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    Friday 29th August

    Head of Operations for Concern Worldwide warns that the shooting down of a UN cargo helicopter in South Sudan is a worrying development

    Nancy Soderberg, a key person in brokering peace in Northern Ireland speaks to Roisín Duffy twenty years after the IRA ceasefire

    Professor Adrian Hill at the University of Oxford calls for healthy volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus.

    Fine Gael TD says referendum to remove eighth constitutional amendment is only way to resolve abortion regime

    46-year old man ordered to leave mother's home after she took legal action claiming she was 'under seige' from him and his wife

    As the Ukrainian Prime Minister asks his parliament to begin moves to NATO membership, we ask author Edward Lucas how Russia will respond

    Thursday 28th August

    RTE's South East Correspondant reports from Kilkenny where locals have been protesting near the site of a multi million euro bridge

    RTE's Northern Editor discusses visit to Belfast by Gary Harte to meet representatives of all the main political parties.

    UN special representitive on migration Peter Sutherland calls on European Commission to create a new post of Migration Commissioner

    Washington based Bloomberg Journalist Michael Riley explains the background to the hacking of at least five banks this month

    Moscow Correspondant for the Telegraph Roland Oliphant discusses the deteriorating situation in Ukraine

    Property owners with 'a genuine financial difficulty' in paying the second home tax have been offered some respite.

    Bank of Ireland apologises to customers whose wages were not paid into their accounts this morning - the second time in recent weeks

    Wednesday 27th August

    Child fatalities in road accidents have doubled

    Ailbhe Conneely reports

    Suggestions of age limits for people adopting

    CEO of the Adoption Authority Patricia Cleary

    Head of the IMF Christine Lagarde under investigation

    John Lichfield is Paris Correspondent with the London Independent

    Peace efforts in Gaza

    Peace mediator, Gershon Baskin

    Search underway for one of the 'Disappeared'

    John Hill, senior investigator with the Independent Commission for the Location of Victims' Remains

    Government minister says that pay rises are needed

    Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash

    Tuesday 26th August

    Electric Picnic Festival to get underway

    Festival Director Melvin Benn on what to expect

    Continued gains by Islamist fundamentalists calling themselves Islamic State

    Rosemary Hollis, Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at City University London assesses the threat

    Controversy over the lack of female candidates put forward for EU commissionerships

    Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness is a vice president of the European Parliament

    High Court clears way for baby born to mother with psychological disorders to be cared for by father in UK

    Dyane Connor reports

    South Tipperary General Hospital severely criticised for lack of staff hand hygiene and cleanliness

    Our South East correspondent Damien Tiernan reports

    CSO figures show decrease in both unemployment and outward migration

    Our Economics Editor Sean Whelan reports

    Friday 22nd August

    RTE's Dublin Correspondant says there may be a resolution to the long running row over the heritage centre on Dublins Moore Street

    David Moore of Astronomy Ireland explains why we should keep our eyes on the sky tonight!

    Jerusalem Bureau Chief with the Washington Post William Booth discusses the current situation in Gaza

    As forensic investigators prepare to survey a bog for the remains of Brendan Megraw, we speak to the CEO of victims group WAVE

    Tests on a man found dead in Donegal yesterday have proven negative for the Ebola virus

    Our Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers and Dr Gerard Sheehan, Consultant at the Infectious Diseases Department Mater Hospital and member of the Emerging Viral Threats Group with the Department of Health discuss

    Thursday 21st August

    More from RTE's 1999 interview with Albert Reynolds and the former Labour Minister Ruairí Quinn remembers Albert Reynolds political life

    Former Irish Press Political Correspondant Tim Ryan and former Fianna Fail Minister Máire Geoghegan Quinn pay tribute

    Journalist and Publisher Neil O'Dowd was a key figure during the Peace Process. He explains the role Albert Reynolds played

    Speaking in a Radio 1 interview in 1999 Albert Reynolds recalls working with John Major

    Former leader of the PUP outlines how matters changed for his party when Albert Reynolds got involved in the Peace Process in 1994

    Deputy First Leader of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness says the fole of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds was key in Peace Process

    Former Fermanagh South Tyrone Ulster Unionist MP Ken McGuinness recalls Albert Reynolds' role in the Peace Process

    The former President Mary Robinson pays tribute to former Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil Leader Albert Reynolds following his death overnight

    Wednesday 20th August

    Social workers raise concerns that cutbacks are leaving homeless patients without support when they are discharged from hospital

    Donal O'Malley of the Irish Association Of Social Workers explains

    Environment Minister in Northern Ireland has faced criticism for refusing to sanction an exploritary fracking test by an Australian Company

    Our Northern Editor Tommie Gorman reports:

    Central Bank says small businesses that borrowed to invest in property are twice as likely to default as those with non-property loans

    Our Economics Correspondent, Sean Whelan explains

    Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar wants to see HSE report into termination case before deciding on HIQA and Quality Authority investigation

    Our Health Correspondent, Fergal Bowers has been in contact with Minister Varadkar

    Widespread condemnation of the murder by Islamist militants in Iraq of US journalist James Foley

    Journalist Rebecca Collard is in Irbil. She has talks about the reaction James Foley's murder has provoked amongst his fellow journalists in Iraq

    Farmers express anger over move by some British retailers imposing further restrictions on the beef they're willing to buy

    President of the Irish Farmer's Association, Eddie Downey explains

    Forty three year old man shot dead in his home in west Dublin

    Our reporter Joe Magraollaigh is at the scene:

    Tuesday 19th August

    What's the biggest lure for tourists coming to Ireland? DCU's Tony Foley has done his research!

    More on the concerns over charges levied on cash-strapped householders struggling to reduce arrears on utility bills

    Vatican expert Gerry O'Connell explains that three relatives of Pope Francis have been killed in an accident in Argentina.

    A Senior Pastor at Wellspring Church in Ferguson, outlines how community leaders are responding to the crisis there

    Thirty people have been arrested by Gardaí targetting the sale and supply of drugs in a sweep codenamed 'Tempest'

    With a HSE inquiry underway, we discuss what facts must established with Health Journalist Priscilla Lynch

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