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Morning Ireland Thursday 12 May 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

What will the new Programme for Government deliver?

What will the new Programme for Government deliver?

Stephen Kinsella, Senior Lecturer in Economics at University of Limerick, discusses the contents of the new Programme for Government

Sinn Féin: Programme for Government is short on specifics and costings

Sinn Féin: Programme for Government is short on specifics and costings

Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin finance spokesman, says the programme is 'aspirational' but there are some measures that his party would welcome

Donohue: We have clear plans with the objective of helping to make peoples' lives better

Donohue: We have clear plans with the objective of helping to make peoples' lives better

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, says a new budget office will be in place before the Autumn budget and all members of the Opposition will need to be better briefed than in the past

O'Higgins report finds flaws with criminal investigations

O'Higgins report finds flaws with criminal investigations

Dr Elaine Byrne, Consultant to the European Commission on Governance, discusses the findings of the O'Higgins report, which was published yesterday

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UK terror threat level increases because of NI dissidents

UK terror threat level increases because of NI dissidents

Brian Rowan, former security editor with the BBC, discusses the Northern Ireland terror threat level which has been raised in the UK from moderate to substantial

Clerys closure to be discussed at IBEC conference

Clerys closure to be discussed at IBEC conference

Maeve McElwee, head of Industrial Relations/Human Resources with Ibec, speaks ahead of Ibec's annual conference in Dublin later today

Mary Davis announced as Global CEO of Special Olympics

Mary Davis announced as Global CEO of Special Olympics

Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent, reports on the announcement of Irish woman Mary Davis as Global CEO of Special Olympics

Brexit: How do Irish citizens in the UK intend to vote?

Brexit: How do Irish citizens in the UK intend to vote?

Stephen Murphy speaks to some of the 380,000 Irish in Britain who are eligible to vote in the referendum

Can Nicky Byrne take Ireland to the Eurovision final?

Can Nicky Byrne take Ireland to the Eurovision final?

Padraig Muldoon, Irish Correspondent at wiwibloggs, reports from Stockholm in advance of Nicky Byrne's performance in the second Eurovision semi-final tonight

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

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 12 May, 2016

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 12 May, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 12 May, 2016

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 12 May, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

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Programme Highlights

Is an iron a good gift for Valentine's Day?

Stephen Murphy asks people in Dublin whether they think Valentine's Day is the most loving day of the year, or just a cynical 'Hallmark Holiday'?

First production of Playboy of the Western World ends in riot

Aisling Kenny reports on a new, online exhibition marking the 110th anniversary of the riot sparked JM Synge's use of the word 'shift'

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