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    Friday 27th March

    50th anniversary celebration of the Sound of Music

    Eleanor Mannion reports on how this year marks the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music and this weekend its star Julie Andrews will be in Dublin

    Taoiseach visits Ballymurphy where 11 civilians were shot in 1971

    Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, reports on the Taoiseach's visit to Ballymurphy in West Belfast, where 11 civilians, were shot dead by British soldiers during a 3 day period in 1971

    First Irish Conference on mobile journalism

    Sinead Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent reports on the first Irish conference on mobile journalism, which is taking place today at the Convention Centre in Dublin

    Trial of Irish teenager in Egypt due to start this weekend

    John Kilraine, Dublin Correspondent reports on how the family of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa, who's trial in Egypt is due to start this weekend, is calling on the Irish Government to press for his immediate release

    EirGrid : strategy for development of transmission grid

    Eddie Farrell, Joint Chairman of the Moy Valley Protection Group, on the news that Eirgrid has published a new consulation paper on its strategy for the development of Ireland's transmission grid, the Grid25 programme

    Closing arguments begin in Ian Bailey's High Court case

    Vivienne Traynor, Courts Reporter on how the jury in Ian Bailey's High Court action for damages against the Gardai and the State has begun hearing closing arguments

    Implications for the aviation industry following French Alps crash

    Eamon Brennan, CEO of the Irish Aviation Authority on the implications for the aviation industry in Europe of the French Alps plane crash, which killed all 150 people onboard

    More details emerge about co-pilot in French Alps crash

    Journalist Allan Hall reports from the west German town of Montebar, as more details emerge of mental health issues reportedly suffered by the German co-pilot, Andries Lubitz, who's believed to have deliberately crashed a passenger plane in the French Alps

    Thursday 26th March

    Westmeath disability centre criticised - HIQA

    Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent and Paddy Connolly, CEO of Inclusion Ireland on the report by the Health Information and Quality Authority which criticised many aspects of the running of St Peter's Centre in Castlepollard, in County Westmeath, for people with intellectual disabilities

    Legal action in Belfast over gay marriage cake

    Mark Simpson, reporter with BBC Northern Ireland on the opening of the case in the High Court in Belfast, against Ashers Bakery, which refused to make a cake bearing a pro-gay marriage slogan

    Man shot dead in Dublin

    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent on the fatal shooting of a man in Drumcondra in Dublin, another man was seriously injured

    'Co-pilot wanted to destroy plane' : Marseille Prosecutor

    Tony Connelly, Europe Editor reports on the latest into the crash of the Germanwings passenger aircraft in the French Alps, in which 150 people were killed when the Airbus struck the mountain range on Tuesday, also people in Dublin pay their respects to the victims

    Wednesday 25th March

    Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown trilogy chosen for One City, One Book

    Jane Alger, Director of Dublin City Libraries, explains the selection of Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown trilogy for the Dublin: One City, One Book initiative.

    Mother discusses double mastectomy to prevent cancer

    Angelina Jolie this week revealed she has had her ovaries removed - two years after her double mastectomy to prevent the onset of cancer. 36-year-old mother of two Francis Cahill discusses her experience of having the preventive surgery for the so called ‘cancer gene’.

    Reports Jeremy Clarkson has been sacked by BBC

    Media commentator Steve Hewlett discusses reports that the BBC has sacked Jeremy Clarkson as Top Gear presenter, after an investigation found he did assault a producer in a row over steak and chips.

    RTÉ appears before Oireachtas Committee

    Conor McMorrow reports as representatives from RTÉ appear before the Oireachtas Transport & Communications Committee. They are meeting the committee to discuss governance at the broadcaster, as well as the policies and procedures in place to prevent political bias in programming and reporting.

    Fall in property prices recorded for second consecutive month

    RTÉ Business Editor David Murphy assesses figures from the Central Statistics Office showing a decline last month in house prices for certain categories.

    Students from German school among Germanwings crash victims

    RTÉ Europe Correspondent Tony Connolly reports from the scene in the French Alps where the Germanwings plane crashed yesterday, while Director of Studies at the Joseph-Koenig secondary school in the German town of Haltern, Dietmar Bienert, discusses the impact of the death of the students on the locality.

    Judge in Dwyer trial makes further remarks to jury

    RTÉ Legal Affairs Correspondent Orla O'Donnell reports from the Central Criminal Court where Mr Justice Tony Hunt has been making further and perhaps unexpected remarks to the jury in the trial of Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O'Hara.

    Tuesday 24th March

    An unusual request for 5 Rathfarnham based firefighters

    Firefighter and paramedic Brian Tracey on delivering a baby at the firestation

    National Perinatal Statistic Report published

    National Perinatal Statistic Report published for 2013 . Prof Michael Turner National Lead in Obstetrics and Gynaecology outlines the findings

    Facebook data privacy case opens in European Court of Justice

    Technology Editor with the Irish Independent Group Adrian Weckler assesses a complaint being heard by the European Court of Justice that US technology firms and their Dublin-based subsidiaries participate in a global data dragnet, and are therefore breaking European Union law.

    Report claims victims let down by British government over 'on-the-runs' scheme

    Chairman of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Laurence Robertson MP discusses the committee's report on the administration of the controversial 'on-the-runs' scheme by the British government.

    Judge continues his summing-up in Graham Dwyer murder trial

    RTÉ Legal Affairs Correspondent Orla O'Donnell reports from the Central Criminal Court where Mr Justice Tony Hunt has been continuing his directions to the jury in the trial of Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O'Hara.

    Plane carrying 148 people crashes in French Alps

    The Wall Street Journal's Paris bureau chief Gráinne McCarthy, Travel Extra Editor Eoghan Corry and former airline pilot Fintan Ryan assess the situation surrounding a Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps this morning.

    Monday 23rd March

    Rise in death by stroke among women

    Chris Macey of the Irish Heart Foundation on the rise in death by Stroke in women

    BBC to decide on 'Top Gear '

    Media Correspondent Steve Hewlitt on the latest developments in the BBC Top Gear programme

    Tunisian authorities sack senior police officers

    Naveena Kootoor has the latest from Tunis

    HSE and the Midlands Hospital Hiqa report

    RTE's Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers on the HSE and the Midlands Hospital report by the Heath Information Quality Authority

    Ashya King said to be cancer free

    London Correspondent Fiona Michell on the condition of little Ashya King

    Minister Donohoe on overseas tourism strategy

    Minister for Tourism on overseas tourism strategy and on Aer Lingus

    Judge addresses jury in Dwyer Trial

    The Judge addresses the jury in the Graham Dwyer murder trial our Legal Affairs Correspondent Orla O Donnell reports

    Friday 20th March

    Cloud breaks in some areas to show eclipse

    Eleanor Mannion reports on today’s eclipse from Trinity College Dublin

    Pope accepts Cardinal O'Brien's resignation

    Joe Little, RTÉ Religious and Social Affairs Correspondent, discusses the church welcoming Pope Francis’ decision to accept Cardinal O’Brien’s resignation

    John Perry responds to controversy

    Harry MaGee, Political Correspondent with the Irish Times, discusses John Perry's statement after controversy over hiring his wife as a parliamentary assistant

    Final stages of Elaine O’Hara murder trial

    Orla O’Donnell, RTÉ Legal Affairs Correspondent, has the latest from the Central Criminal Court

    Latest on Greece’s financial situation

    Constantine Michalos, Greek Chamber of Commerce, discusses Greece’s agreement to accelerate a list of economic reforms

    HSE apologises to Costello family

    Mary Costello speaks to us about an interim settlement with HSE after her 9 year old boy suffered a severe brain injury at birth

    Thursday 19th March

    EU leaders to discuss crisis in Ukraine and energy needs

    Tony Connelly our Europe Editor on the EU summit in Brussels, where the Ukraine crisis and energy needs are among the issues being considered

    Willie Mullins says eight winners were a dream come true

    Damien Tiernan, South East Correspondent on how Willie Mullins made history with a record eight winners at this years Cheltenham Festival

    Right to Water campaign prepares for latest demonstration

    Sinead Morris reports on the preparations for the latest in a series of demonstrations being organised by the Right to Water campaign this weekend

    Tunisian government says one of the gunmen 'known to the authorities'

    Farah Samti, Journalist in Tunis on how at least one of the men suspected of carrying out the terrorist attack on a museum in Tunisia's capital yesterday was known to security services, according to the country's Prime Minister

    Health of patients at risk by poor hygiene practices

    Mary Dunnion, Director of Regulation with the Health Information and Quality Authority, on how the health of patients is being put at serious risk by unclean hospital equipment and poor hygeine practices among medical staff

    Former minister appoints wife as parliamentary assistant

    Ken Foxe of the RTÉ Investigations Unit on how Fine Gael TD, John Perry, appointed his wife to a €38,000 a year position as his parliamentary assistant, after losing his job as Minister for Small Business in a government reshuffle

    Ireland in breach of law over doctors' hours - ECJ

    Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent and Eric Young of the Irish Medical Organisation, on the legal opinion from Europe's highest court that Ireland has broken EU law in its treatment of non-consultant hospital doctors

    Wednesday 18th March

    The battle of the choirs at the Feis Ceoil

    Eleanor Mannion reports on the battle of the Choirs at the Feis Ceoil

    The Northern Lights glimpsed as far south as Waterford

    Associate Prof essor of Physics at TCD Peter Gallagher explains the science

    Unionist pact in north for May elections

    Newton Emerson analyses the unionist pact and discusses who it may benefit

    Britain's pre election budget revealed

    Brian Keegan of Chartered Accountants Ireland on the British budget

    Minister responsible for science responds to scientists concerns

    Minister of State Damien English responds to the concerns of 900 scientists over government's research policies

    The case for The Defence in the Graham Dwyer trial

    Report RTE's Legal Affairs Correspondent Orla O Donnell

    Latest from Tunis on attack on parliament building

    hostages taken at Bardo Museum near the Tunisian parliament building . GRN reporter Novena Kottoor

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