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Morning Ireland Friday 2 September 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

Cabinet to formalise position on Apple tax appeal

Cabinet to formalise position on Apple tax appeal

Mícheál Lehane, of RTÉ's political staff, discusses today's Cabinet meeting aimed at reaching agreement over the Apple tax controversy

Ireland should seek clarification from ECJ - Harkin

Ireland should seek clarification from ECJ - Harkin

Marian Harkin, Independent MEP, discusses other options open to the Irish Government to challenge the European Commission ruling on Apple

Apple, Ireland and the Spanish connection

Apple, Ireland and the Spanish connection

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, explores the case Ireland may put forward if the Government decides to appeal the EC Apple ruling

Can Team Ireland learn lessons from Team GB

Can Team Ireland learn lessons from Team GB

Louise Byrne reports on whether there are lessons for Irish sport in the performance of Team GB at this year's Olympics

Reports that Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 globally

Reports that Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 globally

Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent, outlines what's behind the recall

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Four children diagnosed with cancer every week in Ireland

Four children diagnosed with cancer every week in Ireland

Elaine Keogh talks to young people who have survived cancer and gets their views on long-term care post-cancer; Professor Owen Smith, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, says cancer should be accepted as a chronic disease and appropriate healthcare provision should be provided, especially for children and young adults

Thousands still fleeing to Europe

Thousands still fleeing to Europe

Nicholas Papachrysostomou, Field Co-Ordinator with MSF, discusses the on-going migrant crisis in the Mediterranean

Process for 3D bone printing discovered at Trinity

Process for 3D bone printing discovered at Trinity

Prof Daniel Kelly, Investigator at AMBER and Director of the Trinity College Centre for Bioengineering, describes how they have created a process to support 3D printing of new bone material

Kilkenny and Tipperary fans get ready for Sunday's final

Kilkenny and Tipperary fans get ready for Sunday's final

Cian McCormack travels to Tipperary Town and Kilkenny City to gauge the confidence ahead of the Tipperary/Kilkenny All-Ireland Final

Mother Teresa to be made saint on Sunday

Mother Teresa to be made saint on Sunday

Gerard O'Connell reports from Rome on the forthcoming canonisation of Mother Teresa by Pope Francis

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 Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sport News

7:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

8:40am Sport News

8:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Joan Blackburn

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

First Hour Podcast, Friday, 2 September, 2016

First Hour Podcast, Friday, 2 September, 2016

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

Second Hour Podcast, Friday, 2 September, 2016

Second Hour Podcast, Friday, 2 September, 2016

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

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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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