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Morning Ireland Wednesday 30 September 2015

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

ESRI revises up growth forecast to 6%

ESRI revises up growth forecast to 6%

Kieran McQuinn, Associate Research Professor, ESRI, says the economy is growing and there is little justification for an expansionary budget

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Govt's capital spending plan under scrutiny

Govt's capital spending plan under scrutiny

Stephen Kinsella, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Limerick, discusses the Capital plan unveiled by the government yesterday

Education projects central to Govt capital plan

Education projects central to Govt capital plan

Jan O'Sullivan, Minister for Education, says the allocation of €3.8 billion for education in the capital investment plan is very significant

Capital plan "lacks ambition" - Donnelly

Capital plan "lacks ambition" - Donnelly

Stephen Donnelly, Social Democrat TD, reflects on the Government's capital spending plan

Seanad bill seeks allowances for over 65s to work in health service

Seanad bill seeks allowances for over 65s to work in health service

Professor John Crown talks about the bill he'll put before the Seanad, requiring the Health Minister to bring in new rules to allow staff over 65 to continue to work in the Health Service

Cork City councillors vote to reduce Local Property Tax

Cork City councillors vote to reduce Local Property Tax

Alan Healy, reporter with the Evening Echo, discusses the decision of Cork City Councillors to vote to reduce the Local Property Tax

Arrest in Donegal in human trafficking inquiry

Arrest in Donegal in human trafficking inquiry

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the arrest of a man in Letterkenny in connection with alleged human trafficking in Donegal

Louth housing scheme opens after pyrite delay

Louth housing scheme opens after pyrite delay

Conor Barrins reports on the opening of a social housing scheme in Drogheda, Co Louth, which had to be demolished due to pyrite before it was built again

Wastage highlighted in Comptroller and Auditor General report

Wastage highlighted in Comptroller and Auditor General report

John McGuinness, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee discusses the waste of public money highlighted in the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General

Dublin apartment complex may be evacuated

Dublin apartment complex may be evacuated

Michael Clifford, Special Correspondent with the Irish Examiner, discusses the situation facing property-owners in a Dublin apartment complex

Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandal

Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandal

Donal Byrne, Motoring Editor, discusses plans by Volkswagen to refit up to 11 million vehicles following the scandal over its rigging of emissions tests

07:10am It Says In The Papers

07:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

08:10am It Says In The Papers

08:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

07:10am Business News

07:10am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

07:50am Business News

07:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

07:40am Sports News

07:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

08:40am Sports News

08:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by John Eagleton of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday September 30 2015

First Hour Podcast: Wednesday September 30 2015

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Gavin Jennings

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday September 30 2015

Second Hour Podcast: Wednesday September 30 2015

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Gavin Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Survivors of Mother and Baby Homes continue to search for answers

Joan O'Sullivan speaks to survivors about their memories and reaction to the Mother and Baby Homes report

What brought about the investigation into Mother and Baby Homes?

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, looks back at the origins of the Commission of Investigation Into Mother and Babies Homes

Psychiatrists call for urgent action on gambling

Aengus Cox reports on a warning from the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland of what it says is a concerning rise in gambling disorder referrals since the introduction of Covid lockdowns

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