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Morning Ireland Monday 20 April 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Fran McNulty

Mass drowning feared after migrant boat capsizes

Mass drowning feared after migrant boat capsizes

Paddy Agnew, Rome Correspondent, Irish Times, has the latest from Catania in Sicily where the bodies of migrants who drowned while attempting to travel to Europe are being recovered

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European governments should support action to protect migrants

European governments should support action to protect migrants

Peter Sutherland, UN special representative for migration and development, discusses the international response to the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea, in which up to 700 migrants are feared drowned

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Family of Brian Lenihan want role in Banking Inquiry

Family of Brian Lenihan want role in Banking Inquiry

Mary O'Rourke, former Fianna Fáil minister, explains why the family of the late Brian Lenihan has requested input into the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry

Ireland has some of the worst survival rates for common cancers

Ireland has some of the worst survival rates for common cancers

Dr Jerome Coffey, interim Director of the National Cancer Control Programme, says Ireland's cancer survival rates will compare more favourably to other European countries in the next global study once cancer care initiatives have taken effect

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FF and SF debate fitness for government

FF and SF debate fitness for government

Micheál Martin, Fianna Fáil party leader and Gerry Adams, Sinn Féin party president debate the 1916 anniversary commemorations and Sinn Féin's response to recent child abuse allegations

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Tight contest expected in UK General Election

Tight contest expected in UK General Election

Conor Hunt reports from the UK's tightest constituency, Hampstead and Kilburn ahead of next month's British general election

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Satellite technology used to investigate Killarney gorse fires

Satellite technology used to investigate Killarney gorse fires

Anne Lucey, Journalist in Killarney, discusses the use of satellite technology to assist the on-going investigation into the illegal gorse fires which threatened Killarney National Park in recent weeks

Damage caused by casual drinking highlighted

Damage caused by casual drinking highlighted

Mark O'Flynn reports on the rising number of Irish people diagnosed with liver disease as a result of 'habitual' drinking as National Alcohol Awareness Week begins

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Happy Birthday "Moore's Law"

Happy Birthday "Moore's Law"

Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent, reports on the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law which has predicted the development of computer technology

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7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8:15am It Says In The Papers

8:15am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by David Rodgers of Met Éireann

First Hour Podcast, Monday 20th April 2015

Monday 20th April, 2015

Second Hour Podcast, Monday 20th April, 2015

Monday 20th April, 2015

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Programme Highlights

Shannon Airport hits turbulence

Tommy Meskill reports on the effect that slowing growth at Shannon Airport is having on businesses in Co Clare

When is a good time to call an election?

Cian McCormack looks at the factors influencing the decision to call a general election

Experts highlight importance of skin-on-skin contact

Juliette Gash reports on a 10% increase in the rate of breastfeeding and a new emphasis on skin contact with baby

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