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Morning Ireland Monday 11 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Christopher McKevitt

Irish Water defends operation costs

Irish Water defends operation costs

Elizabeth Arnett, spokesperson for Irish Water, discusses reports that the group's projected running costs could be more than twice the average costs in other countries

Minority group under siege in Iraq

Minority group under siege in Iraq

Ned Colts, with the United Nations in Iraq, says minority groups are living in terror of insurgents from the Islamic State

Yazidi refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar

Yazidi refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar

Sarah Williams, of the London Times newspaper, reports from Northern Iraq

Gaza conflict: ceasefire holds

Gaza conflict: ceasefire holds

Borzou Daragahi, Correspondent with the Financial Times in Cairo, discusses the latest truce between Israel and Palestinian faction Hamas in Gaza

Call for clarity on new ECB voting regime

Call for clarity on new ECB voting regime

Dublin MEP, Brian Hayes, says voting procedures shouldn't change at the European Central Bank and should remain as one vote per member state.

Sanctions could impact air travel

Sanctions could impact air travel

Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra, discusses the potential effect of Russian sanctions on Europe for the aviation leasing industry

Long waiting lists for children's eye specialists

Long waiting lists for children's eye specialists

Professor Michael O'Keefe, an ophthalmic surgeon, says thousands of children are waiting to be seen by eye specialists

Dog shelter probe launched

Dog shelter probe launched

Dr Andrew Kelly, of the ISPCA confirms it's investigating an alleged incident at a dog shelter.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins landmark election

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins landmark election

Laura Wells, an Istanbul-based journalist, reports on Turkey's first direct Presidential election

Rory McIlroy wins 4th major

Rory McIlroy wins 4th major

Golfer Des Smyth looks back at McIlroy's overnight success at Valhalla

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

7:15am Business news

7:15am Business news

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Business news

7:50am Business news

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports news

8:40am Sports news

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by David Walsh

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First hour podcast: Monday August 11th, 2014

First hour podcast: Monday August 11th, 2014

Second hour podcast: Monday August 11th, 2014

Second hour podcast: Monday August 11th, 2014

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A return to the magical world of Harry Potter

Jackie Fox reports on the latest JK Rowling offering and assesses whether or not it lives up to expectations

The dogs helping to find missing loved ones

Jackie Fox reports on the Galway Dog Search and Rescue Unit, which has been involved in the search for more than 20 missing people this year

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