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Morning Ireland Thursday 26 April 2018

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson

Mental health report calls for less reliance on medication

Mental health report calls for less reliance on medication

Senator Joan Freeman, Chair of the Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Healthcare, says 16-year-olds should be able to access mental health professionals without the permission of their parents

Canney's Independent Alliance future remains in doubt

Canney's Independent Alliance future remains in doubt

Mícheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, reports that Seán Canney met the Taoiseach against the backdrop of speculation that he could defect from the Alliance but continue to support Government

May to get indication of opposition to Brexit plans

May to get indication of opposition to Brexit plans

George Parker, Political Editor of the Financial Times, discusses a non-binding vote in the Commons on Theresa May's pledge to leave the customs union after Brexit

Leaked CAP proposes big changes to farmers' EU payments

Leaked CAP proposes big changes to farmers' EU payments

Phelim O'Neill, Global Markets Specialist with the Irish Farmer's Journal, examines a leaked draft report which shows payments could be slashed for big farmers and hobby farmers

Campaign to regenerate 12-acre site in Inchicore launched today

Campaign to regenerate 12-acre site in Inchicore launched today

Dr John Bissett, Spokesperson for St Michael's Regeneration Team, explains their plan for the vacant St Michael's estate land in Dublin

HSE defends cervical screening despite misdiagnosis case

HSE defends cervical screening despite misdiagnosis case

Dr Jerome Coffey, Director of the National Cancer Control Programme, responds to questions raised about cervical screening in the wake of a multi-million euro settlement for a woman whose cancer was misdiagnosed

800-year-old stolen relic of saint's heart recovered

800-year-old stolen relic of saint's heart recovered

Dermot Dunne, dean of Christchurch Cathedral, welcomes the discovery by Gardaí of the 800-year-old heart of St Laurence O Toole, six years after its theft

Combilift to create 200 jobs at new Monaghan plant

Combilift to create 200 jobs at new Monaghan plant

Martin McVicar, Managing Director of Combilift, says the jobs will be created over the next three years

Poetry Day Ireland 2018 takes place today

Poetry Day Ireland 2018 takes place today

Maria McManus, poet, considers the importance and significance of poetry in Ireland today

McGrath rejects Varadkar's allegations over Fianna Fáil

McGrath rejects Varadkar's allegations over Fianna Fáil

Michael McGrath, Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson, responds to criticism by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that the party is 'promising everything to everyone'

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Clodagh Walsh

7:30am Business news

7:30am Business news

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:50am Business news

7:50am Business news

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:30am Business news

8:30am Business news

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:40am Sports news

7:40am Sports news

Presented by Damien O'Meara

8:30am Sports news

8:30am Sports news

Presented by Damien O'Meara

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Joan Blackburn of Met Éireann

News bulletin

News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 26 April, 2018

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 26 April, 2018

Presented by Bryan Dobson and Gavin Jennings

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 26 April, 2018

Second Hour Podcast: Thursday, 26 April, 2018

Presented by Bryan Dobson and Gavin Jennings

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Effect of Climate Action Plan on country's electricity system

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at how the national grid will function if the Climate Action Plan targets are reached.

Plans to raise target for offshore renewable energy

Robert Shortt,Economics Correspondent looks at Ireland's offshore power plant, in the second of a three part series on the country's power infrastructure.

How much electricity are data centres consuming?

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at the effects that data centres will have on the country's electricity infrastructure.

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