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Morning Ireland Thursday 14 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Two recovered alive in west Cork search

Two recovered alive in west Cork search

Damien Tiernan reports that two people have been found alive and one is still missing following a boating accident off west Cork.

Rescue continues for missing man

Rescue continues for missing man

Kieran Cotter of the Baltimore lifeboat discusses the rescue operation off the west Cork coast this morning

Man's body recovered off west Cork coast

Man's body recovered off west Cork coast

Damien Tiernan says the body of a man has been found and is now being brought to shore in west Cork

Thousands remain trapped on Mount Sinjar

Thousands remain trapped on Mount Sinjar

Hawar Ali, of the Bas News Agency in Irbil, Northern Iraq discusses the latest situation there

Can the EU help improve Iraqi situation?

Can the EU help improve Iraqi situation?

Hazhir Teimourian, Middle East expert, discusses the likely EU intervention to help Kurds fleeing IS and Shashank Joshi, research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, examines the scope of any such involvement

Approach to possible strikes criticised

Approach to possible strikes criticised

Timmy Dooley, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport questions Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe's approach to the threatened Irish Rail strike

Tourism here showing positive signs

Tourism here showing positive signs

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, discusses the latest tourism figures

Pilot's artificial arm detaches while landing

Pilot's artificial arm detaches while landing

Our Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman, reports that a pilot lost control of a passenger plane after his artificial arm became detached as he was coming in to land.

Consumer confidence on the up

Consumer confidence on the up

Austin Hughes, Chief Economist KBC Bank, says consumer confidence has bounced back to a seven-year high.

Salt: how much is OK?

Salt: how much is OK?

Martin O'Donnell, Professor of Translation Medicine at NUIG and co-author of a new study on salt consumption, discusses the study that suggests too much and too little salt is harmful

Pope expected to accept Cardinal resignation

Pope expected to accept Cardinal resignation

Michael Kelly of the Irish Catholic says that the Pope is ready to accept Cardinal Brady's resignation

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

7:15am Business news

7:15am Business news

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business news

7:50am Business news

Presented by Brian Finn

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 Pat Clarke

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 14 August, 2014

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 14 August, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 14 August, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 14 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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