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Morning Ireland Thursday 11 May 2017

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Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

Galway forest fire brought under control

Galway forest fire brought under control

Dr Liz Coleman, Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies at NUI Galway, says the Cloosh Valley fire has caused extensive air pollution

Creed warns land owners about setting fire to gorse  vegetation

Creed warns land owners about setting fire to gorse vegetation

Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, discusses the gorse fires in Galway and warns of their consequences

Brexit and negotiating objectives to be discussed at EPP Group meeting

Brexit and negotiating objectives to be discussed at EPP Group meeting

Louise Byrne reports from the EPP Group meeting in Wicklow

Firefighters bring Dublin apartment blaze under control

Firefighters bring Dublin apartment blaze under control

Dyane Connor reports on last night's fire at an apartment block in Blanchardstown in north west Dublin

Garda Commissioner expected to be called before committee 'possibly within the week'

Garda Commissioner expected to be called before committee 'possibly within the week'

Seán Fleming, Fianna Fáil TD and Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, says Nóirín O'Sullivan's next appearance will be brought forward in light of new documents provided to the committee on Templemore

Comey says he will not dwell on dismissal

Comey says he will not dwell on dismissal

Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent, discusses Trump defending his sacking of FBI Director James Comey

Man in critical condition after Dublin shooting

Man in critical condition after Dublin shooting

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, says a man remains in critical condition after yesterday's Dublin shooting

Legislation to facilitate supervised injecting centres passes all stages

Legislation to facilitate supervised injecting centres passes all stages

Gerard Bury, Professor of General Practice in UCD, and a GP in Dolphin's Barn in Dublin, discusses the proposed introduction of supervised injecting centres for drug users

Will Ireland qualify for the Eurovision final?

Will Ireland qualify for the Eurovision final?

Padraig Muldoon, Irish Correspondent at Eurovision fan website 'wiwibloggs', looks ahead to Ireland's performance at tonight's Eurovision semi-final

7:10am It Says in the Papers

7:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

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8:10am It Says in the Papers

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7:15am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

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7:40am Sport News

7:40am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sport News

8:40am Sport News

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Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Gerry Murphy

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 11 May, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Presented by Gavin Jennings and Cathal Mac Coille

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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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