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    Thursday 29th January

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Paddy O'Gorman report

    Jobs Plan

    Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

    Social Partnership

    Martin Wall, Industry Correspondent, The Irish Times, Sheila Nunan, General Secretary, Irish National Techers Organisation, Professor Michael Doherty, Department of Law, Maynooth University

    Operation Transformation

    Professor Donal O'Shea, Consultant Endocrinologist and Director of the Weight Management Clinic at St. Columcille's Hospital in Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin and Dr. Jacky Jones, Former HSE Regional Manager of Health Promotion and a Member of teh Healthy Ireland Council

    Irish Water

    Paul Melia, Environment Correspondent Irish Indepenent, Barry Cowen, F.F. Spokesperson on the Environment, Kevin Humphreys, Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection

    Wednesday 28th January

    Academy Street, Mary Costello

    Sinead Moriarty, Author, Ger Colleran, Columnist, The Irish Star, Natasha Fennell, Director of Stillwater Communications, Eibhear Walshe, Author and Lecturer

    New Central Bank Mortgage Rules

    Karl Deeter, Irish Mortgage Brokers, Ronan Lyons, Assistant Professor of Economics, Trinity College, Dublin

    The Fate of Footballers

    Richie Sadlier, Former Millwall and Republic of Ireland Player, Shane O'Connor, Former Ipswich Town Player, Dr. Tim Prescott, Director Clinical Psychology, Teeside University

    President Michael D. Higgins Protests

    Lorraine Higgins, Labour Senator and Jerry Beades, The New Land League

    Tuesday 27th January

    Aer Lingus Takeover Bid

    David Begg, Outgoing General Secretary ICTU and Former Board Member of Aer Lingus

    Book: Mindful Work: How Meditation is Changing Business from the Inside Out

    I/V with The Author, David Gelles

    Children and Family Relationships Bill

    Dr. Joanna Rose, was conceived in the UK through sperm donation and Finnbar Murray, was raised by a lesbian couple

    Snow hits the East Coast of America

    Orla Tinsley in New York, Terence McCoy in Washington and Jack Lepiarz in Boston

    Capital Acquisitions Tax

    Tim Bracken, Barrister and Author

    Mixed Martial Arts

    Marie Louise O'Donnell went inside Conor McGregor's Training Gym

    Aer Lingus Takeover Bid

    Jack O'Connor, General President SIPTU, David Holohan, Head of Research at Merrion Stockbrtokers, Orlaith Borthwick, Interim CEO, Limerick Chamber of Commerce, Stephen Collins, Political Editor, Irish Times

    Monday 26th January

    Hedge Cutting

    Patrick Rohan, ICMSA, Charles Stanley Smith, An Taisce

    State Insolvency Service

    Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor, Irish Independent

    Aer Lingus Takeover Offer

    Eoghan Corry, Editor, Travel Extra

    Greek Election Result

    Helena Smith, The Guardian, Tony Foley, Senior Lecturer in Economics, DCU, Minister Simon Harris, Pearse Doherty, Sinn Fein

    Friday 23rd January

    The Gathering

    Independent Senator Ronan Mullen, Irish Times Parliamentary Reporter Michael O’Regan, Labour Senator Aideen Hayden, and Niamh Lyons, political correspondent with the Irish Daily Mail

    Greece Elections

    Helena Smith, Guardian and Observer Newspapers

    Penalty Points Report

    Michael Clifford, The Examiner

    Health Priorities for the Year

    Leo Varadkar, Minister for Health

    Thursday 22nd January

    Elaine O'Hara Trial

    The murder trial of Elaine O'Hara began this morning. Fergal Keane was there and brings us the latest.

    Activity Holidays

    To give us some guidance on activity-based holidays, we were joined in studio by travel writer Karen Creed, and Fionn Davenport of the Irish Times.

    John Connolly

    In studio now is best-selling crime writer John Connolly, who recalls how he fell in love with crime fiction. His book 'A Song of Shadows' is out on April 9th, published by Hodder & Stoughton (UK).

    Ms Y Case

    Last summer, an asylum seeker known as ‘Ms Y’ unsuccessfully sought an abortion after arriving in Ireland. That young woman is now planning legal action against the HSE and several other bodies. Irish Times reporter Kitty Holland talks to Seán about the case.

    Glen Dimplex

    Glen Dimplex, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical heating, are aiming to shake up the market with the development of smart storage heaters.

    Thurles Courts

    Paddy O'Gorman reports from the Courts in Thurles

    Quantitative Easing

    But what is quantative easing? What does it mean for Europe? And what does it mean for us? All is explained by Cliff Taylor, Managing Editor of The Irish TIMES

    Farm Safety

    Another farm accident caused the death of a farmer in Co Kilkenny yesterday. Brian Rohan, who set up the organization EMBRACE as a bereavement support group for farm families, and Pat Griffin, senior inspector for agriculture at the Health and Safety Authority discuss

    Wednesday 21st January

    State of the Union Address

    Terence McCoy, Washington Post

    Wolf Hall TV Adaptation

    Patrick Freyne, TV Reviewer Irish Times

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