

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

7:10am Business News

7:10am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Business News

7:40am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday August 5, 2014

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday August 5, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday August 5, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday August 5, 2014

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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

Bringing the bodies of your loved ones home

Elaine Keogh reports on the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust charity, which helps bereaved families whose loved ones have died abroad

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