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Morning Ireland Tuesday 1 May 2018

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Cervical screening controversy is Govt's biggest test

Cervical screening controversy is Govt's biggest test

Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, says Health Minister Simon Harris will bring a memo to cabinet today

Statutory inquiry: 'Significant number of women are ill or terminally ill'

Statutory inquiry: 'Significant number of women are ill or terminally ill'

Donal Buggy, of the Irish Cancer Society, gives his reaction to the latest development in the CervicalCheck controversy

Gynaecologists urge women to continue getting smear tests

Dr Cliona Murphy, incoming Chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and a Consultant Gynaecologist at the Coombe and Tallaght hospitals, gives her thoughts on the CervicalCheck controversy

Experts to discuss use and safety of medical abortion pills used by Irish women

Experts to discuss use and safety of medical abortion pills used by Irish women

Abigail Aiken, Asst Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, says research shows five women per day in Ireland request abortion pills via online telemedicine

9,681 sought emergency accommodation in March

9,681 sought emergency accommodation in March

Eoghan Murphy, Minister for Housing, explains why his Dept over-estimated the number of homeless people

UK Supreme Court sits in Belfast for 'gay cake' case

Brendan Wright, of RTÉ's Northern staff, reports that the UK's Supreme Court has begun hearing an appeal by a Belfast bakery convicted of discrimination after it refused to make a cake in support of gay marriage

Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax comes into effect

Professor Donal O'Shea, Consultant Endocrinologist and Chairman of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Policy Group on Obesity, and Mike Gibney, Emeritus Professor of Food and Health in UCD, debate whether the new tax will result in better health

Man released in Sligo missing woman investigation

Eileen Magnier, North West Correspondent, reports that a man being questioned about the disappearance of 30-year-old Natalia Karaczyn in Sligo has been released without charge

Cardinal Pell to stand trial in Australia over multiple sexual abuse charges

Christopher Lamb, of The Tablet, outlines the details of the case of Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell, who has been ordered to stand trial in Australia on multiple historical charges related to sexual abuse

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

Presented by Fiona Kelly

7:30am Business news

7:30am Business news

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business news

7:50am Business news

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business news

Presented by Brian Finn

7:40am Sports news

7:40am Sports news

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Presented by Joan Blackburn of Met Éireann

8am News bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

First Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 1 May, 2018

Presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson

Second Hour Podcast: Tuesday, 1 May, 2018

Presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson

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Programme Highlights

Youth Citizenship Awards: "You can always be kind"

Cian McCormack went out with the 'Cookie Force', 10 year olds Ciara Miller and Abbey Ryan, as they carry out random acts of kindness

More nurses needed, says Parkinsons Ireland

Sinéad Hussey reports on calls from the charity which says there are only five specialist nurses for 12,000 Parkinsons sufferers

You're never too young or old for music

Louise Byrne reports on the launch of the National Concert Hall's programme for health and well-being

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