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Morning Ireland Wednesday 29 April 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Govt aims for tax cuts and spending increases

Govt aims for tax cuts and spending increases

Tom Healy, Director of the Nevin Economic Research Institute, gives his reaction to the Spring Statement

First Spring Statement delivered by government yesterday

First Spring Statement delivered by government yesterday

Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, discusses the Spring Statement delivered by the government yesterday

Businesses urged to make payments today

Businesses urged to make payments today

David Murphy, Business Editor, discusses the implications of May Day on Irish wages

Hundreds of girls, women rescued from Boko Haram

Hundreds of girls, women rescued from Boko Haram

Chika Oduah, journalist in Abuja, reports on women and girls rescued during a military operation against Boko Haram militants

Two arrests after assault in Cork

Two arrests after assault in Cork

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, reports on the arrests of two men following a violent attack on a businessman in Gurranabraher, Co Cork

SIPTU: Unions available for talks but strike still on

SIPTU: Unions available for talks but strike still on

Owen Reidy, SIPTU Divisional Organiser, responds to the transport minister's reassurances to staff at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann that they will not have to transfer to a private operator

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O'Rorke 'over the moon' after not guilty ruling

O'Rorke 'over the moon' after not guilty ruling

Tom Curran, partner of Marie Fleming and European co-ordinator of Exit International, discusses the case of Gail O'Rorke who was acquitted of assisting in the suicide of her friend

Indonesian government carries out executions

Indonesian government carries out executions

Fr Charlie Burrows, Oblate missionary in Cilacap, and Michael Safi, Sydney reporter for the Guardian, discuss the execution of convicted drug traffickers in defiance of international appeals for clemency

Europe's highest court rules on gay men donating blood

Europe's highest court rules on gay men donating blood

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, reports on a European Court of Justice ruling that a ban on gay men donating blood may be justified

O'Donnells due to vacate Gorse Hill

O'Donnells due to vacate Gorse Hill

Joe MagRaollaigh reports from Gorse Hill where Brian and Mary Patricia O'Donnell are under a court order to vacate the premises by noon today

7.10am It Says In The Papers

7.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8.10am It Says In The Papers

8.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

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 David Rogers from Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

First Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

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Second Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Tues 28 April, 2015

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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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