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    Wednesday 25th November

    Second Hour Podcast, Wednesday 25 November, 2015

    Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal MacCoille

    First Hour Podcast, Wednesday 25 November, 2015

    Presented by Cathal MacCoille and Gavin Jennings

    Obama and Erdogan agree on need to reduce tensions

    Dr. Andrew Cottey of the Department of Government at University College Cork discusses the implications for relations between Moscow and Ankara after Turkey shoots down a Russian fighter jet

    Musician's equipment stolen, then returned

    Jason Byrne, musician and postman, said the equipment, worth thousands, was returned in perfect condition

    41% of abused women experience digital abuse and stalking

    Margaret Martin, Director of Women's Aid, says new laws are needed to tackle the digital abuse of women in Ireland

    Turkey does not want escalation with Russia

    Ivor Crottey, Russia Today journalist, discusses the reaction in Moscow to the downing of a Russian jet by the Turkish military

    Cavan-Monaghan TD Sean Conlan to run as an independent in the General Election

    David Davin Power, RTE's Political Correspondent, discusses the resignation of Cavan-Monaghan TD, Seán Conlan from the Fine Gael Party and the Banking Inquiry Committee's decision to significantly shorten its final report

    IFA to hold emergency meeting on controversial pay

    Members of the Irish Farmers Association in Galway spoke to Western Correspondent, Pat McGrath; Former County Kildare chairman of the IFA, David Eager, spoke to reporter Jackie Fox; George Lee, RTÉ Agriculture Correspondent, discusses a meeting of the Executive Council of the Irish Farmers' Association this morning

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    Untreated sewage pumped into water courses in 45 urban areas - EPA

    Cian McCormack reports on the Urban Waste Water Treatment Report 2014

    Concern for safety of red squirrels in Limerick

    Tom McNamara, local resident of Friarstown, Ballysheedy, says flyover rope bridges are needed in the area to stop the killing of red squirrels on the R511

    Elderly man dies in house fire in Dublin

    Ciara Ni Bhroin, reporter, has the latest on what happened at the scene

    Age Action express grave concern about planned strike by ED nurses

    Pamela O'Brien, a nurse at the Emergency Department of St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin, describes the working conditions that nurses face there on a daily basis and Justin Moran of Age Action explains why he's worried for the safety of elderly patients during the nurses' upcoming industrial action

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    Tuesday 24th November

    Second Hour Podcast: Tues 24 November, 2015

    Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

    First Hour Podcast: Tues 24 November, 2015

    Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

    '50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy' wins Emmy

    Sinead Brennan, RTÉ Ten, discusses why winning the award is a big deal

    Political figures in US hit out at Pfizer-Allergan merger

    Tom Petruno, financial writer, discusses why Pfizer's expected move to Ireland is provoking a furious backlash in the US

    Turkish F-16s shoot down Russian plane

    Laura Wells, journalist in Istanbul, discusses the shooting down of Russian plane

    Members of Banking Inquiry meeting in bid to avert collapse

    David Davin Power, Political Correspondent, discusses the latest attempts of the inquiry to salvage it's final report

    'We will get organisation back on track' - O'Leary

    Tim O'Leary, acting President of the Irish Farmers' Association, discusses an investigation into pay at the organisation

    Drumm loses appeal over US bankruptcy rejection

    Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent, has the latest on the attempts of former CEO Anglo Irish Bank to have his ruling overturned

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    ED nurses ballot for strike action

    Ingrid Miley, Industry and Employment Correspondent, looks ahead to the result of an INMO ballot for strike action by nurses in the country's Emergency Departments

    Hatton Garden heist gang on trial

    Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, discusses the first day of the Hatton Garden jewel heist

    Irish people to spend an average of €563 on Christmas

    Frank Conway, Founder of the Irish Financial Review, outlines the findings of the new survey

    Brussels to remain on highest level of alert for another week

    Eimear Lowe, Deputy Foreign Editor, has the latest from Brussels as Belgian police charge a fourth person with terrorism offences

    Salary controversy at the IFA - Who knew what?

    Tomás O'Fatharta, a farmer in Co Galway gives his view ont he copntroversy; George Lee, Agriculture Correspondent, discusses the establishment of a review into remuneration and corporate governance at the IFA

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

    Monday 23rd November

    Second Hour Podcast: Monday 23 November 2015

    Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

    First Hour Podcast: Monday 23 November 2015

    Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

    Gardaí investigating woman's death in Cork

    Jennie O'Sullivan reports on the death of a woman in Cork

    Pfizer and Irish-based Allergan 'close to $150bn mega-merge deal'

    Conor Brophy, of our Business staff, discusses the expected merger

    Limerick school to consider religion request

    Emma O Kelly, Education Correspondent, discusses a meeting at Castletroy College to consider whether a first-year pupil can be allowed to opt out of studying religion

    Calls for IFA president to step down over pay row

    Tomas O'Fatharta, farmer and member of the Eyrecourt branch of the IFA, calls for IFA President Eddie Downey to stand down

    Banking Inquiry in trouble?

    Colm McCarthy, Economist, analyses the work of the Banking Inquiry so far

    Belgian police mount raids in Brussels and other towns

    Alex Thomson, Chief Correspondent at Channel 4 News, reports from Brussels

    Brussels remains under highest terror alert

    Margaret Gilmore, security expert with the Royal United Services Institute, examines what intelligence may be behind the Brussels security alert

    08:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Fiona Kelly

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