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Friday 17th January

The Week In News

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

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 17th January 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

Kilcoo dreaming the impossible dream

Gail Conway reports on Kilcoo GAC, which will go in search of a first AIB All-Ireland Club Football Championship title when they take on four-time winners Corofin at Croke Park.

Issues facing voters in the Wicklow constituency

Gill Stedman speaks to Peir Leonard, Independent Cllr for Wicklow and Eimear Dodd, Reporter with the Wicklow People take a look at some of the issues facing voters in the Wicklow constituency.

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Damien O'Meara

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Investigation after young man fatally stabbed in Cork

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, reports on the death of a man who was stabbed at a house party in Cork city.

Varadkar, Flanagan to meet gardaí in Drogheda

Sinéad Hussey, Northeast Correspondent, reports from Drogheda on the fallout of the ongoing feud in the town. Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the latest in the murder of Keane Mulready-Woods.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Cian McCormack

8AM Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

Weather Forecast

Presented by Harm Luijkx of Met Éireann

7:55am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Tractor protest causes disruption to businesses

Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland and Daniel Long of the Individual Farmers Association, on this week's 'tractorcade' demonstration.

7:35am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

7:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

HSE warning as mumps outbreak become widespread

Dr Kevin Kelleher, Assistant National Director, Public Health, warns schools, colleges and universities about the outbreak, and asked students to check their vaccination status before returning to college.

Farmers' protest causes major traffic delays in Dublin

Conor Faughnan, Director of Consumer Affairs for AA Ireland, on traffic disruption caused by this week's tractor demonstrations in Dublin

Director of Election Interviews: Aontú

Peadar Tóibín, Aontú leader, discusses his campaign to win seats in general election.

How will the independent candidates do in election 2020?

Dr Adrian Kavanagh, Maynooth University, discusses how the Independents will do in the General Election.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Cian McCormack

Thursday 16th January

Road closures in Dublin City remain in place

Joan O'Sullivan reports live from the farmer protest in Dublin City.

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 16th January 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

Director of Election Interviews: People Before Profit

Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit, discusses his group's hopes for the upcoming general election.

How students feel about the General Election being on a Saturday

Gill Stedman reports live from Maynooth University and speaks to students on the significance of the Saturday vote.

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Damien O'Meara

£2 billion in funding for Northern Ireland Executive

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, reports on the €2 billion investment into the new Northern Ireland Executive from the UK Government.

Man injured in tent removal remains in hospital

Father Peter McVerry, Homeless campaigner and founder of the Peter McVerry Trust, after a man was left with life changing injuries after his tent was removed.

Human remains are those of missing Co Louth teenager

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the latest in the investigation into the violent death of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Cian McCormack

8AM Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Presented by Harm Luijkx of Met Éireann

7:55am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Quality of drinking water from private supplies continues to fall – EPA

Michelle Minihan, Senior Inspector at EPA, discusses the lack of monitoring in private water supplies.

Director of Election Interviews: Green Party

Eamon Ryan, Leader of the Green Party, on the priorities for them in the election campaign.

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Damien O'Meara

7:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

Russian government resigns after Putin calls for reform

Evan Gershkovich, Journalist with the Moscow Times newspaper, assess what President Vladimir Putin's surprise constitutional move and resignation of the government and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev means for Russia.

Director of Election Interviews: Social Democrats

Róisín Shortall, Social Democrats, discusses the issues of importance for them in the general election.

Election campaigning to focus on Brexit and the economy

Michéal Lahane, Political Correspondent, gives an update on the election campaign.

Full resources to be put into Drogheda murder probe

Christy Mangan, Chief superintendent, addressing media at Drogheda Garda Station on the murder of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Cian McCormack

Wednesday 15th January

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville.

Homeless man in tent removed by industrial vehicle

John Kilraine, Dublin Correspondent, reports that a homeless man is in a serious condition in hospital following an incident near the Grand Canal in Dublin city centre yesterday afternoon.

'Tractorcade' protest planned for Dublin city centre

Fran McNulty, Agricultural Correspondent, on today's 'tractorcade' demonstration in Dublin.

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Director of Election Interviews: Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Paschal Donohoe, Fine Gael's director of orgnisation; and Dara Calleary, Fianna Fáil's director of elections, set out their party's stalls has the first full day of GE2020 begins.

Remains found in burning car linked to missing teenager

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that human remains have been discovered in a burnt out car in Drumcondra in Dublin.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Cian McCormack

8AM Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin of Met Éireann

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Programme Highlights

Saturday polling: will it boost the youth vote?

Gill Stedman reports live from Maynooth University and speaks to students on the significance of the Saturday vote

Kilcoo dreaming the impossible dream

Gail Conway reports on Kilcoo GAC, which will go in search of a first AIB All-Ireland Club Football Championship title when they take on four-time winners Corofin at Croke Park.

Social Media: past, present and future (full interview)

Jackie Fox speaks to Tanya Lokot, Professor of Social Media Communications at DCU; Sinead O'Carroll, Editor at The Journal; and Orlaith Condon, host of the podcast 'My Pod on Paper'

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