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Tuesday 27th June

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Presented by Audrey Carville and Conor Brophy

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Presented by Audrey Carville and Conor Brophy

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Padraic Lodge

Facebook to produce own TV series

Gordon Hunt, Journalist with Silicon Republic, discusses Facebook's decision to produce original content

AIB shares rise on first day of unconditional trade

Adam Maguire discusses AIB shares that are starting unconditional trading in Dublin and London today

Salvador Dalí's body to be exhumed for paternity test

Miguel-Anxo Murado, freelance writer and journalist discusses a Spanish court order to carry out a DNA study to attempt to settle the long-running claim by woman who says she is the artist’s child

Appeals for all road users to be more careful in summer months

Garda Chief Superintendent Aidan Reid, Garda National Roads Policing Bureau, discusses a joint appeal with the Road Safety Authority for all road users to take greater care this summer

'It's a nightmare for me and my lovely wife'

Mary Condell, Legal Advisor with Sage, an advocacy group for older people, calls for more flexibility in the Fair Deal scheme when dealing with couples

'We would have been in a position to buy the house absent the scheme'

Aisling Kenny reports on the Help-to-Buy Scheme as the incentive looks set to be scrapped

Power-sharing talks to resume in Northern Ireland

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, says intensive talks will resume at Stormont this morning, ahead of Thursday's deadline to form a new power sharing government

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona kelly

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Presented by Met Éireann's John Eagleton

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Partial reprieve for Donald Trump's travel ban

Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies at Centre for Immigration Studies, discusses the US Supreme Court's decision to lift an injunction against Trump's travel ban

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Padraic Lodge

NERI calls for end to tax-cutting agenda

Dr Tom McDonnell, Senior Economist at the Nevin Economic Research Institute, discusses its latest quarterly report which says there is significant under investment in areas fundamental to long term economic growth

Judicial appointments bill goes to the Dáíl

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, says the Government will introduce the judicial appointments bill in the Dáil today despite judicial objections

Intensive talks due to resume at Stormont

Nicholas Whyte, Visiting Politics Professor at Ulster University, analyses the DUP's deal to support the minority Conservative government

7:15am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented Fiona Kelly

Monday 26th June

Second Hour Podcast: Monday, 26 June, 2017

Presented by Conor Brophy and Gavin Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Monday, 26 June, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Conor Brophy

How much did you get for your Holy Communion?

Aisling Kenny speaks to people on Grafton Street

DUP deal would mark another stage in resurrection of Foster

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, looks ahead to what is needed for a power-sharing deal in Stormont work

Draft judicial appointments board would see lay majority

Tom O'Malley, barrister and senior lecturer in Law at NUI Galway, discusses the war of words which developed over the weekend between the Government and the Judiciary

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Pauric Lodge

Should fire marshalls be hired instead of evacuating tower blocks?

Niall Rowan, Chief Operations Officer at the Association for Specialist Fire Protection, discusses the growing number of tower blocks in the UK found to have unsafe cladding

14 pregnant women and 20 children among rescued refugees

Leonard Doyle, spokesperson for the International Organisation For Migration, discusses the rescue of more than 700 people from the Mediterranean yesterday

Foster hopes to finalise Tories deal in London talks

Richard Bullick, former DUP Special Advisor to Northern Ireland's First Minister, outlines the options available if Thursday's deadline for restoring power-sharing is missed

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Presented by Joan Blackburn of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Harry Potter fans celebrate 20 years of the boy in the cupboard under the stairs

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, speaks to fans of the series of books which have sold more than half a billion copies and been translated into more than 70 languages

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Pauric Lodge

What benefits will the DUP secure in exchange for support of Theresa May's government?

Siobhan Fenton, freelance journalist based in Belfast, reports that Wales and Scotland will be looking closely at any deal the DUP reaches with the Conservative government

Residents evacuated from tower blocks in London

Bob O'Toole, head of the Residents' Association in the Chalcots Estate in Camden, says about 4,000 people have been evacuated from their homes

Irish navy rescues record number of people from Mediterranean

Brian Fitzgerald, commander of the LÉ Eithne, describes the operation in which 712 people were cared for aboard his ship

Fine Gael enjoys a Varadkar bounce but tensions remain

Mícheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, reports on tensions between the Govt and the judiciary, and a poll showing a six-point increase in Fine Gael's popularity

Arlene Foster and Theresa May meet at Downing Street for further talks

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, reports that Mrs Foster is hoping to do a deal with the Tories, and also agree the resumption of power-sharing at Stormont, this week

7.15am Business news

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

Friday 23rd June

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 23 June, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Fran McNulty

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 23 June, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Fran McNulty

Weather Forecast

Presented by Liz Walsh of Met Éiresnn

Ireland By Bike: Co Kerry

Cian McCormack goes for a dip in the ocean in Co Kerry

Brussels reacts to UK offer on EU citizens

George Parker, Political Editor with the Financial Times, reports from Brussels on the reaction to the UK's offer on the rights of EU citizens in Britain

8:40am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Govt begin to sell stake in AIB at rate of €4.40 per share

David Murphy, Business Editor, tells us about the sale of the Government's sale of some of its holding in AIB

'Govt's target was ambitious and should be praised rather than criticised'

Brendan Kenny, Deputy Chief Executive of Dublin City Council with responsibility for housing and the Dublin Region Homeless Executive, discusses the Government's failure to achieve the July deadline for getting homeless families out of hotels

Are family hubs a good alternative to hotels?

Aisling Kenny reports on 'family hubs' which are due to be rolled out across Dublin over the coming months as part of Govt housing plans

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