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Monday 14th October

Morning Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 14th October 2019

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

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Court hands Catalan leaders up to 13 years jail

Raphael Minder, Madrid-based correspondent for the New York Times, reports that Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced nine Catalan leaders to prison terms ranging from nine to 13 years for sedition and misuse of public funds for their role in a failed 2017 independence bid.

IFAC reacts to Budget 2020

Seamus Coffey, UCC economist and chair of the statutory financial oversight body the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, reacts to Budget 2020.

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Shannon Airport is experiencing turbulence

Tommy Meskill reports on the effect slowing growth at Shannon Airport is having on businesses in Co Clare.

Turkey denies US troops were targeted near Kobani

Jasper Mortimer, freelance journalist in Turkey, describes the situation along the Turkish side of the border with Syria as the Turkish military offensive against Syria's Kurds continues.

UK, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week as talks get under way in Brussels

Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin President, on her conversation with British PM Boris Johnson yesterday and her day of talks today with political leaders.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Presented by Elizabeth Coleman of Met Éireann

7:55am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Inaugural meeting of Beef Market Taskforce to take place

Fran McNulty, Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Correspondent, talks about the Beef Market Taskforce ahead of its first meeting which is due to be held later this morning.

Poland's ruling nationalists ahead - exit poll

Rafal Kiepuszewsk, English Editor of The Polish Market, discusses last nights exit polls which show that Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party will remain in power.

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

7:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Man who died following Cork assault is identified

Caitriona Twomey of Cork Penny Dinners talks about the crisis facing people forced to live on the streets in Cork, where a homeless man was killed over the weekend.

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, on the dwindling prospects of a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations.

Kurds announce deal with Damascus on Syrian deployment

Michael Young, Senior Editor at the Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut, analyses the latest developments in Turkey's military action against the Kurds in Syria.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

Friday 11th October

Morning Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 11th October 2019

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

Reaching Brexit deal by deadline 'challenging' - Martin

Michéal Martin, Leader of Fianna Fáil, discusses the latest on Brexit.

When is a good time to call an election?

Cian McCormack asks when is it a good time to call an election?

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Damien O'Meara

The Week In News

A selection of stories from the week, as chosen by the Morning Ireland team.

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Thousands of Kurds flee Turkish attacks in Syria

Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 News International Editor who's in northern Syria, describes the situation there as the Turkish military offensive against Kurdish forces continues.

Leo has now entered the casino as endgame nears

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, assesses what may follow from the Brexit talks between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Cheshire.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8am Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

Weather Forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin of Met Éireann

7:55am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Founding rector of UCD to be made a saint

Joe Little, Religious Affairs Correspondent, discusses the canonisation of John Henry Newman on Sunday in Rome.

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Damien O'Meara

7:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Politicians hand back €10,000 in Oireachtas expenses

Seán McCárthaigh, Journalist, discusses how some TDs and Senators were found in an audit to have made ineligible expense claims.

Brexit deal possible by 31 October deadline - Taoiseach

George Parker, Political Editor at Financial Times, discusses the prospect of a solution with less than three weeks to the Brexit deadline.

Barnier and Barclay to meet as Brexit deal hope revived

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, reports on vital talks between UK Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay and EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier this morning.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

Thursday 10th October

Morning Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 10th October 2019

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

Coleen Rooney accuses Vardy of selling stories to paper

Sinéad Brennan discusses the confrontation between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy yesterday after details from Rooney's private Instagram account were leaked to The Sun newspaper.

Keeping kids safe on the farm

Alma Jordan, Founder of AgriKids, a farm safety education programme, speaks to us following her win at the 2019 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards.

Search resumes for missing fisherman in Co Cork

John Draper, Division Controller at the Valentia Coastguard coordination centre, tells us that a search operation is under way after a fisherman failed to return to port in west Cork last night.

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Damien O'Meara

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

'Don't let the flu get to you', advises HSE

Simon Harris, Minister for Health, urges vulnerable people to take the flu vaccine this winter.

Varadkar and Johnson set for 'detailed' Brexit talks

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, previews a meeting between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Cheshire today.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

7:55am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

Bones of 325 million-year-old amphibian found in Clare

Dr. Eamon Doyle, Geologist, discusses the discovery of tiny bones in County Clare, belonging to a 325 million year old amphibian.

Mental health rehabilitation services 'inadequate' - report

John Farrelly, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Commission, discusses a report released by the commission today in relation to the lack of mental health services in Ireland.

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Programme Highlights

Shannon Airport hits turbulence

Tommy Meskill reports on the effect that slowing growth at Shannon Airport is having on businesses in Co Clare

When is a good time to call an election?

Cian McCormack looks at the factors influencing the decision to call a general election

Experts highlight importance of skin-on-skin contact

Juliette Gash reports on a 10% increase in the rate of breastfeeding and a new emphasis on skin contact with baby

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