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Morning Ireland Friday 6 January 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Robert Shortt

GP services 'near breaking point'

GP services 'near breaking point'

Dr Padraig McGarry, Chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO, says GP services are "near breaking point" because of the increase in visitation rates from patients suffering respiratory illness

Conditions at Galway University Hospital described as 'inhumane'

Conditions at Galway University Hospital described as 'inhumane'

Mary Corbett-Joyce, whose 93-year-old father John Corbett spent 20 hours at the Emergency Department of Galway University Hospital on Tuesday night explains what conditions were like

Emergency Department Task Force to discuss overcrowding

Emergency Department Task Force to discuss overcrowding

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, looks ahead to a meeting of the Emergency Department Task Force which is meeting today to discuss the overcrowding crisis

'Anger management' problem among young people - Martin

'Anger management' problem among young people - Martin

Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, discusses the culture of violence among young people, following the stabbing death of a 17-year-old in Tallaght

Appeal for witnesses following fatal stabbing

Appeal for witnesses following fatal stabbing

Charlie O'Connor, Fianna Fáil councillor on South Dublin County Council, discusses the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy in Tallaght

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Two terrorist manhunts under way in Turkey

Two terrorist manhunts under way in Turkey

Stuart Williams, Deputy Bureau Chief with AFP in Istanbul, discusses the car bomb attack in Izmir and the manhunt for the Istanbul nightclub attacker

EU mission to help Somalia rebuild maritime security

EU mission to help Somalia rebuild maritime security

Chris Reynolds, Head of Operations of the EU Maritime Security Capacity Building Mission in Somalia discusses his work

Should mobile phones be allowed in cinemas?

Should mobile phones be allowed in cinemas?

Louise Byrne examines reports that future versions of Apple's iPhone will include a new "theatre mode", designed to make the smartphone less intrusive to use in the cinema.

Is the future of post office network at risk?

Is the future of post office network at risk?

Aisling Kenny reports on the closure of 13 post offices across the country over the past two years

Nollaig na mBan celebrations around country today

Nollaig na mBan celebrations around country today

Rionach Ui Ogain, formerly of the UCD National Folklore Collection, and Oonagh Kearney, film maker based in Dublin and Cork explain what Nollaig na mBan is all about

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Caroline Murphy

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:40am Sport News

7:40am Sport News

Presented by Pauric Lodge

8:40am Sport News

8:40am Sport News

Presented by Pauric Lodge

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Jean Byrne of Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 January, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 January, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Robert Shortt

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 January, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 6 January, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Robert Shortt

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A politician blessed with all the gifts

John Hume's speech to the European Parliament after he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998.

Covid affects St Patrick's Cathedral restoration

Eleanor Mannion reports on the restoration of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin which has suffered a drop in funding due to the lack of tourists

Animal groups warn of 'pandemic of stolen dogs'

Cian McCormack reports on the increased number of suspected dog thefts, as demand for pets soars under Covid-19

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