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Morning Ireland Thursday 13 August 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville.

Charges to follow water charge protest

Charges to follow water charge protest

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that the DPP has directed that more than 20 people be charged with a variety of offences in connection with a water protest in Tallaght last year

Jobstown decision 'attack on the right to protest'

Jobstown decision 'attack on the right to protest'

Paul Murphy, Socialist Party TD, says the DPP's decision is an attack on people's right to protest

Murder investigation after Belfast shooting

Murder investigation after Belfast shooting

Alan Murray, Belfast Security journalist, reports on last night's shooting in Belfast

Large drop in number of barring orders

Large drop in number of barring orders

Margaret Martin, Director of Women's Aid, discusses the trends in applications for barring orders

Registration closes to vote in British Labour party leadership contest

Registration closes to vote in British Labour party leadership contest

Michael Crick, Political Correspondent with Channel 4 News, discusses the battle for the next leader of the British Labour party

Lee versus Saunders fight moved to Manchester

Lee versus Saunders fight moved to Manchester

Alan English, Editor of the Limerick Leader, reports on the cancellation of Andy Lee's world title defence fight at Thomond Park

Growth of ISIS transforms global security terror

Growth of ISIS transforms global security terror

Paul Rogers, Global Security Consultant to Oxford Research Group (ORG) and Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, analyses the trends in ISIS recruitment

Death toll rises after blasts at Chinese port

Death toll rises after blasts at Chinese port

Benjamin Haas, China Correspondent for the Agence France Presse news agency, reports on the fatal blast in Tianjin

Kos struggles with number of refugees

Kos struggles with number of refugees

Joanna Kakissis, NPR Correspondent in Athens, reports on the migrant situation in Kos and the wider consequences for Greece

Paramedics praised for role in man's resuscitation

Paramedics praised for role in man's resuscitation

Elaine Keogh reports from Co Louth on the case of Jimmy Flood who survived heart failure after the intervention of paramedics

New accusations against comedian Bill Cosby

New accusations against comedian Bill Cosby

Steve Futterman, West Coast Correspondent with CBS News, on the latest sex abuse allegations levied against Bill Cosby

Call for asylum seeker access to third level

Call for asylum seeker access to third level

Anna Kern, student at Coláiste Nano Nagle and asylum seeker & Marion Cummins, Principal of Coláiste Nano Nagle, call for intervention to assist Anna's hopes to go to college in Ireland

07:10am It Says In The Papers

07:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

08:10am It Says In The Papers

08:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

07:50am Business News

07:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

07:10am Business News

07:10am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

07:40am Sports News

07:40am Sports News

Presented by Darragh Maloney

08:40am Sports News

08:40am Sports News

Presented by Darragh Maloney

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Harm Luijkx of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

First Hour Podcast: Thursday August 13, 2015

First Hour Podcast: Thursday August 13, 2015

Presented by Audrey Carville and Cathal Mac Coille

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday August 13, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday August 13, 2015

Presented by Audrey Carville and Cathal Mac Coille

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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; Michael Boyle, Consultant Neonatologist in the Rotunda Hospital, discusses new supports for parents of babies born prematurely

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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