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Morning Ireland Monday 18 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Christopher McKevitt

Tens of thousands of third-level offers sent out to students

Tens of thousands of third-level offers sent out to students

Emma O Kelly, Education Correspondent, outlines what courses are up and down as students are offered college places by the CAO today

What to do if you did or didn't get an offer of a college place

What to do if you did or didn't get an offer of a college place

Joe O'Grady, General Manager of the Central Applications Office, discusses how applicants can accept their CAO offers and what they should do if they didn't get what they wanted

Will students be able to find a place to live?

Will students be able to find a place to live?

Louise Byrne looks at 'Generation Accommodation,' a UCD initiative to pair students with older people; John O'Connor, Chief Executive of the Housing Agency, discusses the demand for third-level residences

Baby born to young woman after abortion refused

Baby born to young woman after abortion refused

Dyane Connor, RTÉ reporter, discusses the case of a woman whose baby was born by caesarian section after a panel of experts turned down her request for an abortion

New abortion legislation comes under scrutiny

New abortion legislation comes under scrutiny

Prof Gavin Barrett,, Associate Professor at UCD Sutherland School of Law, and RTÉ's Brian Dowling discuss the legal and political implications this latest case may have for the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill

Missouri governor deploys National Guard to Ferguson

Missouri governor deploys National Guard to Ferguson

Matt Sczesny, News 4 reporter in Ferguson, discusses the latest unrest following the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown

Kurdish fighters attempt to retake Mosul dam

Kurdish fighters attempt to retake Mosul dam

Sofia Barbarani, freelance journalist in Irbil, discusses the latest situation in Northern Iraq

No resolution in sight for Ukraine

No resolution in sight for Ukraine

Dr Andrew Cottey, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government at UCC and expert in European security, discusses the continuing talks between the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers in Berlin

Long delays expected over road works on N4

Long delays expected over road works on N4

Ronan Casey, journalist with the Westmeath Topic, reports on the proposed closure of the eastbound lanes of the N4 to repair a bump in the road

GAA club addresses issues of mental health and suicide

GAA club addresses issues of mental health and suicide

Elaine Keogh reports from Co Cavan where GAA club Kingscourt Stars has become the first club in the country to draw up a mental health policy in conjunction with the GAA nationally

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

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 Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports news

8:40am Sports news

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann

8am News bulletin

8am News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Mon 18 August, 2014

First Hour Podcast: Mon 18 August, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Mon 18 August, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Mon 18 August, 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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