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Morning Ireland Wednesday 19 August 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Conor Brophy.

Guardianship granted to aunt of children whose father was killed in US

Guardianship granted to aunt of children whose father was killed in US

Catherine Fegan, Daily Mail journalist, reports from North Carolina where relatives of Jason Corbett have applied to bring his two children back to Ireland

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Search underway for remains of Ciara Breen

Search underway for remains of Ciara Breen

Michael O'Toole, crime reporter with the Daily Star, has the latest on the search for missing Louth teenager, Ciara Breen

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McVerry calls for rent freeze

McVerry calls for rent freeze

Fr Peter McVerry of the Peter McVerry Trust explains the need for emergency legislation to freeze rents and increase the rent supplement

110,000 AIB customers may be due insurance refund

110,000 AIB customers may be due insurance refund

Bernard Sheridan, Director of Consumer Protection at the Central Bank, outlines how affected customers can avail of redress scheme

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'Irresponsible' of Germany not to approve Greek bailout

'Irresponsible' of Germany not to approve Greek bailout

Anton Troianovski, Berlin Correspondent with the Wall Street Journal, looks ahead to a vote by the German parliament on the a rescue plan for Greece

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What happens when Greek debt deal is ratified?

What happens when Greek debt deal is ratified?

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, explains what happens once the German parliament and others ratify the Greek debt deal

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British and French to meet over migrants crisis in Calais

British and French to meet over migrants crisis in Calais

Elaine Cobb, Paris Correspondent for CBS News, looks ahead to a meeting this week between French and British Minister in Calais to devise a plan to deal with the situation there

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New rules to tackle 'marriages of convenience'

New rules to tackle 'marriages of convenience'

Edel McGinley, Director of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, expresses concern that the new rules will lead to ethnic profiling

Initiative by taxi drivers to prevent suicide

Initiative by taxi drivers to prevent suicide

Derek Devoy, Founder of Taxi Watch, explains how an initiative by Kilkenny taxi drivers is aiming to prevent suicide in the community

What's happening at the Lughnasa International Friel Festival?

What's happening at the Lughnasa International Friel Festival?

Sean Doran, Founder and Artistic Director, Lughnasa International Friel Festival, discusses the inaugural festival and programme of events

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Medical student is new Rose of Tralee

Medical student is new Rose of Tralee

Elysha Brennan, the Meath Rose, gives her reaction to being crowned this year's Rose of Tralee

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented John S. Doyle

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

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

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Eoin Sherlock

8am News bulletin

8am News bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

Presented by Conor Brophy and Gavin Jennings

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

Presented by Conor Brophy and Gavin Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Divorce Referendum: your questions answered

Ms Justice Tara Burns, Chairperson of the Referendum Commission, answers listeners' questions about the vote this week proposing to change the Constitution in relation to divorce

Queen of the Shears looking forward to overseas conquest

Philip Bromwell meets Joanne Devaney, the 'Queen of the Shears', who is turning heads in the male dominated world of sheep shearing

Cycling campaigners call for change to bell regulations

Colman O'Sullivan reports on the concern of cyclists that a legal requirement forbidding use of anything other than a bell on their bike puts them at risk of not being heard in traffic

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