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Morning Ireland Wednesday 23 November 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Keelin Shanley

Outcome of Central Bank review of mortgage rules to be announced

Outcome of Central Bank review of mortgage rules to be announced

David Murphy, Business Editor, looks ahead to what the Central Bank might decide after its examination of the effect of its mortgage lending rules

Varadkar: JobBridge replacement scheme to be in place in late 2017

Varadkar: JobBridge replacement scheme to be in place in late 2017

Leo Varadkar, Minister for Social Protection, outlines the latest unemployment figures which he says are half what they were in 2012

Moves to ban controversial microbeads

Moves to ban controversial microbeads

Senator Grace O'Sullivan, Green Party, discusses her bill calling for a ban on the manufacturing and sale of microbeads

SEAI: 27% of electricity used in Ireland comes from renewables

SEAI: 27% of electricity used in Ireland comes from renewables

Jim Gannon, CEO of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, discusses its annual report which is published this morning

UK's Autumn Statement set to boost housebuilding

UK's Autumn Statement set to boost housebuilding

George Parker, Political Editor with the Financial Times, discusses Britain's first Autumn Statement following the Brexit vote

Trump disowns far right support base

Trump disowns far right support base

Brian Normoyle, US political and social commentator, on Donald Trump's repudiation of his "alt-right" supporters

DCC proposes 30km/h speed limits

DCC proposes 30km/h speed limits

John Kilraine, Dublin Correspondent, discusses Dublin City Council proposals to reduce the speed limits of some roads to 30 kilometres per hour for safety reasons

Farmer disposes of large cyanide stash

Farmer disposes of large cyanide stash

Shane Colgan, Resource Efficiency Manager at the Environmental Protection Agency, relates how a farmer in Roscommon safely disposed of enough cyanide "to wipe out most of the county"

Barry and O'Farrell shorlisted for Costa Novel Award

Barry and O'Farrell shorlisted for Costa Novel Award

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, looks at the shortlist for this year's award, which includes Irish writers Sebastian Barry and Maggie O'Farrell

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7.40am Sports News

7.40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40 Sports News

8:40 Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Deirdre Lowe of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 23 November, 2016

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 23 November, 2016

Presented by Keelin Shanley and Cathal Mac Coille

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 23 November, 2016

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 23 November, 2016

Presented by Keelin Shanley and Cathal Mac Coille

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Native Irish bee not extinct after all

Cathy Halloran, Mid West Correspondent, reports on a study which found that a significant population of the pure native Irish honey bee continues to thrive in this country

Should tackling be banned in schools rugby?

Louise Byrne reports on a row over calls for the banning of tackling and scrums in underage rugby games

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