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Morning Ireland Friday 8 April 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

Fine Gael and Fianna Fail hold parliamentary party meetings

Fine Gael and Fianna Fail hold parliamentary party meetings

Cian McCormack got reaction to what Fine Gael is describing as having the potential to provide a stable and lasting Government

Efforts continue to form a government

Efforts continue to form a government

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, discusses the ongoing efforts to form a government after Fianna Fáil rejected a Fine Gael partnership proposal

Halligan criticises FG and FF moves

Halligan criticises FG and FF moves

John Halligan, Independent TD, says the actions of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil over the past few days have been 'shameful'

Calleary: FG offer not 'serious'

Calleary: FG offer not 'serious'

Dara Calleary, Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, says he supports Micheál Martin's rejection of Fine Gael's deal partnership offer

Varadkar: Offer to FF still stands

Varadkar: Offer to FF still stands

Leo Varadkar, Minister for Health, says it is time to accept the outcome of the election

What's next in government formation talks?

What's next in government formation talks?

David Davin-Power, Political Correspondent, discusses the latest developments as the parties continue to try to form a new government

Car insurance up over 30%

Car insurance up over 30%

Kevin Thompson, Head of Insurance Ireland, discusses the hike in motor insurance premiums

'We're gonna win the league' - can Leicester City do it?

'We're gonna win the league' - can Leicester City do it?

Stephen Murphy reports from Leicester as the city's football team looks set to achieve one of the greatest underdog feats of all time, and claim the Premier League title

Dublin Airport set for second runway

Dublin Airport set for second runway

Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra, discusses plans for a second runway at Dublin Airport

David Cameron and the Panama Papers

David Cameron and the Panama Papers

Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, discusses British Prime Minister, David Cameron's admission that he did have a stake in father's offshore investment fund

7.10am It Says In The Papers

7.10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

8:10am It Say In The Papers

8:10am It Say In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

7.15am Business News

7.15am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7.50am Business News

7.50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

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 Pat Clarke of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 8 April, 2016

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 8 April, 2016

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 8 April, 2016

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 8 April, 2016

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Keelin Shanley

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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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