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Morning Ireland Thursday 5 October 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies, aged 97

Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies, aged 97

David McCullagh, historian and Prime Time presenter, has been looking back at his life and career

"Liam Cosgrave was a man of ambition" - Cosgrave historian

"Liam Cosgrave was a man of ambition" - Cosgrave historian

Dr Ciara Meehan, author of "The Cosgrave Party", looks back at the impact of the late Liam Cosgrave

"Everything from politics to horses to sport" - Former Taoisigh reflect on Liam Cosgrave's life

"Everything from politics to horses to sport" - Former Taoisigh reflect on Liam Cosgrave's life

Former Taoisigh John Bruton and Bertie Ahern look back on their relationships with Liam Cosgrave

The legacy of Liam Cosgrave

The legacy of Liam Cosgrave

David McCullagh reflects on the life and times of Liam Cosgrave

Liam Cosgrave was "a great man for the institutions of the State" - Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan TD

Liam Cosgrave was "a great man for the institutions of the State" - Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan TD

Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality, remembers the work Liam Cosgrave achieved as a political contemporary of his father

Liam Cosgrave remembered by former colleagues

Liam Cosgrave remembered by former colleagues

Barry Desmond, former Labour party Minister and MEP, and former Fine Gael Minister of State Lucinda Creighton knew Liam Cosgrave personally as well as professionally

"Striking increase" in the number of calls to the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

"Striking increase" in the number of calls to the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Noeline Blackwell, CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, says serious discussion on consent needs to take place

ESRI warns increasing capital spending in Budget 2018 could overheat the economy

ESRI warns increasing capital spending in Budget 2018 could overheat the economy

Kieran McQuinn, Research Professor with the Economic and Social Research Institute, discusses their latest economic commentary

Las Vegas shooter may have planned earlier attack

Las Vegas shooter may have planned earlier attack

Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent, brings us the latest on the police investigation, and President Trump's visit to Las Vegas

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

7:30am: Business News

7:30am: Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7.50am Business News

7.50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8.30am Business News

8.30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8.40am Sports News

8.40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

7:40am: Sport News

7:40am: Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 5 October, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 5 October, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 5 October, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 5 October, 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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