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Friday 20th July

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 20 July, 2018

Presented by Bryan Dobson and Robert Shortt

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 20 July, 2018

Presented by Bryan Dobson and Robert Shortt

May calls on EU to change 'unworkable' Brexit position

Martina Fitzgerald, political correspondent on the latest from the British Prime Minister's visit to Northern Ireland.

Numbers increase for new horse owners and syndicates

Brian Kavanagh, CEO of Horse Racing Ireland explains the latest figures of growth within the industry from Horse Racing Ireland's half year report.

Tusla publish annual report for 2017

Brian Lee, Director of Quality Assurance for Tusla, The Child and Family Agency responds to the publication of its' annual report for 2017

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

Ze'ev Boker, Israeli Ambassador to Ireland responds to the decision by Israeli parliament, the Knesset, to pass the 'Nation State law' which effectively enshrines Israel as a Jewish nation state.

No-deal Brexit would adversely hit employment rate - Donohoe

Minister for for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Pascal Donohoe on the cost of failing to reach an agreement with the UK and the latest from Government's Mid-Year Expenditure Report

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Sharon Tobin

Weather Forecast

Presented by Pat Clarke of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland issue nationwide call out

Della Kilroy reports on Social Entrepreneurs Ireland nationwide call out for applications to solve social issues in Ireland, as part of her series for Morning Ireland

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

7:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Northern Ireland's Institutional Abuse Inquiry

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor reports on the first anniversary of the death of 62 year old Joan Moore, who gave evidence in Northern Ireland's Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry; and the continued lack of public acknowledgement to those who gave evidence.

Second 24-hour strike by Ryanair Irish based pilots under way

Bernard Harbor, spokesman for Fórsa, the Irish pilots' union, on the latest from the dispute between Ryanair management and the union

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

Thursday 19th July

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 19 July, 2018

Presented by Bryan Dobson and Samantha Libreri

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 19 July, 2018

Presented by Bryan Dobson and Samantha Libreri

Chequers deal could still work - CER

Charles Grant, Director of the Centre for European Reform, analyses the different options for the UK's relationship with the European Union after Brexit

Gardai issue warning over Invoice Redirect Fraud

Pat Lordan, Detective Chief Superintendent with the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, discusses how businesses are being conned through on-line false invoices

What questions would you ask the Pope?

Joe Little, Religious and Social Affairs Correspondent, reports from a meeting of Catholics in Dublin ahead of the visit of Pope Francis next month

8:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

8:30am Business News

Presentd by Adam Maguire

National minimum wage to increase to €9.80 from January

Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, discusses review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015, the Low Pay Commission's Recommendation on the National Minimum Wage and Ireland's plans to step up Brexit preparations

Any port barriers post-Brexit will be 'manageable' - Dublin Port CEO

Eamonn O'Reilly, CEO of Dublin Port, gives his reaction to plans for 1,000 new customs and veterinary inspectors to prepare ports and airports for Brexit

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

Weather Forecast

Presented by Klara Finkele of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Brexit to dominate Theresa May's visit to Northern Ireland

Brendan Wright, of our Northern staff, details the two- day visit of the British Prime Minister Theresa May to Northern Ireland

Entrepreneurs tackling some of the biggest social issues

Della Kilroy reports on how Social Entrepreneurs Ireland are tackling some major social issues

7:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

7:30am Business New

Presented by Adam Maguire

E. coli outbreak leads to closure of Galway creche

Pat McGrath, Western Correspondent, reports on the closure of a crèche in North Galway following the outbreak of E.coli that has led to two children being hospitalised

Restrictions on children changing their gender to be lifted

Stephen O'Hare, Chief Executive Officer with Transgender Equality Network Ireland, gives his reaction to recommendations published following review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015

1,000 new customs and veterinary inspectors to be hired

David Cullinane, Sinn Féin's Brexit Spokesperson, discusses the Irish government's announcement that 1,000 customs and veterinary officials will be hired to deal with the new trade rules between Britain and Ireland after Brexit

Skripal Novichok poisoning suspects 'identified'

Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, reports that British police are believed to have identified the suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack on Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

Wednesday 18th July

GPs criticise HSE over hospital waiting lists validation

Dr Maitiu O'Tuathaí, President of the National Association of GPs, discusses letters from the HSE asking people to confirm they want to remain on outpatient waiting lists.

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 18 July, 2018

Presented by Rachael English and Robert Shortt

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 18 July, 2018

Presented by Rachael English and Robert Shortt

Musk apologises for comments about British caver

Michael Safi, South Asia editor with The Guardian, reports that Tesla founder Elon Musk has apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand.

Facebook moderators instructed not to remove extreme content

Timmy Dooley, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications, calls for Facebook to appear before an Oireachtas committee to account for its content moderation policies following an undercover Channel 4 documentary

8:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

EU to negotiate Brexit on white paper only - Coveney

Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, responds to the latest developments in Britain after Prime Minister, Theresa May survived another crucial Brexit vote

'They were in the water for a considerable amount of time' - RNLI

Joe Joyce, press officer for Lough Swilly lifeboat and a crew member, outlines the rescue operation off Malin Head yesterday.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

7:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

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Grenfell Tower fire: One year on

Louise Byrne reports from Grenfell, ahead of the one-year anniversary of the fire that claimed the lives of 72 people

Vigil for Grenfell Tower victims takes place tonight

Louise Byrne speaks to a Carlow man who survived the fire that killed many of his neighbours

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