News At One

News At One

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Tuesday 15th August

What can stop Japanese knotweed?

Japanese knotweed is spreading rapidly in Ireland - affecting land price, planning permission, even mortgages. But do farmers even know? We speak to Caitriona Morrissey of the Farmer's Journal

Cork boundary changes

Mackinnon report recommends a transfer of land from Cork County Council to Cork City Council. However the transfer isn't going so smoothly. The Irish Examiner's Eoin English tells us more

Child protection concerns over foster services

HIQA report criticises failure to allocate social workers to a number of fostering households in the mid-west and the infrequent safeguarding visits to those households. We're joined by Jim Gibson, of TUSLA along with our Religion and Social Affairs Correspondent, Joe Little

Sierra Leone death toll rises

The death toll in Sierra Leone has passed 300 and is likely to rise significantly following catastrophic mudslides and floods in the capital Freetown. We speak to journalist Umaru Fofana in the city

Is euro set to reach parity with Sterling?

Sterling has dropped significantly in value with commentators beginning to see parity with the euro as a reality . Peter Brown, founder of the Institute for Investing and Financial Trading joins us

British proposals for a temporary customs union

The British government says it is proposing an innovtive and untested approach to customs checks as part of its brexit negotiations. We speak to Lisa O'Carroll, Brexit Correspondent with The Guardian

Monday 14th August

Two charged with conspiracy to murder

Reporter Sinead Hussey from the Courts

Cars to be reduced to one lane on Dublin's quays

Dublin Correspondent John Kilraine

China suspends imports from North Korea

Peter Murtagh from the Irish Times speaks to us from Seoul in South Korea

Search continues in Deely investigation

Reporter Petula Martyn speaks to us from west Dublin where a search is taking place for the body of missing bank worker Trevor Deely, who disappeared 17 years ago

FF reaction to latest proposals on the homeless crisis

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Housing Barry Cowen TD

Report says Rio games ticket seller 'not fit for purpose'

Reporter Sandra Hurley & Kevin Doyle from the Irish Independent on the report of the inquiry into the Rio Olympic ticketing controversy, which has just been published

Friday 11th August

Young adults living in nursing homes for elderly

The reality of life in nursing homes for the under 65s with acquired brain injuries. Our reporter Eleanor Burnhill has been speaking to one 40 year old man. We also speak to the charity 'Headway'.

Enhancing Irish Construction

The construction industry federation have commissioned a report from DKM economic consultants called Enhancing Ireland's Infrastructure. We speak to our Economics Correspondent Sean Whelan, and Tom Parlon of CIF

Contaminated eggs in Europe

What's the threat to Ireland? We speak to Ray Ellard, Director of Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs with the Food Safety Authority

Trump: Locked and Loaded

The faceoff between the US and North Korea continues, with Trump tweeting in the last half hour that US military solutions are Locked and loaded

Thursday 10th August

US will use 'appropriate measures' against North Korea

Shashank Joshi, Senior Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute

Man suspected of being involved in Regency shootings has died

Nicola Tallant Investigations Editor with the Sunday World

UK firm Go-Ahead to operate 10% of Dublin Bus routes

Dublin Correspondent John Kilraine

57,674 on trolleys in Emergency Departments in first 7 months of 2017

Liam Doran General Secretary of the Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation

Census 2016 figures give snapshot of homeless population

Environment Correspondent George Lee & Niamh Randall from the Simon Communities of Ireland on the Census 2016 figures showing the number of those homeless across the country on April 24th 2016

Wednesday 9th August

Tuesday 8th August

The man who first recommended those annoyingly complicated passwords all those years ago now says he was wrong

Brian Honan of BH Consulting explains Bill Burr's thinking on using capitals, numbers and symbols for login passwords back than and his change of heart now

Gardaí say two associates of the Kinahan crime gang were about to carry out a shooting when they were arrested

John Mooney of The Sunday Times says the men were detained last night in Dublin by gardai when their van was stopped in Ballyfermot

Nineteen million Kenyans vote in an election too close to call

There are fears of a repeat of violence which marred the 2007 poll when more than 1100 people died

The HSE's Head of Disability Services says many younger people in nursing care have complex needs

Cathal Morgan says the HSE has not been left untouched by the housing crisis and responds to claims from the Disabilities Federation of Ireland that for many nursing home accommodation is unsuitable

Why are so many disabled younger people living in nursing homes for the elderly?

RTE's Eleanor Burnhill reports the story of one man, aged 45, who says he is losing hope after almost nine years living in nursing care in North Dublin

Public hospital waiting lists are at a record high with 687,000 patients requiring appointments

RTE Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers says the numbers waiting increased by 9,500 in July with the bulk of people needing to be seen at outpatient clinics

Monday 7th August

Friday 4th August

New research on drink driving shows 10 per cent of Irish motorists admit to having driven a vehicle after consuming alcohol

Chief Superintendent Aidan Reid says over one thousand people were surveyed for the Road Safety Authority

Kerry County Council announces 'beach friendly wheelchairs' at two beaches

Our reporter Emma McNamara met a family who's Irish beach holiday experience has been transformed by the chairs

Gardaí appeal over attempted murder in County Meath. Meanwhile a man's body has been found in north county Dublin

Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports from Ashbourne in County Meath

Families of victims of Birmingham pub bombings launch appeal for legal funding to overturn coroner's ban on naming suspects

Julie Hambleton's older sister Maxine was killed in the bombings

Former Northern Secretary, Peter Hain agrees new customs agreement could take a long time to negotiate

Peter Hain is Labour MP and was former Northern Secretary under Tony Blair

Taoiseach says he does not believe that those who want Brexit can come up with a border solution that does not cause harm

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tells Belfast audience that Brexit is the challenge of this generation. Paul Cunningham reports.

Thursday 3rd August

Ladies Day at the Galway Races

Our reporter Teresa Mannion speaks to festival goers ahead of Ladies Day at Ballybrit

The village fighting de-population

Kiltyclogher is trying to persuade people to up sticks and move to Leitrim. We hear from locals behind the 'Kiltylive' campaign

Keeping business on track

LUAS Cross City works get away on Friday August 4th. We speak to Richard Guiney, CEO of Business Group 'Dublin Town' ahead planned traffic disruption

Gerry Adams on Brexit, and why Sinn Fein won't go to Westminster

Sinn Féin MPs continue to refuse to take up Westminster seats. As Brexit approaches, is a nationalist voice not required in London? We speak to Party President, Gerry Adams

HIQA inspection raises concern over Oberstown

A HIQA inspection finds the child detention facility Oberstown lacking in 8 out of 10 areas examined. We speak to the centre's Manager Pat Bergin

Wednesday 2nd August

German Ministers hold crisis talks in a bid to cut inner city pollution

Irish Times Berlin Correspondent Derek Scally

A gas plan to ship energy from Texas to Ireland

John Mullen, Chairman of the Port of Cork on proposals to bring gas from Texan oil fields to a floating platform in Cork Harbour

Four arrested in Dublin city raids

Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds

Number of people seeking debt solutions still rising

Lorcan O'Connor, Director of Insolvency Service of Ireland

DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson on Brexit & prospects for a New Ireland Forum

Lagan Valley MP Jeffrey Donaldson from the Democratic Unionist party

Tuesday 1st August

Latest from White House

It's emerged President Trump personally dictated what they call the highly misleading statement about Donald Trump Juniors' meeting with a russian lawyer

ASTI appoint a new president

We hear what Ger Curtin, a physics and maths teacher from Beneavin College, Finglas has planned for the country's largest second-level teachers union

Another burst water main in Navan

We hear from Irish water and from the family whose home has been flooded for the second time in two years

Garda found guilty of harrassing solicitor

Eve Doherty, a detective sergeant, has been found guilty of harassing a State solicitor by sending her abusive letters and emails

Monday 31st July

Friday 28th July

Bank of Ireland deliver their results

Our Business Editor David Murphy

Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country's Supreme Court to disqualify him from office

Pakistani journalist Qasim Nauman reports from Islamabad

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