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Morning Ireland Thursday 19 March 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

Gardaí investigate discovery of body in Kildare

Gardaí investigate discovery of body in Kildare

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that Gardaí have begun a criminal investigation following the discovery of a man's body in a field in Co Kildare yesterday afternoon

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NERI says economic recovery has been uneven

NERI says economic recovery has been uneven

Dr Micheál Collins, senior research officer with the Nevin Economic Research Institute, says a quarter of workers are earning less than the living wage and the recovery is concentrated in the east of the country

Govt introduces new speed limit regime

Govt introduces new speed limit regime

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe discusses new speed limit signage and guidelines being published today

Tunisia reeling from militant attack

Tunisia reeling from militant attack

Chris Stephen, Correspondent with the Guardian newspaper, reports from Tunis after yesterday's attack at the Bardo Museum

Why was Tunisia targeted and by whom?

Why was Tunisia targeted and by whom?

Borzou Daragahi, Correspondent with the Financial Times, says the killings bore all the hallmarks of an Al Qaeda or ISIS attack

Where to now for Middle East peace post-Netanyahu election?

Where to now for Middle East peace post-Netanyahu election?

Daniel Levy, former adviser to Prime Minister Ehud Barak, says if Benjamin Netanyahu rejects a two-state solution, there's no point in pursuing it

Draft report calls for beef cuts to reduce emissions

Draft report calls for beef cuts to reduce emissions

Patrick Donohoe, journalist with the Irish Farmers Journal, discusses a draft European Commission report which states that Ireland needs to cut its beef herd by 35% and its dairy herd by 5.5% if it is to meet its greenhouse gas emissions targets

HSE says funding continues for mental health services

HSE says funding continues for mental health services

Anne O'Connor, National Director for the HSE's mental health division, discusses the allocation of mental health posts for last year

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Irish astrophysicist dropped from Mars One Mission

Irish astrophysicist dropped from Mars One Mission

Dr Norbert Kraft, from the Mars One Mission, says the criticisms of the project by Dr Joseph Roche mean he can no longer take part

How to look at the eclipse safely

How to look at the eclipse safely

Lynda McGivney Nolan, Optometric Adviser with the Association of Optometrists Ireland, warns the public not to stare at the sun

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

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

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Klara Finkele of Met Éireann

8am News bulletin

8am News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 19 March, 2015

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 19 March, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 19 March, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 19 March, 2015

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Programme Highlights

Diceman exhibition celebrates Grafton St 'High King'

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports that a new exhibition celebrating the life of the man once known as the 'High King of Grafton Street' has opened at the Little Museum of Dublin on St Stephen's Green

Know your car and you'll drive more safely

Eileen Magnier, North West Correspondent, reports on a new road safety initiative in Co Donegal

You're never too old nor young for love

Natasha Murtagh reports on what love means to pupils in Delgany National School Wicklow and to a couple married 60 years.

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