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    Saturday with Brian Dowling Saturday 27 September 2014

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    Saturday with Brian Dowling

    Saturday with Brian Dowling questions agendas, dissects the week gone by, and debates the likely issues of the week to come.

    Roscommon South Leitrim By-Election

    We will be coming live from Roscommon Town on Saturday 4th of October for the Roscommon South Leitrim by-election where all of the candidates will be discussing the relevant issues of this election.

    We have very limited space for audience members, please disclose your affiliation to any political party or support to any particular candidate in the election.

    If you would like to apply to be in our audience please email us with the following information.

    Name, Contact details, Political Affiliation, Area of interest.

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    Troubles Within Fine Gael

     

    The appointment of Seanad by-election candidate John McNulty to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Imma) has caused a political furore which has shaken Fine Gael.

    Our panel discuss the issues played out in the public arena over the past week, Brian was joined by Dara Murphy, Minister of State at the Departments of the Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs. Michael McGrath TD, Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Finance & Ruth Coppinger TD, Socialist party councillor and candidate for Dublin-West by-election in our Dublin studio.

    Taoiseach Enda Kenny has accepted responsibility for the appointment of Seanad by-election candidate John McNulty to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

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    Property Market & Social Housing Crisis

     

    CSO figures have outlined that house prices increased by fifteen percent, with a shortage of houses available in some parts of the country and President Michael D Higgins remarks on the risks of social housing our panel discuss the issues of housing and what is needed to sustain a healthy housing market.

    Ronan Lyons, assistant professor of Economics with Trinity College Dublin & Peter Stafford of IBEC joined our political panel on the issue of property and housing. Dara Murphy, Minister of State at the Departments of the Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs. Michael McGrath TD, Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Finance & Ruth Coppinger TD, Socialist party and candidate for Dublin-West by-election.

    About The Show

    Saturday with Brian Dowling questions agendas, dissects the week gone by, and debates the likely issues of the week to come, each Saturday afternoon from 1pm – 2pm. Tune in to hear the very latest from newsmakers and from those whose lives are impacted by policy makers in Ireland.

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