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Morning Ireland Tuesday 6 December 2016

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

Bail and Judicial Appointments bills to come before cabinet

Bail and Judicial Appointments bills to come before cabinet

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, reports on Cabinet moves to allow electronic tagging in bail cases, and to introduce a Judicial Appointments Commission with a majority lay membership

Eir contacts customers to inform them of security concerns with modems

Eir contacts customers to inform them of security concerns with modems

Paul Bradley, Director of Communications with Eir mobile, discusses a weakness in certain modems which made them vulnerable to a computer virus

Libyan forces claim victory in battle for Sirte

Libyan forces claim victory in battle for Sirte

Mary Fitzgerald, journalist and analyst, reports that ISIS has lost control of the Libyan city of Sirte

30km/h speed limit introduced between Dublin's canals

30km/h speed limit introduced between Dublin's canals

Ciarán Cuffe, Green Party Councillor and Chair of Dublin City Council Transport Committee, welcomes a 30km/h speed limit on residential roads between Dublin's canals

Think tank warns that leaving single market would pose significant difficulties for Northern Ireland

Think tank warns that leaving single market would pose significant difficulties for Northern Ireland

Paul MacFlynn, senior economist with the Nevin Economic Research Institute, discusses a report on the potential impact of a hard Brexit

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by John Eagleton of Met Éireann

Minister Naughten to seek approval for stamp price increase

Minister Naughten to seek approval for stamp price increase

Justin McCarthy reports on a proposed further increase in the price of postage stamps

What is the future of Portlaoise Hospital?

What is the future of Portlaoise Hospital?

Dr Susan O'Reilly, CEO of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group, discusses the HIQA report on Portlaoise Hospital

J1 programme given a reprieve despite Trump's pledge

J1 programme given a reprieve despite Trump's pledge

Sue Schultz, Public Affairs Officer at the US Embassy in Dublin, discusses the extension of the 12-month graduate J1 programme for another three years

'Aleppo is dying, the world is watching, where is the humanity?'

'Aleppo is dying, the world is watching, where is the humanity?'

Louisa Loveluck, freelance journalist based in Beirut, reports on the fate of a seven-year-old girl whose tweets from Aleppo drew worldwide attention

Protest to take place over failure to reach target to ratify UN disabilities convention

Protest to take place over failure to reach target to ratify UN disabilities convention

John Dolan, Senator, and Chief Executive of the Disability Federation of Ireland, discusses why this legislation needs to be ratified

FA to announce terms of reference of child sex abuse inquiry

FA to announce terms of reference of child sex abuse inquiry

Martyn Ziegler, Chief Sports Reporter at the Times, discusses the announcement which will be made this morning

Live animal crib opens in Dublin today

Live animal crib opens in Dublin today

Stephen Murphy visits one of Dublin's best-loved Christmas installations, the annual Live Animal Crib at Dublin's Mansion House

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Sharon Tobin

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 6 December, 2016

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 6 December, 2016

Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 6 December, 2016

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 6 December, 2016

Presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Sustaining the Islands: Connectivity

Juliette Gash, reports from Arranmore off the Donegal coast, where a digital hub is allowing residents to work remotely

Sustaining the Islands: Island Life

Juliette Gash reports on the issue of how islands could become more sustainable

Sustaining the Islands: Sustainable Tourism

Juliette Gash reports on sustainable tourism, sustainable energy and sustaining life on Ireland's islands

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