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Morning Ireland Thursday 28 September 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin

Rail strike looming as pay talks break down

Rail strike looming as pay talks break down

Anne-Marie Walsh, Industry Correspondent with the Irish Independent, reports on the latest in the dispute at Irish Rail

Why have the rail talks collapsed?

Why have the rail talks collapsed?

Barry Kenny, spokesperson for Irish Rail, and Dermot O'Leary, of the National Bus and Rail Union, debate the issues which led to a breakdown of talks at the Workplace Relations Commission last night

Ombudsman for Children says urgent improvement needed in mental health services

Ombudsman for Children says urgent improvement needed in mental health services

Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, discusses some of the key concerns in terms of children's rights, as we mark 25 years since the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was ratified by Ireland

Falsification of breath tests on agenda at Policing Authoity meeting today

Falsification of breath tests on agenda at Policing Authoity meeting today

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, looks ahead to today's Policing Authority meeting which will discuss the falsification of breath tests, among other issues

Planning laws need to change following EU ruling

Planning laws need to change following EU ruling

Aisling Kenny reports on an EU ruling which means Ireland's 'locals-only' planning rule must be amended

Charities regulator publishes new fundraising guidelines

Charities regulator publishes new fundraising guidelines

John Farrelly, Chief Executive of the Charities Regulator, says new accounting and reporting regulations will make fundraising transparent

400,000 customers affected by new Ryanair cancellations

400,000 customers affected by new Ryanair cancellations

David Learmount, aviation expert and consulting editor at Flight Global, discusses the latest troubles at Ryanair

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies

Steve Futterman, CBS West Coast Correspondent, looks back at the life and times of Playboy founder, Hugh Hefner, who has died at the age of 91

Should the tackle be banned in schools rugby?

Should the tackle be banned in schools rugby?

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

Journalist and Co-Author of "Lost Lives" Seamus Kelters dies aged 57

Journalist and Co-Author of "Lost Lives" Seamus Kelters dies aged 57

Brian Feeney, co-author of 'Lost Lives', pays tribute to journalist and fellow 'Lost Lives' co-author, Seamus Kelters

Ulysses adaptation takes to the stage at the Abbey Theatre

Ulysses adaptation takes to the stage at the Abbey Theatre

Dermot Bolger, Irish poet and playwright, previews his adaptation of Ulysses, which takes to the stage during the 60th anniversary of the Dublin Theatre Festival

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sport News

7:40am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sport News

8:40am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by John Eagleton

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 28 September, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin

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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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