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Wednesday 26th June

Full Programme Project: Wednesday June 26th 2019

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Maggie Doyle

Cian's look at curbing our carbon emissions

Cian McCormack's travelling Ireland in an electric car to look at the challenges we face in our bid to beat climate change

Record breaking temperatures due for mainland europe

Jessica Saltz, Berlin correspondent for Euronews, discusses the extreme weather that is currently being experienced in Germany

10,000 health support staff to go on strike for 24 hours

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, reports from Cork University Hospital on how the strike action is impacting the region and Pat McGrath, Western Correspondent, assesses the impact strike action is having on hospital services in the West and North West

8:35am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Donohoe urges sides in health dispute to return to Labour Court

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, discusses the Summer Economic Statement and the strike of healthcare support staff

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Presented by Klara Finkele of Met Éireann

7:55am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Thousands of greyhounds 'culled each year' for not being fast enough

Conor Ryan, RTE Investigates, discusses the greyhound industry which will receive almost 17 million in funding this year and finds that over a third of the dogs are destroyed each year for being too slow

Migrants are fairly evenly distributed across neighbourhoods in Ireland

Helen Russell, Research Professor with the ESRI, discusses new research that shows that migrants are evenly distributed across neighbourhoods in Ireland

7:35am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

7:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Eir certain it can roll out the National Broadband Plan for less than one billion euro

Aisling Kenny reports on last nights Oireachtas communications committee hearing on the National Broadband plan

Increased supply cools house price inflation - Daft.ie

Ronan Lyons, Economist at Trinity College Dublin, discusses the latest Daft.ie Sales Report which shows the lowest rate of inflation since 2013

Significant disruption warned over health support staff strike

Amy Ni Riada, RTE reporter, gives details of what hospitals are impacted by today's strike action and Ingrid Miley, Industry and Employment Correspondent, reports on the first day of strike action by 10,000 HSE support staff over pay

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

Tuesday 25th June

Documentary On One: Dark Snow and Emma wins big at International Radio Awards

Liam O'Brien, Head of RTE Radio One's Documentary On One, on the impressive awards haul for his documentary and many more for RTÉ Radio

Dublin beaches swim ban 'unfortunate' - Irish Water

Sean Laffey, Head of Assett Managment at Irish Water discusses the sewerage wastewater overflow at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant that has led to the closure of a number of bathing areas across Dublin

Trump signs order imposing further sanctions on Iran

Shoshank Joshi, defense editor with The Economist, discusses the tough new sanctions imposed on Iran, targetting the country's supreme leader [Ayatollah Ali Khamenei] and top military chiefs

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Eir's role in the roll out of rural broadband

Timmy Dooley, Fianna Fail spokesperson on Communications, discusses Eir's claim that it could deliver the National Broadband Plan for under one billion euro

Economic statement to address scale of shock if no-deal Brexit

Stephen Kinsella, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Limerick preview the Government's summer economic statement and the various Brexit scenarios it will likely make allowances for

54.9% rise in reported sexual offences over four years

Dr Cliona Sadlier, Executive Director of the Rape Crisis Network, discusses new CSO data showing an increase of over 50% in the number of reported sexual offences over the past four years

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Johnson declines to discuss dispute in detail during BBC interview

George Parker, Political Editor with the Financial Times, discusses Boris Johnson's latest comments on Brexit and the Northern Ireland border from an interview with the BBC last night

Weather Forecast

Presented by Liz Walsh of Met Éireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Lack of contingency plans in place ahead of a major SIPTU strike

Dr Fergal Hickey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Sligo University Hospital discusses the lack of contingency plans in place aheaad of a major SIPTU strike

Mexico deploy nearly 15,000 soliders to its border with the United States

Jose Diaz-Briseno, the Washington correspondent for Mexico's best-selling paper Reforma, will discuss poor conditions children are being kept in along the Mexican/US border and the White House response

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

7:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Wednesday's strike by healthcare staff to go ahead after talks end

Ingrid Miley, Industry and Employment Correspondent, discusses talks between SIPTU and the DEPR as a major strike among health support staff looms

Eir claims it could have delivered National Broadband Plan for under €1bn

Micheal Lehane, Political Correspondent, discusses the Government's summer economic statement as well as latest developments with regards to the National Broadband Plan

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

Monday 24th June

Cycle greenway or train service for Western Rail Corridor

Pat McGrath, Western Correspondent weighs up the debate over whether the Western Rail Corridor would be best used as a train service or a cycling greenway

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

Rainfall warning in effect, ahead of warmer weather

Harm Luijkx, Meteorologist with Met Eireann, has details of a wave of warm weather that is expected across the country this week

Cian's race to beat climate change in electric car

Cian McCormack's travelling Ireland in an electric car to look at the challenges we face in our bid to beat climate change

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

Johnson under pressure to discuss police incident

Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, assesses the latest developments in the race to become the next British prime minister

'Dark cloud descended over Donegal as news broke'

Fianna Fail TD and Leas Cheann Comhairle Pat the Cope Gallagher discusses the tragic death of father of five Manus Kelly, a competitor in the Donegal International Rally

Concern over BAI proposal to regulate social media

Michael O'Keeffe, Chief Executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, on the body's proposal for extra powers to regulate harmful online content

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Presented by John Eagleton of Met Eireann

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

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Armed groups recruit and abuse children as part of DRC conflict

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Myths and misinformation first obstacle when combating ebola

Dimitri O'Donnell reports from DRC, where a community health worker tells him about the dangers of Ebola

Trauma inside a DRC ebola treatment centre

Dimitri O'Donnell reports from the Democratic Republic of Congo on the latest ebola outbreak

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