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Morning Ireland Friday 6 October 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Colm Ó Mongáin

New poll shows views changing on Eighth Amendment

New poll shows views changing on Eighth Amendment

Pat Leahy, Political Editor with The Irish Times, discusses the paper's new opinion poll on changing the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution

Former Tory party chairman turns up pressure on May's leadership

Former Tory party chairman turns up pressure on May's leadership

George Parker, Political Editor at the Financial Times, outlines the internal divisions of the British Conservative Party

Sturgeon calls for more 'pragmatic, sensible'  Brexit approach

Sturgeon calls for more 'pragmatic, sensible' Brexit approach

Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister, says Theresa May is now 'without authority' and leading a deeply divided government which is 'a big problem for the country as a whole'

Spain's highest court suspends Monday's meeting of Catalonia's regional parliament

Spain's highest court suspends Monday's meeting of Catalonia's regional parliament

Amadeu Altafaj, the Catalan government's representative to the European Union, on the crisis over Catalonia's push for independence

Gardaí give new statements to Disclosures Tribunal

Gardaí give new statements to Disclosures Tribunal

Sandra Hurley, reporter at the Disclosures Tribunal, gives an overview of this week's evidence

Ryanair pilots promised 'significant improvements' in pay and conditions

Ryanair pilots promised 'significant improvements' in pay and conditions

Eoghan Corry, Travel Extra editor, discusses the letter from Michael O'Leary to Ryanair pilots

'To be told if you don't get your treatment, you're going to die'

'To be told if you don't get your treatment, you're going to die'

Jackie Fox speaks to John Moran, who was left waiting on a trolley for 46 hours while receiving chemotherapy at University Hospital Galway

National Rifle Association calls for the banning of "bump stocks"

National Rifle Association calls for the banning of "bump stocks"

Lara Smith, spokesperson for the Liberal Gun Club, outlines what bump stocks are and whether or not they should be banned

What can Blade Runner tell us about the future of humanity?

What can Blade Runner tell us about the future of humanity?

Cian McCormack takes a look at the ethics surrounding the use of artificial intelligence as 'Blade Runner 2049' is released

Syd Mead: extended interview

Syd Mead: extended interview

Listen back to Cian McCormack's full interview with Syd Mead, the conceptual artist and visual futurist on both Blade Runner movies

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

7:40am Sport News

7:40am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin of Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 October, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 October, 2017

Presented by Rachael English and Colm Ó Mongáin

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 October, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 October, 2017

Presented by Rachael English 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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