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Friday 23rd September

First TV debate between US presidential candidates Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump to be held next week

Chris Matthews is a former scriptwriter for former President Jimmy Carter-he also worked as an aid to House Speaker Tip O Neill-now he hosts his own tv programme on MSNBC-called Hardball

Boy raped and abused by father gives victim impact statement to sentence hearing

Our courts reporter Vivienne Traynor says the 64 year old will be sentenced next month

Bus Eireann management gave detailed restructuring plan to Minister Shane Ross before notifying unions and raised no objections

Our Industry and Employment Correspondent Ingrid Miley

Data Protection Commissioner asks Yahoo for clarification on Data Breach

TJ McIntyre is chair of Digital Rights Ireland. The Minister for Communications has said increased resources will be provided to the National Cyber Security Centre to enhance data protection measures.

Dublin Bus management warn next two days of strikes wil push company into financial deficit for the year. The action will continue tomorrow.

Our Dublin Correspondent John Kilraine on the effects of the strike. Our reporter Adrian Lydon speaks to commuters. SIPTU's Owen Reidy and Mark Fielding of the business lobby-ISME discuss.

Thursday 22nd September

Government announces an extra 200 beds to deal with homeless crisis

Interview with Minister for Housing Simon Coveney

Impact on flooding on farmers

A special report from our Western Correspondent Pat McGrath

McGuinness to attend PAC hearing on Project Eagle

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister was speaking to reporters at the National Ploughing Championships

Garda Commissioner defends progress of Donohoe inquiry

Our Crime Correspondent, Paul Reynolds, was speaking to the Commissioner in Templemore

What chance for another ceasefire in Syria?

David Swanson is spokesperson for the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Wednesday 21st September

What should the budget deliver for farmers?

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar TD, Fianna Fáil's spokesperson on Agriculture, Food & the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD & Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice TD discuss the issues facing farmers

Is Rural Ireland feeling the recovery?

Reporter Cian McCormack has been speaking to people at the Ploughing Championships in County Offaly on whether they're feeling the recovering

Dublin Bus warns employees strikes are having a 'catastrophic' effect on finances

Industry & Employment Correspondent, Ingrid Miley, on how Dublin Bus has warned employees, currently engaged in industrial action, that their strikes are having a 'catastrophic' effect on the company's financial position

Dublin city is leading recovery in house prices - CSO

Economics Editor Sean Whelan on what the new Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office tells us about home sales

Sinn Féin leader denies sanctioning murder of British spy

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams responds to last night's BBC Northern Ireland Spotlight programme, which looked at the murder of Denis Donaldson in Donegal 10 years ago

Tuesday 20th September

New findings over 1970s Hepatitis C blood products scandal

Professor Cliona O'Farrelly of Trinity College Dublin explains new scientific findings over Hepatitis C blood products contamination in 1970s

Kerry school bus lottery anger

Southern editor Paschal Sheehy explains row over school bus arrangements in Annascaul

Refugee crisis

Mania-Maria Biko of the volunteer Lifeguard Hellas Rescue Team describes scene after Lesbos fire and Maria Hennessy of Irish Refugee Council discusses why refugee numbers coming to Ireland are well below government's target

Dublin Airport third runway plan review

Reactions from Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary over residents' compensation and Sinn Féin Dublin Fingal TD Louise O'Reilly to Dublin Airport third runway plans review

Rough sleepers on Dublin's streets at 'record' levels

Simon Community says rough sleepers at record numbers - Housing Minister Simon Coveney expresses shock and Dublin Correspondent John Kilraine speaks to people living on the streets

Noonan and Doherty clash over UPC at pre-Budget committee

Finance minister Michael Noonan and Sinn Féin's finance spokesman Pearse Doherty clash over UPC: Business Editor David Murphy previews what Budget might hold after Budgetary Oversight Committee meets

Monday 19th September

All Ireland replay to be hit by Dublin Bus strike

NBRU's Dermot O'Leary says the strike is still planned for the weekend of the All Ireland

More than 1,000 grain farmers struggling with the Autumn harvest

IFA Grain Chairman, Liam Dunne calls for action from the Government

Fianna Fail party gathers in Carlow ahead of its think-in

Our Political Correspondent, David Davin Power, says Brexit and the economy will dominate the party's discussions

Mother tells inquest of devastating loss of baby

Our reporter Sinead Hussey is covering the inquest concerning Cavan General Hospital

UN summit to discuss world's 21 million refugees

Our Washington Correspondent, Caitriona Perry, says security is tight ahead of the UN gathering

Man wanted in connection with New York bomb

Olivier Guitta, Managing Director at GlobalStrat, on the latest attacks in New York and New Jersey

Michael Noonan to make a decision on appearing before Public Accounts Committee

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Sean Fleming, says more politicans will be called to give evidence before PAC

Joan Burton begins evidence in case against teen

Our Legal Affairs Correspondent, Orla O'Donnell, on the trial underway at the Children's Court

Friday 16th September

Irish Naval Service rescues close to 800 and recovers five bodies including pregnant woman

The ship's captain, Lieutenant-Commander Neil Manning from the LE James Joyce which is sailing off the Libyan coast.

72 families become homeless in Dublin last month

Focus Ireland calls on Government to simplify process for dealing with homelessness

EU leaders meet to plot path after Britain leaves

Our Economics Editor Sean Whelan reports from Bratislava

Department of Education does deal with unions for newly qualified teachers

Our Industry and Employment Correspondent Ingrid Miley says the deal with the INO and the TUI is 'contingent on reform measures'

Fianna Fáil leader calls for immediate investigation into 'Project Eagle'

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says work should begin immediately on drawing up terms of reference for NAMA inquiry. Transport Minister Shane Ross says he won't intervene in Dublin Bus dispute

North's Deputy First Minister calls for all island investigation into NAMA

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness was speaking from his party's Think-In in County Meath

Thursday 15th September

UK nuclear power station gets the final go ahead

Green Party Councillor in Louth Mark Dearey on how the British government has given the green light to a controversial new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in England

Although Syrian truce is holding, there's still problems getting aid through

David Swanson, spokesman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, on how the ceasefire in Syria is holding but UN agencies still don't have clearance to bring aid to civilians in Aleppo and elsewhere

Mourners told of Coast Guard volunteer's spirit of service

Mid West Correspondent Cathy Halloran on the funeral mass of 41 year old Caitríona Lucas, a volunteer coast guard, who died last Monday

Possible 'racheting up' of bus action next month

Industry and Employment Correspondent Ingrid Miley on how the Dublin Bus dispute is set to get worse not better

Joan Burton says Finance Minister needs to make himself available to PAC

Labour party TD Joan Burton says the Finance Minister Michael Noonan - needs to make himself availiable to the Public Accounts Committee and any subsequent inquiry that is set up in relation to the sale of NAMA's Northern Ireland portfolio

What happened to the properties involved in 'Project Eagle' sale

BBC Northern Ireland's Business and Economics Editor John Campbell talks about what happened to the properties that were sold off as part of 'project Eagle'

Man remanded by Spanish judge over Hutch murder

Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds on how an Irish man has appeared in court in Spain in connection with the investigation into the murder of Gary Hutch who was shot dead near Marbella last year

Wednesday 14th September

Contingency plans for Culture Night as Dublin Bus pulls out

Ray Yeates, Arts Officer with Dublin City Council says the event will go ahead as planned

NAMA described as all Ireland issue

Claire Hanna is SDLP MLA for South Belfast and Deputy Chair of the Stormont Finance Committee

Thousands of students receive Junior Cert results

Our Education Correspondent Emma O'Kelly speaks to students at Colaiste Chill Mhantain in Wicklow town

Jean Claude Juncker gives State of the Union address

Irish Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness looks ahead to this afternoon's debate on Apple Tax

CSO figures show economy grew just over 4% compared to same period last year

Economist Seamus Coffey nominated to CSO's expert committee

Garda raids over activities of Kinahan crime cartel

Detective Superintendent Tony Howard on raids co-ordinated with Spanish authorities. Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports

Tuesday 13th September

Fragile ceasefire in Syria appears to be holding well

Rosemary Hollis, Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at City University London, on how the ceasefire in Syria appears to be holding well

Senior MEP says Apple appeal has little chance

A leading member of the EU committee on tax rulings, Belgian MEP Philippe Lamberts told RTÉ at the European Parliament in Strasbourg that Ireland has 'close to zero chance' of winning its appeal

Right2Water campaign announce details of nationwide demonstration

Richard Boyd Barrett, Anti-Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit TD on how the Right2Water campaign credits street protest with changing political opinions on water charges

Northern Ireland Secretary pays his first official visit to Dublin

Northern Editor Tommie Gorman on how the Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire is paying his first official visit to Dublin today

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Áine Lawlor and Richard Crowley.


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