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    Overcrowding at hospitals up 8% in July

    Liam Doran, INMO General Secretary, says there were high levels of overcrowding in several hospitals in July - normally a quiet month for hospitals
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    Panic in Northern Iraq as militants continue their offensive

    Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International's Senior Crisis Response Adviser in Iraq, says there is a growing humanitarian crisis in Iraq with thousands of civilians displaced
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    Islamic State militants make ground in Iraq

    Hayder al-Khoei, Associate Fellow with think-tank Chatham House, discusses the situation in Iraq
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    President Obama considers airstrikes in Iraq

    John Siniff, Cover Story Editor with USA Today, discusses the likelihood of US airstrikes and humanitarian food drops in Iraq
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    Russia imposes 'full embargo' on EU and US food imports

    George Lee, Agriculture and Environment Correspondent, discusses the potential impact of Russia's embargo on food imports from the EU and the US
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    Bord Bia establishes a support unit for companies hit by Russian sanctions

    Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive of Bord Bia, discusses it response to the Russian sanctions
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    Ceasefire ends in Israel-Hamas conflict

    Jason Burke, South Asia correspondent of The Guardian, reports from Gaza as the ceasefire ends in the region
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    Conflict resumes as ceasefire ends in Gaza

    Fawaz Gerges, Professor of Middle East relations at the London School of Economics, on the way forward for Gaza
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    Ebola outbreaks worsens in Africa

    Brother Michael Koroma, general manager of the St John of God Catholic Hospital in Sierra Leone describes the widespread fear the virus has brought to the country
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    Oscar Pistorius murder trial hears closing arguments

    Michael Motsoeneng-Bill, South African legal expert, on the closing days of the Pistorius trial
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    Sunday skies to be lit up by a 'super celestial showcase'

    Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent, looks forward to a 'super celestial showcase' expected this Sunday
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    Wexford Festival Opera evokes memories of WWI

    Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondnet, reports on Silent Night, an opera based on an incident during World War I when soldiers laid down their arms for a brief truce at Christmas

    Chris O'Dowd receives Freedom of Roscommon

    Sean O'Dowd, proud father of actor Chris O'Dowd, discusses the Freedom of Roscommon honour which is being bestowed on his son

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