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Morning Ireland Thursday 4 December 2014

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Morning Ireland

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Govt down, independents and smaller parties up, in new poll

Govt down, independents and smaller parties up, in new poll

Stephen Collins, political editor of the Irish Times, reports on the latest poll showing a considerable drop in support for the coalition parties

McDonald's naming of alleged Ansbacher account holders a 'stunt'

McDonald's naming of alleged Ansbacher account holders a 'stunt'

Joe Costello, Labour TD and member of the Public Accounts Committee, discusses Mary Lou McDonald's use of Dáil privilege to name alleged Ansbacher account holders

Decision to name names was 'judgement call'

Decision to name names was 'judgement call'

John McGuinness, Fianna Fáil TD and chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, says Mary Lou McDonald's decision to name names was a 'judgement call' he wouldn't have made

Westminster could give North control over corporation tax

Westminster could give North control over corporation tax

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, discusses the possibility of corporation tax rates in Northern Ireland being set by the power-sharing executive if politicians can reach agreement in an ongoing all-party talks initiative

Laya cuts policy premiums by double digits

Laya cuts policy premiums by double digits

Dermot Goode, analyst with TotalHealthCover.ie, discusses an announcement by Laya Healthcare of what it says are three new, affordable policies

Have Iran and the US become allies over ISIS?

Have Iran and the US become allies over ISIS?

Hazhir Teimourian, Middle East commentator, says reports that Iran carried out airstrikes on the so-called Islamic State in Iraq show 'tacit tolerance' between Teheran and Washington

In freezing temperatures, care for homeless goes on

In freezing temperatures, care for homeless goes on

Jackie Fox went out on a soup run last night and spoke to people sleeping rough in Dublin

Sally Rowlette failed by medical experts

Sally Rowlette failed by medical experts

Peter Boylan, consultant obstetrician at the National Maternity Hospital, says the mother of four would have had a better chance of surviving had her case been treated with more urgency

Sexual advances made by paedophiles on cyber girl

Sexual advances made by paedophiles on cyber girl

Aoife Hegarty, RTÉ Investigations Unit reporter, discusses a programme which airs on RTÉ 1 tonight revealing some of the dangers young people face online arising from the use of social media

Grand jury decides not to prosecute policeman in latest death of unarmed black man

Grand jury decides not to prosecute policeman in latest death of unarmed black man

US Justice Department to investigate the death of Eric Garner who was put into a stranglehold by a white police officer - a practice banned by the New York Police Department

U2 announces arena tour in 19 cities

U2 announces arena tour in 19 cities

Dave Fanning, 2FM music presenter, discusses shows being planned for Dublin and 18 other cities to benefit the Music Generation project

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

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8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

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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 Des Cahill

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8:40am Sports news

8:40am Sports news

Presented by Des Cahill

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Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Pat Clarke of Met Éireann

8am News bulletin

8am News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 4 December, 2014

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 4 December, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 4 December, 2014

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 4 December, 2014

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World Prematurity Day highlights challenges of pre-term birth

Louise Byrne reports on pre-term twins Zoe and Jessica Nugent who were given just a 30% chance of survival

Luas extension may be bad news for cyclists

Aisling Kenny reports on a study which identified seven city centre routes as "unsuitable" for cyclists

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