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Morning Ireland Friday 8 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Bryan Dobson and Christopher McKevitt.

Overcrowding at hospitals up 8% in July

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

Panic in Northern Iraq as militants continue their offensive

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

Islamic State militants make ground in Iraq

Islamic State militants make ground in Iraq

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

President Obama considers airstrikes in Iraq

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

Russia imposes 'full embargo' on EU and US food imports

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

Bord Bia establishes a support unit for companies hit by Russian sanctions

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

Ceasefire ends in Israel-Hamas conflict

Ceasefire ends in Israel-Hamas conflict

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

Conflict resumes as ceasefire ends in Gaza

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

Ebola outbreaks worsens in Africa

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

Oscar Pistorius murder trial hears closing arguments

Oscar Pistorius murder trial hears closing arguments

Michael Motsoeneng-Bill, South African legal expert, on the closing days of the Pistorius trial

Sunday skies to be lit up by a 'super celestial showcase'

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

7:10am Business News

7:10am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

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 Clodagh Walsh

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Deirdre Lowe of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast: Friday August 8, 2014

First Hour Podcast: Friday August 8, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Friday August 8, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Friday August 8, 2014

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