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Morning Ireland Thursday 29 January 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Christopher McKevitt

Extra resources required for water conservation grant

Extra resources required for water conservation grant

Catherine Murphy, Independent TD, says the water conservation grant is nothing more than an exercise in creative accounting

Statement from Dept of Social Protection

Statement from Dept of Social Protection

Oireachtas Committee to hear submissions on Aer Lingus takeover

Oireachtas Committee to hear submissions on Aer Lingus takeover

John O'Mahony, Chair of the Oireachtas Transport Committee, discusses hearings later today on the proposed takeover of Aer Lingus

Lack of facilities to care for dementia sufferers

Lack of facilities to care for dementia sufferers

Suzanne Cahill, Director of the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, discusses a new survey showing significant inequities in the location and number of Specialist Care Units

Humanists to discuss school enrolment with Taoiseach

Humanists to discuss school enrolment with Taoiseach

Emma O'Kelly, Education Correspondent, reports on the continuing difficulties of non-religious parents to get school places for their children

Japan facing deadline for execution of IS hostage

Japan facing deadline for execution of IS hostage

Fawaz Gerges, Professor of Middle East Relations at the LSE, and David McNeill, journalist in Tokyo, discuss how Japan is dealing with the IS hostage situation

Consultants sceptical over new pay deal

Consultants sceptical over new pay deal

Dr Gerard Crotty, President of the Irish Hospital Consultant Association, says the revised pay terms will fail to attract high calibre doctors who are urgently needed in the health service

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Dáil walkout after garda inquiry debate cancelled

Dáil walkout after garda inquiry debate cancelled

Conor McMorrow reports on a Dáil row over the cancellation of a debate on a motion setting up an inquiry into the Cavan-Monaghan Garda Division

New Greek Govt to limit all-in package holidays

New Greek Govt to limit all-in package holidays

Pat Dawson, CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association, discusses a suggestion by the new Greek Prime Minister that he may try to halt the development of all-inclusive holiday resorts

Inquest into Sydney siege hears harrowing evidence

Inquest into Sydney siege hears harrowing evidence

Amanda Hoh, journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald, reports on details of the deaths of two hostages in December's siege

Charity donations creep up ... slowly

Charity donations creep up ... slowly

Anne Hannify, CEO of Fundraising Ireland, discusses new figures which show a small bounce back in charity donations, as public trust in organisations begins to grow again

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Valerie Cox

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sports news

8:40am Sports news

Presented by Des Cahill

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Pat Clarke of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 29 January, 2015

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 29 January, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 29 January, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 29 January, 2015

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The search for Santa

We've assigned our reporter Cian McCormack to find Santa! And he needs the help of all the children in Ireland. If you have a question or think you know how Santa gets around the world in just one night, contact Cian at asksanta@rte.ie

A home fit for a Taoiseach

Tommy Meskill reports on a little-known and rarely-used residence reserved for Ireland's head of Government

Is it safe to vape?

Gill Stedman looks at vaping in Ireland as the US reports that it has become a crisis

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