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Morning Ireland Wednesday 20 September 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongáin.

RTÉ sports great Jimmy Magee passes away

RTÉ sports great Jimmy Magee passes away

Des Cahill, Sports Broadcaster, remembers the man he followed into Sunday Sport and counted as a mentor, Jimmy Magee

Memory man, a different class - Jimmy Magee remembered

Memory man, a different class - Jimmy Magee remembered

Jimmy Magee commentating on Barry McGuigan's winning 1985 World Title bout

Dáil returns after the summer break with Budget looming

Dáil returns after the summer break with Budget looming

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, speaks to us ahead of the Dail returning today after the summer break

Oireachtas C'ttee on the Eight Amendment to meet in public

Oireachtas C'ttee on the Eight Amendment to meet in public

Senator Catherine Noone, Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eight Amendment to the Constitution, speaks to us ahead of the committee's first public meeting today

Verhofstadt on two-day visit to discuss Brexit

Verhofstadt on two-day visit to discuss Brexit

Guy Verhofstadt, The European Parliament's Co-Ordinator on Brexit, told Morning Ireland that it's up to the UK to come up with solutions on how to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland

Hundreds dead after 7.1 earthquake hits Mexico

Hundreds dead after 7.1 earthquake hits Mexico

James Blears, news correspondent with Global Radio News, reports from Mexico City in the aftermath of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake which has left dozens of people dead

'It started with a little rocking... suddenly it got more and more violent'

'It started with a little rocking... suddenly it got more and more violent'

Adrian Freeney, an Irishman living in Mexico City, describes where he was when the quake struck

'This going to be unlike anything the island has ever seen before'

'This going to be unlike anything the island has ever seen before'

Tyler Allender, Meteorologist at WJHG television, Panama City Beach, Florida is tracking the path of Hurricane Maria as she bears down on the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

9 new areas announced for Music Generation

9 new areas announced for Music Generation

Rosaleen Molloy, National Director of Music Generation, announces expansion of programme into nine new areas, student Caoimhe Barry explains the impact the initiative has had on her

Are rent control measures working?

Are rent control measures working?

Margaret McCormick, Information Officer with the Irish Property Owners' Association, and Aideen Hayden, Chair of housing charity, Threshold, discuss the announcement of new Rent Pressure Zones and moves to clarify the law around the refurbishment of rental properties

Trump warns US may have to 'destroy' North Korea

Trump warns US may have to 'destroy' North Korea

Bob Schmuhl, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame, discusses President Donald Trump's first address to the United Nations General Assembly

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Jean Byrne

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongain

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Colm Ó Mongain

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Ireland By Bike: Stories from the cycleways

Listen back to the people Cian McCormack met and the stories they had to tell as he cycled around Ireland

When I grow up, I want to work for Ferrari

Aisling Kenny reports on students who have pitched their business ideas to local entrepreneurs as part of a 'Dragon's Den' style programme for primary school children

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