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Morning Ireland Wednesday 21 November 2018

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael and Audrey Carville

E.coli contamination found in 51 private water supplies - EPA

E.coli contamination found in 51 private water supplies - EPA

Darragh Page, Programme Manager of the EPA's Office of Environmental Enforcement, warns of the health risks posed by poor quality drinking water from private supplies and is encouraging suppliers to register with their local authorities for regular testing

Many immigrant workers needed if more houses to be built - ESRI

Many immigrant workers needed if more houses to be built - ESRI

Kieran McQuinn, research professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, reports on research which assesses whether or not the economy has capacity to meet future activity in the construction sector

O'Neill holds crunch talks with the FAI - report

O'Neill holds crunch talks with the FAI - report

Tony O'Donoghue, Soccer Correspondent, discusses speculation around Martin O'Neill's future as Ireland Manager

Aquarius being held in Marseille under seizure after the Italian authorities alleged it illegally dumped waste

Aquarius being held in Marseille under seizure after the Italian authorities alleged it illegally dumped waste

Sam Taylor, Director of MSF Ireland, condemns Italy's allegation the Aquarius migrant ship dumped waste illegally and calls the move sinister.

US to keep 'steadfast' partnership with Saudis despite Khashoggi murder

US to keep 'steadfast' partnership with Saudis despite Khashoggi murder

Borzou Daragahi, Middle East Journalist based in Istanbul, discusses yesterday's statement from US President Donald Trump, in which he defended US ties with Saudi Arabia despite condemnation over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Broadband review not expected to find process undermined

Broadband review not expected to find process undermined

RTE's Mary Regan outlines details of the review of the procurement process for the National Broadband Plan which was ordered after the resignation of former Communications Minister Denis Naughten.

Govt to consider referendum on public ownership of water services

Govt to consider referendum on public ownership of water services

Eoin O'Broin, Sinn Féin housing spokesperson and Conor O'Mahoney, UCC lecturer and constitutional lawyer discuss the potential referendum on keeping water services in public ownership.

Interpol confirms South Korean as new president

Interpol confirms South Korean as new president

Dr Sally Leivesley, international security advisor, analyses why a South Korean was chosen over a Russian as the new Interpol president

New DIT campus at Grangegorman will expand to accommodate 10,000 students

New DIT campus at Grangegorman will expand to accommodate 10,000 students

RTE's Louise Byrne visits Dublin's Grangegorman to see how residents and students feel about accommodating thousands of DIT students there.

NUIG imitates enigma machine as part of Science Festival

NUIG imitates enigma machine as part of Science Festival

Juliette Gash reports from NUI Galway where Dr James Grimes has been letting students explore code with the enigma machine as part of Galway Science Festival

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

8:10 It Says In The Papers

8:10 It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Ciara Ní Bhrion

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Joan Blackwell of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast: Wed 21 November, 2018

First Hour Podcast: Wed 21 November, 2018

Presented by Audrey Carville and Rachael English

Second Hour Podcast: Wed 21 November, 2018

Second Hour Podcast: Wed 21 November, 2018

Presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville

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Programme Highlights

Renowned musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin dies

Sinead Crowley, Arts and Media correspondent, reflects on the life of musician, composer and academic, Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin

Family hubs: are they the solution?

Louise Byrne reports on the use of family hubs as temporary housing for homeless people, two years after the first hub opened in Tallaght

Irish businesses to clinch €50m trade deals in China

Yvonne Murray reports from Shanghai where an Irish delegation, led by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys, is expecting to sign deals worth €50m

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