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    Wednesday 29th July

    Second Hour Podcast: Weds 29 July 2015

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Fran McNulty

    First Hour Podcast: Weds July 29 2015

    Presented by Audrey Carville and Fran McNulty

    Man in court after violent death of family pet

    Brian Gillen, Chief Executive of the DSPCA, gives his reaction to the case of a Dublin man who violently killed a dog in a public park

    Android users could be at risk from bug

    Adrian Weckler discusses a bug in the android operating system which affects over a billion users

    Uganda faces uphill battle against hunger

    Eimear Lowe reports from Uganda where efforts are being made to educate people on nutrition

    Drumm banking statement set to be made public today

    Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, reports on the expected publication today of David Drumm's written submission to the Banking Inquiry

    National statement on Housing Supply and Demand out later

    National Statement of Housing Supply and Demand Conor Skehan, Chair of the Housing Agency, discusses the first ever report on housing supply and demand

    Eurostat decision won't change budget arithmetic, says Govt

    Junior Environment Minister, Paudie Coffey, discusses the Euorstat decision on Irish Water

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Valerie Cox

    NATO offers Turkey support against Syria and Iraq

    Fawaz Gerges, Professor of Middle East Relations at the London School of Economics discusses NATO's support for Turkey and what it means

    Team Ireland wins first Gold Medal of 2015 Games

    Caitriona Perry reports from LA where Team Ireland has won its first Gold Medal of the Special Olympics World Games

    Government still undecided on sex shops regulation

    John Kilraine, Dublin Correspondent, reports on the ongoing absence of regulations for sex shops

    Sinn Fein calls for Irish Water to be scrapped in light of ruling

    Sinn Fein's Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty discusses why Irish Water should be abolished

    Irish Water must stay on State's balance sheet, rules Eurostat

    UCC Economist, Seamus Coffey, discusses why he believes Eurostat's decision won't upset the Budget

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Valerie Cox

    Tuesday 28th July

    Second Hour Podcast, 28 July, 2015

    Presented by Rachael English and Fran McNulty

    First Hour Podcast, 28 July, 2015

    Presented by Rachael English and Fran McNulty

    Serious failure by Permanent TSB a 'key factor' in loss of at least 22 properties

    Emma McNamara of our business staff discusses the investigation by the Central Bank

    Afghan national remanded in custody

    Conal Boyce, solicitor, discusses the situation facing his Afghan client who remains in custody after being found on the roadside without any documentation to establish his identity

    DCC to discuss relaxing minimum apartment standards

    Mary Hughes, President of the Irish Planning Institute and Director of HRA Planning, discusses draft proposals by Dublin City Council to relax minimum apartment standards to cope with housing demand

    Mixed reaction to draft adoption legislation

    Independent Senator Averil Power discusses the General Scheme and Heads of the Adoption (Information and Tracing) Bill which was published on Monday

    Gardaí investigate death of husband and wife

    Fr Gerry Campbell, Parish Priest of Kilkerley, Co Louth, gives the local reaction to the deaths of Jim and Marie Quigley

    Post-mortems will determine course of investigation

    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, has the latest in the garda investigation

    Irish Water should be scrapped - Cowen

    Fianna Fáil Spokesman on the Environment and Local Government, Barry Cowen, said the impending decision by Eurostat compounded the fact that Irish Water was the single greatest expression of incompetence by the Government

    Government assumed cost of Irish Water would be on the Exchequer balance sheet

    Michéal Lehane of our Political staff discusses ruling to be made by Eurostat on Irish Water funding

    8:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Valerie Cox

    Uber promises 150 jobs for Limerick

    Kieran Harte, General Manager of Uber Ireland, discusses the creation of hundreds of jobs at a new centre of excellence in Limerick

    Adoption Authority welcomes draft legislation

    Geoffrey Shannon, chair of the Adoption Authority, discusses the details of the Adoption Bill and some of the main concerns arising from it

    7:10am It Says In The Papers

    Presented by Valerie Cox

    Debtor released from bankruptcy two years early

    Sharon Monahan, solicitor and CEO of Fresh Start Financial Solutions, discusses her client's early discharge from bankruptcy and what it represents for future cases

    Post-mortems to be carried out on Louth couple

    Elaine Keogh, reporter, has the latest from Co Louth

    EU agency to rule on Irish Water funding

    Cliff Taylor, Managing Editor Irish Times, discusses what lies ahead for Government on the back of Eurostat's decision

    Monday 27th July

    Second Hour Podcast: Mon 27 July 2015

    Morning Ireland

    First Hour Podcast: Mon 27 July 2015

    Morning Ireland

    Warning of staffing of charities authority

    Deirdre Garvey, CEO of the Wheel, responds to concerns over resourcing at Charities Regulator

    Petition as French beach closes for Saudi King

    John Litchfield, Paris Correspondent for the London Independent, explains why people are unhappy about the closure of a beach in the French Riviera for King Salman of Saudi Arabia.

    Search goes on for three teens missing from North Dublin

    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, has the latest on the search for three teenagers who escaped from Oberstown over the weekend.

    Ebola vaccine trials due to get underway in Sierra Leone

    Barry Andrews, GOAL Chief Executive, speaks from Sierra Leone where trials for a new Ebola vaccine are due to begin.

    Lack of resourcing could harm regulator's credibility

    David Murphy, Business Editor, discusses how the Charities Regulatory Authority is struggling to fulfill its obligations due to a shortage of staff

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