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    Morning Ireland Monday 25 August 2014

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    Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Christopher McKevitt and Fran McNulty
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    Second day of rail strike begins

    Martin Frawley, industrial relations journalist, reports on the issues behind the train dispute
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    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
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    NBRU defends its actions over pay cuts

    Dermot O'Leary, General Secretary of the National Bus & Rail Union, defends today's strike
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    Iarnród Éireann remains firm on cuts

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

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

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

    Mark O'Flynn reports on a collection of WWI memorabilia, donated by the public and on display at Glasnevin Museum
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    7.10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Caroline Murphy
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    8.10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Caroline Murphy
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    Weather Forecast

    Presented by Evelyn Cusack of Met Éireann

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    Will Irish children have shorter lifespans than their parents?

    In a three part series, Morning Ireland's Justin McCarthy looks at the causes, consequences and policies surrounding obesity

    Children as young as two attending obesity clinics

    Justin McCarthy continues his series on obesity with a look at the practical measures parents can take to deal with childhood obesity

    Is a sugar tax the answer to the obesity problem?

    In the third and final part of his series on obesity, Justin McCarthy reports on arguments for and against the imposition of an extra tax on sugary drinks

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