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Morning Ireland Thursday 20 April 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Paul Cunningham

How will the UK election affect Brexit talks?

How will the UK election affect Brexit talks?

Danuta Hübner, President of the Constitutional Affairs Committee at the European Parliament, discusses the impact of the UK elections on Brexit

Enda Kenny is now Fine Gael's longest serving Taoiseach

Enda Kenny is now Fine Gael's longest serving Taoiseach

Fiach Kelly, Irish Times Political Correspondent, discusses Enda Kenny's time in office as he reaches his 2,234th day as Taoiseach

Giant Redwood trees to be planted at Birr Castle

Giant Redwood trees to be planted at Birr Castle

Lady Alicia Clements, project manager Birr Redwood Grove, outlines plans to plant the world's largest grove of Redwood trees, outside of California, in the grounds of Birr Castle

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

Fox News parts ways with Bill O'Reilly

Fox News parts ways with Bill O'Reilly

Steve Futterman, Correspondent with CBS, discusses the decision by Fox News to drop America's top-rated, cable news host, Bill O'Reilly

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 20 April, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 20 April, 2017

Presented by Audrey Carville and Paul Cunningham

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 20 April, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 20 April, 2017

Presented by Audrey Carville and Paul Cunningham

PSEU to seek pay restoration of €1.4 billion

PSEU to seek pay restoration of €1.4 billion

Tom Geraghty, General Secretary of the Public Service Executive Union, discusses the issues which will dominate its annual congress later today

Will televised debates go ahead without Theresa May?

Will televised debates go ahead without Theresa May?

Michael Crick, Political Correspondent with Channel 4 News, says the Prime Minister is 'quite a good debater' and would beat Jeremy Corbyn in any argument

Can the equine industry overcome the Brexit hurdle?

Can the equine industry overcome the Brexit hurdle?

Conor McMorrow reports on how Brexit will affect the horse racing industry

7:10am  Its Says In The Papers

7:10am Its Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports News

7:40am Sports News

Presented by John Murray

Religious influence 'inappropiate' in new maternity hopital

Religious influence 'inappropiate' in new maternity hopital

Peter Boylan, former master of Holles Street, rejects assurances that the Sisters of Mercy will have no role in the running of the new maternity hospital to be built at St Vincent's

Estate agent must pay compensation after choosing couple over single parent

Estate agent must pay compensation after choosing couple over single parent

Karen Kiernan, CEO of One Family, discusses a ruling against an estate agent on grounds of discrimination against a lone parent

French presidential race tightens ahead of first round of voting

French presidential race tightens ahead of first round of voting

Hervé Amoric, France 24, looks at the current state of play as French voters prepare to go to the polls on Sunday

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Deirdre Purcell

7:50am Business news

7:50am Business news

Presented by Conor Brophy

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Joan Blackburn of Met Éireann

News bulletin

News bulletin

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

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Programme Highlights

102-year-old among those vaccinated at nursing home

Aengus Cox reports from Beneavin House Nursing Home in Dublin where 102 year-old Norita Mills was the first to receive the vaccine.

Many Republicans sad to say goodbye to Trump

Cian McCormack speaks to Republicans about Joe Biden's inauguration and why they wish it was Donald Trump

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

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