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Morning Ireland Tuesday 12 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Shock death of actor Robin Williams

Shock death of actor Robin Williams

Steve Futterman, CBS News West Coast Correspondent, reports on the sad death of US actor Robin Williams

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Tributes paid to comic genius

Tributes paid to comic genius

Sinead Crowley, our Arts and Media correspondent, discusses the legacy of comedian and Hollywood actor Robin Williams

Thousands of Yazidis at risk

Thousands of Yazidis at risk

Jonathan Rugman, Channel 4's Foreign Affairs Correspondent, says thousands of Yazidi Kurds will die on Mount Sinjar unless more rescue helicopters are dispatched

Iraqi Chaldean Church struggles to cope

Iraqi Chaldean Church struggles to cope

Bishop Saad Sirop in northern Iraq, says the Chaldean Catholic Church is struggling to shelter the thousands of Christians fleeing the advance of Islamic State insurgents.

Extended interview with Bishop Saad Sirop

Extended interview with Bishop Saad Sirop

Who are IS?

Who are IS?

Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent for the Independent newspaper, gives an analysis of the rise of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria

ESRI calls for more project work

ESRI calls for more project work

Dr Emer Smyth, of the ESRI, discusses a new report into the experiences of young people moving into further education and the labour market

Halawa trial due to get underway

Halawa trial due to get underway

Somaia Halawa discusses the trial of her brother Ibrahim who was arrested last year during protests in Egypt

Russia suggests sending help to Ukraine

Russia suggests sending help to Ukraine

Seamus Martin, journalist in Moscow, discusses the Russian proposal to send a humanitarian convey into Ukraine

European concern at plain pack proposal

European concern at plain pack proposal

Juno McEnroe, of the Irish Examiner, discusses pressure on Ireland over plans to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes

UN to investigate possible war crimes

UN to investigate possible war crimes

Professor Ray Murphy of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, discusses a new UN inquiry to probe possible war crimes in Gaza

Former home of NI golfer up for rent

Former home of NI golfer up for rent

Tommie Gorman, our Northern Editor, reports that fans can pay to stay in the former home of golfer Rory McIlroy in County Down

New distillery for Dublin's Liberties

New distillery for Dublin's Liberties

Jack Teeling, of Teeling Whiskey Company, discusses plans to open a new distillery in the capital

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 Pauric Lodge

8:40am Sports news

8:40am Sports news

Presented by Pauric Lodge

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Harm Luijkx

First hour podcast: 12th August 2014

First hour podcast: 12th August 2014

Second hour podcast: 12th August 2014

Second hour podcast: 12th 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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