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    Thursday 3rd September

    Minister Jan O Sullivan on new CAO system

    Minister Jan O Sullivan explains the new CAO system

    Stormont Finance Committee on Nama

    Northern Editor Tommie Gorman on businessman before the Stormont Finance Committee

    Latest on Refugee Crisis

    Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on what Ireland should do Minister fo State Aodhán O Riordan responds

    Wednesday 2nd September

    3 Roscommon sisters give birth to 3 babies within 24 hours

    Mairead Fitzpatrick, from Cloonfad in Co. Roscommon, who became a new mum yesterday with the birth of Thomas Óg, on how herself and two of her sisters gave birth in Mayo General Hospital and how another sister is expecting to give birth today

    Reaction to Fennelly Commission report

    Clare Daly TD gives further reaction to the long awaited 300 page report of the Fennelly Commission

    Michael Fingleton defends his record

    Sandra Hurley reports from the banking inquiry and Business Editor David Murphy and Tom Lyons, Business Editor with the Sunday Business Post and author of the book Fingers, on the appearance by the former head of Irish Nationwide, Michael Fingleton, who was before the banking inquiry this morning

    What happened to the phone lines?

    Eircom's Director of Corporate Affairs, Paul Bradley, on the issues with its telephone network, which it says is affecting some businesses that use 1800 and 1500 numbers

    Tuesday 1st September

    'Mentally and physically the Irish squad is in a great position'

    Former Irish rugby international Ronan O'Gara analyses the squad named today by Ireland's rugby coach Joe Schmidt

    Everton midfielder Darron Gibson has pleaded guilty to hitting a cyclist while drink-driving and then fleeing the scene

    From Manchester Michelle Livesey of Key 103 said Gibson was behind the wheel of his black Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo when it hit three cyclists who had stopped at the side of the road to fix a broken chain

    The Taoiseach says he has nothing to fear from the Fennelly report, and Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers on the shuttle diplomacy trying

    RTE's political correspondent David Davin Power says that the Taoiseach has always said the main charge against him of sacking the Garda Commissioner would not be sustained

    European stock markets have taken another hit today after more data suggesting there are problems in China's economy

    RTE's business editor David Murphy says that after a relatively upbeat few days for world markets fears about China were reignited by surveys that showed its giant manufacturing sector shrinking at its fastest pace in three years

    In Massachussetts, the Irish nanny wrongly accused of murdering a baby girl in her care has said she wants to return to Ireland as soon as p

    Larry Donnelly of the School of Law NUIG there are two possible options open to Aisling Brady McCarthy - she could sue the State prosecutors office or she could take an action against the Medical Examiners office

    Creditors affected by the Clerys liquidation have met the liquidators KPMG

    RTE's industrial relations correspondent Ingrid Miley was at the meeting of former staff and concession holders

    Monday 31st August

    Ticket go on sale for Dublin-Mayo replay tickets

    Gaelic Games Correspondent, Marty Morrissey on the rush for tickets for the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final replay between Dublin and Mayo

    Van Morrison birthday gigs on Cyprus Avenue

    Music Journalist and Broadcaster, Stuart Bailie on the two special gigs being played by Van Morrison on Cyprus Avenue to celebrate his 70th birthday

    Farmers protest over falling incomes

    President of the Irish Farmers Association, Eddie Downey on the protest outside the European Commission offices in Dublin to demand action on falling farm incomes

    Fennelly report expected to be given to Taoiseach today

    Political Correspondent, Martina Fitzgerald on how the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, is expected to the be given his copy of the Fennelly report today

    Northern Ireland political crisis

    Sinn Féin Vice President, Mary Lou McDonald TD on the issue of how nearly two decades of power sharing in the north, between Unionists and Republicans, hangs in the balance

    Children locked in room in care unit - HIQA report

    Chief Executive of the Children's Rights Alliance, Tanya Ward on a report by HIQA, which has found that children at the Ballydowd Special Care Unit in Lucan in Co. Dublin had to urinate on the floor of their locked room, because they were not allowed out to go to the bathroom

    Friday 28th August

    Earlier this week one in seven people in the world logged onto Facebook - that was a billion daily users - for the first time

    Dr Fiachra O'Brolcháin, Postdoc researcher in Applied Ethics at DCU says Facebook is undemining our concept of privacy, but we're playing along

    A draft report following a safety audit by the Rail Safety Commission says Irish Rail workers aren't reporting near misses, or instances of

    Irish Rail's Barry Kenny says the company has measures in place to deal with safety concerns

    The State air service contract to the Aran Islands has been taken away from Aer Arann Islands and awarded to a helicopter company, with the

    Islander Tarlach de Blacam of the Inis Meáin Knitting Company says this wil be hugely detrimental to Irish life

    The Gardai are watching and profiling some anti water charge protestors-according to the front page lead in todays Irish Daily Mail, which s

    Independent TD Clare Daly asks whose idea this was

    The High Court has begun hearing an application by former Anglo Irish Bank chairman, Seán FitzPatrick, to stop his criminal trial going ahea

    RTE's Legal Affairs Correspondent Orla O'Donnell says Mr Justice Michael Moriarty has imposed reporting restrictions on the application over concerns that the material being discussed in court could itself prejudice the trial

    The Department of Justice says Ireland has agreed to resettle 520 refugees between 2015-6, nearly double the share proposed by the EU Commis

    Brian Killoran, Chief Executive of the Immigrant Council of Ireland says that Ireland can do more in terms of the number of refugees the country has agreed to take on

    Police in Austria have confirmed that 71 people were found dead in a truck on a highway in the east of the country yesterday

    Vienna based journalist Kerry Skyring says three people have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the investigation

    Thursday 27th August

    Gardai are searching for a convicted sex offender who absconded before he could be sentenced in the UK

    RTE's Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds says the man is believed to have been seen in the Foynes area in County Limerick

    At least 20 migrants have been found dead inside lorry in Austria

    Vienna based journalist Kerry Skyring says migrants, who are thought to have suffocated, were discovered in lorry abandoned on hard shoulder of motorway in east of country

    The Northern Irish political process is on a precipice following the decision of the Ulster Unionist leadship to pull out of the Stormont As

    Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin says the Stormont Assembly has been difficulty for quite some time and Gerry Kelly, Sinn Fein MLA and Spokesperson on Policing and a member of the Northern Ireland Policing Board says it's plausible that those responsibile for recent murders could have been members of an organisation in the past

    Law Society representatives have been before the Stormont committee investigating the £1bn sale of Nama's Northern Ireland loan book

    Tommie Gorman reports that the Assembly's Finance and Personnel Committee is constrained over the questions it can ask the watchdog for solicitors because of the police investigation into the controversial £1.3 billion sale last year of Nama's loan book to Cerberus, a US investment company

    Last night off the coast of Libya the Irish Navy vessel Niamh rescued 551 people from a wooden barge

    Lieutenant Commander Caoimhin Mac Unfraigh at the Irish Naval Headquarters in Haulbowline, County Cork, says those 551 people are now on board receiving water, food and medical assistance

    The search in County Clare continues for two Japanese tourists missing since Saturday

    Martony Vaughan, the Chief Officer with Kilkee Coast Guard, describes what's involved in the search, local journalist Pat Flynn says the weather has deteriorated

    Wednesday 26th August

    Concern over filming new Star Wars on Skellig Michael

    An Taisce heritage officer, Ian Lumley expresses concern over filming of the sci-fi series on the County Kerry heritage site

    James Corbett laid to rest in Limerick

    Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Jason Corbett in Limerick who was found dead at his home in North Carolina in the US earlier this month

    Flights resume at Dublin Airport after fire

    RTE's Ray Kennedy reports from Dublin Airport where flights were disrupted for a time due to a fire in Hanger three

    Search continues for two missing tourists in County Clare

    Tomás O'Mainnín of Nuacht reports on the search for two Japanese tourists after their car was found in Kilkee

    The political fall-out from the Ulster Unionists statement is assessed

    RTE's Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman says the focus could now turn to the British and Irish governments if the Northern Ireland Executive collapses

    Ulster Unionist Party leader recommends withdrawal from the Northern Executive

    The Tanaiste and Labour leader, Joan Burton says there are profoundly serious issues for democracy following the announcement that the UUP could pull out of the power-sharing executive over claims the Provisional IRA command structure still exists

    Tuesday 25th August

    Women encouraged to mind their hearts

    Dr Angie Brown, Medical Director of the Irish Heart Foundation outlines how women can help protect themselves during September heart month and beyond

    IS recuiter suspects arrested in Spain and Morrocco

    Fiona Govan, Editor of The Local newspaper in Madrid, reports on the arrest of 14 people by Spanish people in a joint operation targeting suspected recruiters for the self-styled Islamic State group

    Fisherman dies in hospital after trawler accident

    RTE's Joe MagRaollaigh reports on the death of a 27-year-old man after been overcome by fumes in an accident on board a fishing trawler in County Donegal

    ASTI teachers to be balloted on fresh Junior Cycle proposals next month

    Mark Walshe of ASTI Fightback, a campaign group within the teachers' trade union, talks about its opposition to the latest Junior Cycle reform proposals

    Plans for anti-water rally announced

    RTE reporter, Sinead Morris reports on plans by trade unions for a national demonstration against water charges on Saturday

    Asian markets continue to slide

    Justin Urquhart Stewart, Seven Investment Management, assesses the slide Asia's markets as investors wonder whether China's economic miracle is finally coming to an end

    Minister for Justice orders examination of Provisional IRA status

    RTE's Politicial Correspondent, David Davin Power and Mary Minihan of the Irish Times discuss the call by the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald for an assessment on the status of the Provisional IRA in light

    Monday 24th August

    Boy band One Direction to break up next March

    Alan Corr of RTE TEN looks back on the musical career of One Direction since its X Factor success in 2010

    China's stock market falls again

    Andrew Browne, columnist with the Wall Street Journal in Beijing assesses the reasons behind the fall in stock markets in China

    German and French leaders to meet to discuss Europe's response to the refugee crisis

    Leonard Doyle, Communications Director with the International Organisation for Migration and Zsuzsanna Zsohár of Migration Aid on the movement of migrants through Macedonia RTE's Europe Editor, Tony Connelly reports from Brussels where the European Commission President, Jean Claude Juncker has dismissed calls for a new EU summit on immigration

    Unionist anger over Sinn Fein denial that the Provisional IRA still exists

    Mike Nesbitt, Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party says Sinn Fein must provide credible statements to build trust after Sinn Fein's Gerry Kelly says the PIRA has gone away Noel Doran, Editor of The Irish News discusses the political fallout for the Northern Ireland Executive

    Minister Alan Kelly calls on local authorities to step up to the mark to tackle homelessness

    The Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly has criticised local authorities for lack of co-operation on homeless action and called for cuts in property tax to be reversed he also said there would be no getting away from water bills

    Friday 21st August

    Irish names appear on leaked Ashley Madison infidelity website database

    TJ McIntyre, Chairman of Digital Rights Ireland and UCD law lecturer, on the implications of the leaked Ashley Madison database

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