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Morning Ireland Wednesday 13 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Fran McNulty

Iraqi Kurdistan: 'a tragedy of huge proportions'

Iraqi Kurdistan: 'a tragedy of huge proportions'

Martin Chulov, Guardian journalist, discusses the latest events in Iraq as the international community attempts to respond to the situation there

Iraqi politics: new leader offers chance of unity

Iraqi politics: new leader offers chance of unity

Jane Kinninmont, senior research fellow at Chatham House, says the ousting of Nouri al-Maliki will help but many more problems remain

Leaving Cert: guidance counsellors urge students to talk

Leaving Cert: guidance counsellors urge students to talk

Betty McLaughlin, President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors, says there are still options and contingency plans available for students who don't do as well as they'd hoped

Results show continuing upswing in honours maths

Results show continuing upswing in honours maths

Emma O Kelly, Education Correspondent, reports from St Nessan's Community College in Limerick on the trends in this year's Leaving Certificate results

Cork-based developer and US equity company in court over loans

Cork-based developer and US equity company in court over loans

David Murphy, Business Editor, discusses the case of Cork developer Michael O'Flynn who is taking legal action against US group Blackstone to prevent an examiner being appointed to some of his companies

Irish women face England in World Cup semi-final

Irish women face England in World Cup semi-final

Alison Donnelly, editor of women's rugby website Scrumqueens.com and former press officer with Irish Women's Rugby team, previews Ireland's World Cup semi-final match against England

Lauren Bacall dies, aged 89

Lauren Bacall dies, aged 89

Steve Futterman, Los Angeles-based journalist, reports on the death of one of the greats from Hollywood's Golden Age

Report shows man who killed mother should have been in prison

Report shows man who killed mother should have been in prison

Shane Phelan, Public Affairs Editor with the Irish Independent, discusses the report into the case of Celyn Eadon

Kilkenny protest continues over new road

Kilkenny protest continues over new road

Damien Tiernan, South East Correspondent, reports on the ongoing protest over the Central Access Scheme in Kilkenny

Murder suspected in case of body parts found in recycling plant

Murder suspected in case of body parts found in recycling plant

Cathal McMahon, Crime Reporter for the Irish Mirror, says Gardaí are consulting neurosurgeons in an attempt to identify the man whose body parts were found yesterday at a recycling plant in Dublin

Robin Williams' death was 'bolt of sadness'

Robin Williams' death was 'bolt of sadness'

Reverend Peadar Dalton, who is originally from Roscommon and officiated at the marriage of Robin Williams and his wife Susan, remembers his friend

Property tax: what happens if you sell your house for more than assessed value?

Property tax: what happens if you sell your house for more than assessed value?

Ann Looney, principal officer at the Local Property Tax branch, says the valuation of your house on 1 May 2013 stands for three years, provided there's evidence that the valuation is correct

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

7:10am Business news

7:10am 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

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Siobhan Ryan of Met Éireann

8am News bulletin

8am News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Wed 13 August, 2014

First Hour Podcast: Wed 13 August, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Wed 13 August, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Wed 13 August, 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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