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Morning Ireland Thursday 18 February 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville

British welfare deal could have major implications for Ireland

British welfare deal could have major implications for Ireland

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, discusses the latest efforts to agree a deal that would secure British Prime Minister David Cameron's continued support for UK membership of the EU

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On the campaign trail with Joan Burton

On the campaign trail with Joan Burton

Cian McCormack goes on the campaign trail with Tánaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton

Welfare benefits, cancer diagnosis and the Eighth Amendment

Welfare benefits, cancer diagnosis and the Eighth Amendment

Joan Burton, Tánaiste and Labour leader, discusses her party as polling day approaches for General Election 2016

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'Spin and short-term answers' dominate election campaign

'Spin and short-term answers' dominate election campaign

Dr Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, discusses a call by the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference for voters to challenge election candidates on issues including; the right to life, housing and education as well as crime, health and immigration

On the campaign trail with Lucinda Creighton

On the campaign trail with Lucinda Creighton

Justin McCarthy spends some time on the campaign trail with Renua leader Lucinda Creignton

Bowel screening failures detected in Wexford

Bowel screening failures detected in Wexford

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, discusses a major patient recall and review of bowel screening cases at Wexford General Hospital; Conor MacLiam, husband of the late Susie Long, says he is concerned about the processes in Wexford

Cancer society calls for improvements in screening programme

Cancer society calls for improvements in screening programme

Donal Buggy, Head of Services, Irish Cancer Society, says people need to have confidence that the National Bowel Screening Programme works

Strike action takes Luas trams off rails for third day

Strike action takes Luas trams off rails for third day

Ingrid Miley, Industry and Employment Correspondent, gives us an update on efforts to resolve the Luas dispute

Luas commuters lose patience with drivers

Luas commuters lose patience with drivers

Stephen Murphy reports from Heuston Station, where annoyed commuters told him of their travel disruption resulting from the strike

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

7:15am Business news

7:15am Business news

Presented by Conor Brophy

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 Siobhan Ryan of Met Éireann

News bulletin

News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 18 February, 2016

First Hour Podcast: Thurs 18 February, 2016

Presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 18 February, 2016

Second Hour Podcast: Thurs 18 February, 2016

Presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville

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Programme Highlights

Businesses try to find new ways to survive

Aengus Cox reports on how businesses are finding creative ways to trade in a vastly different and rapidly evolving marketplace.

Covid-19: Your travel questions answered

Gearóid Gilley, Head of Customer Services at VHI Healthcare, and Consumer Correspondents Fran McNulty and Siobhán Maguire, share solutions to the travel headaches associated with Covid-19.

Coronavirus podcast: You asked, we've answered

Sam McConkey, Assoc Prof and Head of the Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine at the RCSI; Sarah Doyle, Consultant in Public Health Medicine at the HSE; Ray Walley, GP and former president of the IMO.

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