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Morning Ireland Tuesday 12 December 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

'If it's not resolved, it has the potential to escalate'

'If it's not resolved, it has the potential to escalate'

Martin Collins, spokesperson for Traveller organisation Pavee Point, appeals for calm following yesterday's shooting in which a woman, a youth and a baby were injured

Mother, baby and teenager injured in Dublin shooting

Mother, baby and teenager injured in Dublin shooting

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that yesterday's shooting was the latest incident in an ongoing dispute between two Traveller families

Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group offers service to help resolve dispute

Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group offers service to help resolve dispute

Catherine Joyce, Manager in Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group, calls on both families to make sure there's no further escalation of this dispute or any retaliation for what happened yesterday

Breakthrough made in efforts to counter Huntington's disease

Breakthrough made in efforts to counter Huntington's disease

Gill Stedman speaks to Anne, from Co Kildare, whose husband is in the end stages of Huntington's disease; Dr Edward Wild, Principal Researcher at Huntington's Disease Centre, University College London, discusses the breakthrough

Icy weather continues to grip parts of Ireland

Icy weather continues to grip parts of Ireland

Michael Kelly, Senior Engineer with Westmeath County Council, outlines the procedures in place to keep people safe during the current cold spell

New legislation will require hospitals to hold HIQA licence

New legislation will require hospitals to hold HIQA licence

Mícheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, reports that the Minister for Health is to bring a bill to Cabinet which will set patient safety standards in public and private hospitals

'Tramlock' in Dublin City Centre a one-day hiccup?

'Tramlock' in Dublin City Centre a one-day hiccup?

Stephen Murphy speaks to commuters on the new Cross City Luas line which appeared to be running smoothly this morning

Clare social housing scheme to home families before Christmas

Clare social housing scheme to home families before Christmas

Kieron Brennan, Chief Executive of Co-operative Housing Ireland, discusses two housing schemes in Co Clare which will provide homes for 51 families on the social housing waiting list

Outcome uncertain in Republican stronghold of Alabama

Outcome uncertain in Republican stronghold of Alabama

Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent, reports that the chances of a Republican party victory have been weakened by allegations that candidate Roy Moore engaged in sexual misconduct with teenage girls

Depression among older people often not treated - TILDA report

Depression among older people often not treated - TILDA report

Professsor Charles Normand, of Trinity College Dublin, discusses the findings of a study on end-of-life experiences of elderly people in Ireland

A lizard is for life, not just for Christmas

A lizard is for life, not just for Christmas

Elaine Keogh reports from Ireland's only exotic animal santuary in Co Meath which says it has seen a big increase in the number of exotic animals in this country

Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

Conor Brophy reports that the purchase is a fresh bid by the tech giant to gain an edge in online music

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

7:10am Business news

7:10am Business news

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Jean Byrne of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Rachael English

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Rachael English

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Why is it taking so long to build social housing?

Louise Byrne reports on a not-for-profit housing organisation which is accusing the Department of Housing of holding up the development of new, social houses

Luas extension may be bad news for cyclists

Aisling Kenny reports on a study which identified seven city centre routes as "unsuitable" for cyclists

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