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Morning Ireland Thursday 18 August 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

Pat Hickey remains in a Rio hospital following his arrest

Pat Hickey remains in a Rio hospital following his arrest

Des Cahill reports on the overnight developments in Rio, following the arrest of OCI president Pat Hickey yesterday

Irish man shot dead in Spanish holiday resort

Irish man shot dead in Spanish holiday resort

Bill Bond, freelance journalist based in Spain, reports on the fatal shooting of an Irishman in a Spanish holiday resort in a suspected gangland killing

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Parents struggle to pay for third-level education - survey

Parents struggle to pay for third-level education - survey

Sinéad Butler, from the Irish League of Credit Unions, discusses a new survey that shows almost three-quarters of parents "really struggle" to pay for their child's third-level education

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

Irish Farmer Association's income set to drop

Irish Farmer Association's income set to drop

Joe Healy, IFA President, says farmers will not be 'dictated' to by Larry Goodman on how the IFA does its business

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Donald Trump overhauls White House campaign

Donald Trump overhauls White House campaign

Bob Schmuhl, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame, discusses Trump's change in campaign ahead of the US presidential election TV debates

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Pauric Lodge in Dublin and Des Cahill in Rio de Janeiro

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Pat Clarke of Met Éireann

OCI will defend itself 'to the hilt' after Hickey arrest

OCI will defend itself 'to the hilt' after Hickey arrest

Des Cahill discusses what will happen next regarding Pat Hickey and the OCI

'OCI is effectively independent of Government'

'OCI is effectively independent of Government'

Tom O'Malley, Senior Lecturer in Law at NUIG, discusses what legal powers the government has to compel organisations like the Olympic Council of Ireland to disclose information

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

Man shot dead in Majorca in apparent case of mistaken identity

Man shot dead in Majorca in apparent case of mistaken identity

Michael O'Toole, Crime Correspondent, Irish Daily Star, reports on the shooting which took place yesterday in Spain

Calls for Government to honor commitment to EU Emergency Relocation Programme

Calls for Government to honor commitment to EU Emergency Relocation Programme

Maria Hennessy, Legal Officer at the Independent Law Centre for the Refugee Council of Ireland, reports from Greece on the conditions facing refugees seeking access protection in Ireland

New adoption agreement between Ireland and the Philippines

New adoption agreement between Ireland and the Philippines

Dr Geoffrey Shannon from the Adoption Authority of Ireland talks about a new inter country adoption agreement between Ireland and the Philippines

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Pauric Lodge in Dublin and Des Cahill in Rio de Janeiro

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, August 18, 2016

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

More than 82,000 flee California wildfires

More than 82,000 flee California wildfires

Rory Carroll, Guardian journalist in Los Angeles, discusses the wildfire which is rapidly moving through San Bernardino county in California

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

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Programme Highlights

More Irish people leaving Ireland than returning

Cian McCormack speaks to people about how rents and quality of life drove them from both Dublin and Ireland

Museum of Literature Ireland opens to public

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, visits a new museum which aims to showcase Irish literature from the classics up to the present day

Irish students lead third country-wide climate strike

Saoirse Exton, a 14 year-old from Limerick, and Gráinne O'Sullivan, a 15-year-old from Co Wicklow, explain why they're taking part in the Global Day of Action on Climate Change

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