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Morning Ireland Wednesday 16 March 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Fran McNulty

Social Democrats will not participate in a minority government

Social Democrats will not participate in a minority government

Stephen Donnelly, co-leader of the Social Democrats, explains why his party is ruling out supporting a minority government led by either Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil

Efforts continue to form new government

Efforts continue to form new government

Pat Leahy, Irish Times Deputy Political Editor, reports on the process of forming a new government

ERSI suggest mortgage rules should be modified

ERSI suggest mortgage rules should be modified

Kieran McQuinn from the ESRI discusses the Institute's latest quarterly report which forecasts continued economic growth in 2016 and 2017

Trump knocks Rubio out of Republican race

Trump knocks Rubio out of Republican race

Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent, reports on the latest series of primaries in five US states

Could Trump be President?

Could Trump be President?

Bob Schmuhl, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and author of "Ireland's Exiled Children: America and the Easter Rising", analyses the results of the latest primaries in the US presidential race

Luas pay dispute talks continue ahead of  planned strike tomorrow

Luas pay dispute talks continue ahead of planned strike tomorrow

Joe Mag Raollaigh and Ingrid Miley report from the WRC where talks have been ongoing throughout the night

One dead in Brussels anti-terror operation

One dead in Brussels anti-terror operation

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, gives an update on a manhunt in Brussels after a shootout linked to Paris terror attacks

Europewide testing of public wastewater gets underway

Europewide testing of public wastewater gets underway

Kevin Thomas, of the SCORE group, discusses the use of wastewater analysis to detect illicit drug use across Europe

Syrian refugees journey to cross the Aegean Sea

Syrian refugees journey to cross the Aegean Sea

Eimear Lowe reports from Izmir on the influx of Syrian Refugees into Turkey

Mother Nature causing damage to Skellig Michael

Mother Nature causing damage to Skellig Michael

Frank Shalvey, Director of the OPW heritage services, discusses the winter storm damage to Skellig Michael

Thunderbirds co-creator Sylvia Anderson dies aged 88

Thunderbirds co-creator Sylvia Anderson dies aged 88

Tribute to the late Sylvia Anderson, voice of well known Lady Penelope

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 Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 16 March, 2016

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 16 March, 2016

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Fran McNulty

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 16 March, 2016

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 16 March, 2016

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Fran McNulty

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The cranes are back in Irish skies

Click here to listen back to Jackie Fox's series on the construction industry, 10 years after the crash

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Will emigrant tradespeople return to Ireland?

Jackie Fox spoke to some of the 121,000 tradespeople who lost their jobs when the construction industry collapsed almost 10 years ago

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