Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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Morning Ireland Monday 25 August 2014

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Christopher McKevitt and Fran McNulty

Second day of rail strike begins

Second day of rail strike begins

Martin Frawley, industrial relations journalist, reports on the issues behind the train dispute

Thousands affected by rail strike

Thousands affected by rail strike

Jackie Fox and Jennie O'Sullivan speak to commuters about the train strike, as well as workers protesting on the picket line

NBRU defends its actions over pay cuts

NBRU defends its actions over pay cuts

Dermot O'Leary, General Secretary of the National Bus & Rail Union, defends today's strike

Iarnród Éireann remains firm on cuts

Iarnród Éireann remains firm on cuts

Barry Kenny, from Iarnród Éireann, outlines the company's position on the strike action

British security forces close to identifying 'Jihadi John'

British security forces close to identifying 'Jihadi John'

Andrew Gilligan, London Editor of the Sunday Telegraph, discusses progress in the investigation to identify the jihadi captor who beheaded American journalist James Foley

Islamist fighters take over airport in Libya

Islamist fighters take over airport in Libya

Lindsey Hilsum, International Editor with Channel 4 news and author of 'Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution', says Libya is now a failed state

For some, the war is not yet over

For some, the war is not yet over

Tommie Gorman, RTÉ Northern Editor, tells the story of Sammy Brush who has yet to feel the benefits of the peace process

Richard Attenborough dies

Richard Attenborough dies

Michael Doherty, from the RTÉ Guide, discusses the lfie and death of actor and film director, Richard Attenborough

Ireland's first Educate Together secondary schools open

Ireland's first Educate Together secondary schools open

Louise Byrne reports from Drogheda, where one of Ireland's first Educate Together secondary schools opens its doors

New device to treat coronary disease

New device to treat coronary disease

Prof Noel Caplice, Director of the Centre for Research in Vascular Biology at UCC, discusses a new device, developed by his team, to reduce the effects of coronary disease

Funeral of Albert Reynolds

Funeral of Albert Reynolds

Cian McCormack reports from Donnybrook ahead of today's State funeral for the late Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds

WWI memorabilia exhibition

WWI memorabilia exhibition

Mark O'Flynn reports on a collection of WWI memorabilia, donated by the public and on display at Glasnevin Museum

7.10am It Says In The Papers

7.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

8.10am It Says In The Papers

8.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

7.15am Business news

7.15am Business news

Presented by Emma McNamara

7.50am Business News

7.50am Business News

Presented by Emma McNamara

7.40am Sports News

7.40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8.40am Sports News

8.40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Evelyn Cusack of Met Éireann

First hour podcast: Monday 25 Aug, 2014

First hour podcast: Monday 25 Aug, 2014

Second hour podcast: Monday 25 Aug, 2014

Second hour podcast: Monday 25 Aug, 2014

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