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Morning Ireland Friday 30 March 2018

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.

The Week In News

The Week In News

A selection of stories from the week, as chosen by the Morning Ireland team

Housing supply needs to grow to deal with the homeless crisis

Housing supply needs to grow to deal with the homeless crisis

Edgar Morgenroth, Professor of Economics at DCU says a population growth and a lack of house building will allow the housing crisis to continue

Belfast rape trial juror's online comments referred to AG

Belfast rape trial juror's online comments referred to AG

Conor Gallagher, Irish Times journalist discusses today's article outlining how a juror in the Belfast rape trial made comments online after the verdict.

Public service broadcasting needs more transparency

Public service broadcasting needs more transparency

James Lawless, Fianna Fáil TD and chair of the Oireactas Communications Committee, says there should be a better licence fee collection model

The Fianna Fáil front bench reshuffle: it's been coming for a while

The Fianna Fáil front bench reshuffle: it's been coming for a while

Derek Mooney, Public Affairs Consultant and former ministerial advisor to Willie O'Dea, says it's no surprise Micheál Martin has made changes

Russia orders expulsion of 60 US diplomats over former spy poisoning

Russia orders expulsion of 60 US diplomats over former spy poisoning

Fred Weir, Russia Correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, talks about the reaction in Russia to the tit for tat expulsions

Disruption to Easter rail services over the bank holiday weekend

Disruption to Easter rail services over the bank holiday weekend

Barry Kenny from Iarnród Éireann details the work that will be carried out at several locations

Under Armour says 150m affected in data breach

Under Armour says 150m affected in data breach

Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent, talks about the breach in the MyFitnessPal app

Adults with diabetes miss out on new device

Adults with diabetes miss out on new device

Aisling Kenny speaks to a woman with Type 1 diabetes who isn't eligible for the new treatment

Where is China's falling space station?

Where is China's falling space station?

Leo Enright, Space expert says Tiangong-1 will fall from space over the weekend

Animation about an autistic boy goes global

Animation about an autistic boy goes global

Grainne McGuinness, Paper Owl Films creator of 'Pablo' says the show about a boy with autism is going to be shown in the US and Canada

Good Friday pub closures: a history

Good Friday pub closures: a history

Aengus Cox looks back at pubs closing in Ireland as today is the first Good Friday in 90 years they will be open

8:10am It Says in the Papers

8:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

7:10am It Says in the Papers

7:10am It Says in the Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:40am Sport News

7:40am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:40am Sport News

8:40am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Siobhan Ryan from Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 30 March, 2018

First Hour Podcast: Friday, 30 March, 2018

Presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 30 March, 2018

Second Hour Podcast: Friday, 30 March, 2018

Presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Early ballots take on new significance for US voters

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, visits a polling station in Virginia to speak to early voters.

Can Donald Trump retain the Evangelical vote?

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, looks at the important role that Evangelical Christians will have in the US Election

Can Donald Trump win the 'rust belt' once again?

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports from key swing state Pennsylvania

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