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Morning Ireland Tuesday 10 January 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English in Dublin and Cathal Mac Coille in Belfast

McGuinness resignation sends Northern politics into crisis

McGuinness resignation sends Northern politics into crisis

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, brings us the latest following last night's statement by Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness that he was standing down

Reaction to Deputy First Minister's resignation

Reaction to Deputy First Minister's resignation

Eileen Magnier, North West Correspondent, speaks to people in Derry, the hometown of Mr McGuinness; Nichola Mallon of the SDLP, MLA for North Belfast, discusses the political landscape in the wake of the resignation of Martin McGuinness

Can Stormont be fixed within a week?

Can Stormont be fixed within a week?

Patricia MacBride and Alex Kane, political commentators, say it's too late to reverse the latest developments, and elections are now inevitable

Donaldson 'not convinced' power-sharing can be restored

Donaldson 'not convinced' power-sharing can be restored

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, Sinn Féin Finance Minister, and Jeffrey Donaldson, DUP MP, discuss the resignation of the deputy First Minister and look to where Northern Ireland politics might be headed

Is there any chance of reforming the power-sharing executive?

Is there any chance of reforming the power-sharing executive?

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, looks ahead to the future of politics in Northern Ireland

Minister for Foreign Affairs: An election cannot be a 'sectarian head count'

Minister for Foreign Affairs: An election cannot be a 'sectarian head count'

Charlie Flanagan, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, reflects on the resignation of the Deputy First Minister yesterday

Economist TK Whitaker dies, aged 100

Economist TK Whitaker dies, aged 100

Mícheál Lehane, of RTÉ's political staff, and David McCullagh, historian and Prime Time presenter, look back over the career of the man described by several taoisigh as the State's finest public servant

A reflection on the life of TK Whitaker

A reflection on the life of TK Whitaker

Anne Chambers, biographer of TK Whitaker 'Portrait Of A Patriot', reflects on his life and career

Apollo House campaigners agree to leave, as homeless get accommodation

Apollo House campaigners agree to leave, as homeless get accommodation

Rosi Leonard, spokesperson for the Home Sweet Home movement, discusses the deal agreed with Minister Coveney to end the Apollo House occupation

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

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 Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Harm Luijkx of Met Éireann

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 10 January, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 10 January, 2017

Presented by Rachael English in Dublin and Cathal Mac Coille in Belfast

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 10 January, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 10 January, 2017

Presented by Rachael English in Dublin and Cathal Mac Coille in Belfast

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Native Irish bee not extinct after all

Cathy Halloran, Mid West Correspondent, reports on a study which found that a significant population of the pure native Irish honey bee continues to thrive in this country

Should tackling be banned in schools rugby?

Louise Byrne reports on a row over calls for the banning of tackling and scrums in underage rugby games

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