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Morning Ireland Friday 17 November 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

Varadkar and May to meet ahead of EU summit

Varadkar and May to meet ahead of EU summit

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, looks ahead to a meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a summit of EU leaders in Gothenburg

Coveney wants more clarity on border in Brexit talks

Coveney wants more clarity on border in Brexit talks

Micheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, has more on what Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD and UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson MP said in Dublin this morning

Mugabe shown in talks with military

Mugabe shown in talks with military

Tatenda Maredza, Harare-based journalist, has the latest on the political situation in Zimbabwe

Ireland continues to miss climate targets

Ireland continues to miss climate targets

Finola Finan, Trócaire's Deputy Executive Director, discusses efforts to achieve Ireland's climate change goals

All-Island congenital heart disease conference takes place in Belfast

All-Island congenital heart disease conference takes place in Belfast

Dr Paul Ozlislok, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist at Crumlin Hospital, discusses an All-Island approach to children's health

World Prematurity Day aims to highlight challenges of pre-term birth

World Prematurity Day aims to highlight challenges of pre-term birth

Louise Byrne reports on pre-term twins Zoe and Jessica Nugent who were given just a 30% chance of survival; Michael Boyle, Consultant Neonatologist in the Rotunda Hospital, discusses new supports for parents of babies born prematurely

Cyclists may be banned from some Luas areas

Cyclists may be banned from some Luas areas

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

Mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in Italian hospital

Mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in Italian hospital

Paddy Agnew, Journalist in Rome, discusses the death of Salvatore 'Toto' Riina, a renowned figure in Italian mafia

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

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 Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann

News bulletin

News bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 17 November, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 17 November, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 17 November, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 17 November, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Paul Cunningham

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Native Irish bee not extinct after all

Cathy Halloran, Mid West Correspondent, reports on a study which found that a significant population of the pure native Irish honey bee continues to thrive in this country

Should tackling be banned in schools rugby?

Louise Byrne reports on a row over calls for the banning of tackling and scrums in underage rugby games

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