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Morning Ireland Friday 21 August 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Samantha Libreri and Gavin Jennings.

Is the water conservation grant causing a division between Government parties?

Is the water conservation grant causing a division between Government parties?

Cian McCormack talks to Fine Gael and Labour TDs on whether a row is brewing over Irish Water between the government parties

The politics behind the water conservation grant

The politics behind the water conservation grant

Niall O'Connor, Political Correspondent with the Irish Independent, discusses conflicting reports that the water conservation grant will only be paid to people who have paid their bills

Greek minister reacts to Tsipras' resignation

Greek minister reacts to Tsipras' resignation

George Katrougalos, out-going Greek Minister for Labour and Syriza party member, reacts to the resignation of his Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Google investing €150 million in Dublin data centre

Google investing €150 million in Dublin data centre

Ronan Harris, Head of Google in Ireland (and vice president of Sales & Operations, Google EMEA), discusses the construction of a new data centre in west Dublin

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Trouble on the French National Front

Trouble on the French National Front

Elaine Cobb, Paris Correspondent for CBS News, reports on the expulsion of Jean-Marie Le Pen from the party he founded, the French National Front

North Korea puts troops on 'war footing'

North Korea puts troops on 'war footing'

John Power, Irish journalist,

Tweet a book idea

Tweet a book idea

Rebecca Ritchie from Curtis Brown wants to hear from people on Twitter about their ideas for novels

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8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

7:50am Business news

7:50am Business news

Presented by Conor Brophy

8:40am Sports news

8:40am Sports news

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by John Eagleton

8am News bulletin

8am News bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 21 August, 2015

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 21 August, 2015

Presented by Samantha Libreri and Gavin Jennings

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 21 August, 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 21 August, 2015

Presented by Samantha Libreri and Gavin Jennings

Tsipras resigns and calls for elections in Greece

Tsipras resigns and calls for elections in Greece

Helena Smith, Correspondent for the Guardian, discusses the resignation of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the calling of early elections

Northern Ireland parties seek clarification on McGuigan inquiry

Northern Ireland parties seek clarification on McGuigan inquiry

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, reports on comments made by the PSNI investigating the murder of Kevin McGuigan

Concern over shortage of BCG vaccines

Concern over shortage of BCG vaccines

Dr John Sheehan, Cork GP, on delays in supplies of BCG vaccines and what risks these delays pose to newborns.

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Is it time to regulate the use of drones?

Is it time to regulate the use of drones?

Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent, discusses today's drone event at Westin Airport

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

7:15am Business news

7:15am Business news

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports news

7:40am Sports news

Presented by Des Cahill

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Programme Highlights

"Everyone died whilst waiting for the safety boat"

Michael Kingston, maritime lawyer, whose father Tim was killed in the Whiddy disaster, discusses the tragedy 40 years ago, and what lessons have been learned since

Fermoy, Co Cork, is Ireland's cleanest town

Conor Horgan, spokesperson for Irish Business Against Litter, says local authorities could do more to tackle persistent problems in black spots

New Year, new resolutions

Aisling Kenny speaks to people about their New Year's resolutions and how long they might last

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