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Morning Ireland Friday 8 September 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

'We are refugees in our own country'

'We are refugees in our own country'

Marie O'Connor, from Co Cork, tells Gill Stedman about her experiences living in emergency accommodation for five months with her husband and two children

'Child homelessness is fast becoming the new norm' - Children's Rights Alliance

'Child homelessness is fast becoming the new norm' - Children's Rights Alliance

Tanya Ward, Chief Executive of the Children's Rights Alliance, gives her view on the latest figures, which reveal the number of children without a home stands at over 2,970

Housing supply is beginning to increase - Bailey

Housing supply is beginning to increase - Bailey

Maria Bailey TD, chairperson of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, discusses the homeless crisis.

'Drug addiction exacerbated by homelessness'

'Drug addiction exacerbated by homelessness'

Tony Geoghegan, Chief Executive of Merchants Quay Ireland, discusses its annual review for 2016

Haiti could be devastated by Hurricane Irma

Haiti could be devastated by Hurricane Irma

Tania Escamilla, Regional Communications Coordinator with Oxfam in Haiti, discusses the potential damage that Hurricane Irma could inflict on a country still recovering from previous disasters

Irish baby welcomed before Hurricane Irma hit

Irish baby welcomed before Hurricane Irma hit

Cian McCormack speaks to an Irish family who welcomed a baby girl just hours before Hurricane Irma made landfall on Turks and Caicos

French President vows to lead rebuilding of the EU

French President vows to lead rebuilding of the EU

Helena Smith, the Guardian's Greece Correspondent, reports on a call from French President Emmanuel Macron in Athens to rebuild the European Union

How best can doctors deal with medical mistakes?

How best can doctors deal with medical mistakes?

Rodger Murray, Chair of Callan Tansey Solicitors, discusses the issue of medical negligence, as a conference on the issue takes place in Sligo

Deadly earthquake hits off the coast of southern Mexico

Deadly earthquake hits off the coast of southern Mexico

James Blears, news correspondent with Global Radio News, gives update on on an earthquake described by Mexico's president as the country's strongest in a century

Iarnród Éireann presents proposals to unions at WRC

Iarnród Éireann presents proposals to unions at WRC

Dermot O'Leary, General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union, is critical of plans by Iarnród Éireann to move staff from stations where they might have sold tickets on to their trains instead.

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

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Met Éireann's Liz Walsh

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Christopher McKevitt

First Hour Podcast: 8 September, 2017

First Hour Podcast: 8 September, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunninngham

Second Hour Podcast: 8 September, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: 8 September, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

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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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