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Morning Ireland Wednesday 3 August 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Keelin Shanley and Fran McNulty

Fr Hoban: Archbishop Martin 'unfair to Maynooth'

Fr Hoban: Archbishop Martin 'unfair to Maynooth'

Fr Brendan Hoban, of the Association of Catholic Priests, discusses the Maynooth controversy and why it ignores the fundamental crisis facing the Catholic Church in Ireland

Barnardos: 1 in 10 parents forced into debt to pay for back to school costs

Barnardos: 1 in 10 parents forced into debt to pay for back to school costs

June Tinsley, Head of Advocacy at Barnardos, calls on the Government to reduce the burden of school costs on parents

Drink driving up 18% compared to last year

Drink driving up 18% compared to last year

Chief Superintendent Aidan Reid of the Garda National Traffic Bureau discusses the Road Traffic Statistics from the August Bank Holiday weekend

Young girl dies in tractor incident in Mayo

Young girl dies in tractor incident in Mayo

Margaret Donnelly, Editor of Agriland, discusses farm safety following recent deaths on farms

Government to appoint Student Housing Officer

Government to appoint Student Housing Officer

Damien English, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, discusses Government funding for the USI to appoint a dedicated Student Housing Officer to help identify new student accommodation

HSE and GAA campaign to promote mental health

HSE and GAA campaign to promote mental health

Anne O'Connor, HSE national director mental health, discusses the 2016 GAA Health and Wellbeing Day on August 28th to promote the HSE's 'Little Things can improve your game' campaign

Global migrant deaths have topped 4,000 this year

Global migrant deaths have topped 4,000 this year

Leonard Doyle, spokesperson for the International Organisation for Migration, says over 4,000 migrants have died at sea this year while trying to reach Europe

Transatlantic flight woes

Transatlantic flight woes

Justin McCarthy reports on the ongoing controversy over efforts by Norwegian Air to launch low cost transatlantic flights from Cork and Shannon to Boston

Voters in Spain could face a third trip to the polls in less than a year

Voters in Spain could face a third trip to the polls in less than a year

Miguel-Anxo Murado, Spanish writer and journalit, says Spain may face third election in less than year

Historic Dundalk victory 'still a bit surreal' for fans

Historic Dundalk victory 'still a bit surreal' for fans

Stephen Neary, supporter and volunteer with Dundalk Football Club, says players are thrilled after the League of Ireland side beat Belarus' FC BATE Borisov

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Roger Casement - the humanitarian

Roger Casement - the humanitarian

Conor Sheehan reports on a new temporary exhibition commemorating the work of Roger Casement as a humanitarian

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John Kerry wins  Tipperary International Peace Award

John Kerry wins Tipperary International Peace Award

Martin Quinn, secretary of the Tipperary Peace Convention, explains why US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has been awarded the 2015 Tipperary International Peace Award

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by 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 Conor Brophy

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40 Sports News

8:40 Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by David Rogers

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

First Hour: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

First Hour: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Presented by Keelin Shanley and Fran McNulty

Second Hour: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Second Hour: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Presented by Keelin Shanley and Fran McNulty

Morning Ireland

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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