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Morning Ireland Tuesday 28 April 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Fran McNulty.

Spring Economic Statement day

Spring Economic Statement day

Michael Lehane, RTÉ political staff, discusses what can be expected from the Spring Economic Statement

Noonan and Howlin to deliver Spring Statements

Noonan and Howlin to deliver Spring Statements

Pearse Doherty Sinn Fein Finance Spokesman, discusses the Government's Spring Statement

Teams assess damage in Kathmandu

Teams assess damage in Kathmandu

Darren Hannify, emergency co-ordinator with GOAL in Kathmandu, reports on the humanitarian situation on the ground and the critical need for clean water

Aftermath of earthquake in Napal

Aftermath of earthquake in Napal

Nicholas Garnett, BBC 5 Live reporter, describes the scenes in Kathmandu as the humanitarian crisis unfolds following Saturday's earthquake

Gardaí under severe pressure due to cutbacks

Gardaí under severe pressure due to cutbacks

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the concerns raised by gardaí at the GRA conference

Karen Buckley to be laid to rest today

Karen Buckley to be laid to rest today

Jennie O'Sullivan reports on the funeral of Karen Buckley which takes place today in County Cork

Irish Workers' Memorial Day

Irish Workers' Memorial Day

Ged Nash, Minister of State at the Department of Job, discusses the marking of Workers' Memorial Day and the Spring Economic Statement

State of emergency declared in Baltimore

State of emergency declared in Baltimore

Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent, tells us about violent protests in Baltimore over the death of a black man who was fatally injured while in police custody

One week left for people to register ahead of referendums

One week left for people to register ahead of referendums

Oliver Douglas, Senior Staff Officer at Dublin City Council, explains the process of registering to vote ahead of the May 5th deadline

Teenager avoids custody due to juvenile detention overcrowding

Teenager avoids custody due to juvenile detention overcrowding

Deirdre Malone, Director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust, discusses a shortage of places in detention centres for young offenders

President Higgins meets immigrant groups in Beruit

President Higgins meets immigrant groups in Beruit

David Davin-Power, Political Correspondent, reports from Beruit where President Michael D Higgins has been meeting immigrant groups

'Fireball' seen from Donegal to Cork

'Fireball' seen from Donegal to Cork

David Moore, Chairman of Astronomy Ireland, appeals for information about a meteorite which flashed across Irish skies on Sunday night

7.10am It Says In The Papers

7.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

8.10am It Says In The Papers

8.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

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 Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

First Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

7-8am

Second Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

8-9am

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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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