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Morning Ireland Monday 1 October 2018

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Carole Coleman

Tragedy in Kerry as three fishermen die

Tragedy in Kerry as three fishermen die

Gerard O'Flynn, operations manager with the Irish Coastguard, discusses the drowning of three fishermen off Coonanna pier.

Post-mortem examinations due after tragedy off Kerry coast

Post-mortem examinations due after tragedy off Kerry coast

Paschal Sheehy, RTÉ southern editor, is in South Kerry with the latest after three fishermen drowned off Coonanna, near Cahirsiveen

Death toll hits 832 following Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

Death toll hits 832 following Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

Ancilla Bere, Humanitarian Manager for Oxfam Indonesia

Rescue efforts continue following Indonesia's devastating  earthquake and tsunami

Rescue efforts continue following Indonesia's devastating earthquake and tsunami

Simon Roughneen, Asia Correspondent with the Nikkei Asian Review, speaks to us from Jakarta, as the death toll soars from last Friday's earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi

Brexit Secretary insists Government is ready to take Britain out of the EU without a deal if necessary

Brexit Secretary insists Government is ready to take Britain out of the EU without a deal if necessary

George Parker, Political Editor of the Financial Times, reports from the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham

Plebiscite to decide if voters want elected mayors

Plebiscite to decide if voters want elected mayors

Aodh Quinlivan, Director of the Centre for Local and Regional Governance at University College Cork, discusses proposals to introduce directly elected Mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford

HIQA threatened 51 disability centres with closure last year

HIQA threatened 51 disability centres with closure last year

Fergus O'Dowd, Fine Gael TD for Louth, discusses new figures released by HIQA under the Freedom of Information Act, which show that of 51 disability centres threatened with closure in 2017, just three were shut

Human Rights and Equality Commission launch call for people with disabilities to apply to new advisory committee

Human Rights and Equality Commission launch call for people with disabilities to apply to new advisory committee

Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, launches a national call for people with disabilities to apply to serve on new Disability Advisory Committee

SFI funding dropped for major UCC-based perinatal research centre

SFI funding dropped for major UCC-based perinatal research centre

Will Goodbody, RTE Science and Technology Correspondent says the future of a high profile research centre is in doubt after Science Foundation Ireland stopped its funding

RSA study suggests alcohol is a factor in half of pedestrian deaths

RSA study suggests alcohol is a factor in half of pedestrian deaths

Dr Aoife Kervick, policy and research analyst at the Road Safety Authority gives an overview of a study which finds that alcohol is a factor in half of pedestrian deaths

Referendum on Blasphemy Coverage

Referendum on Blasphemy Coverage

As part of our coverage of the Referendum on Blasphemy, we will be conducting an interview in the week of the vote, with Ms Isobel Kennedy, the Chairperson of the Referendum Commission on Monday October 22nd. If you have any questions for the Chairperson, you can email them to referendum@rte.ie

7:10am What It Says In The Papers

7:10am What It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

8:10am What It Says In The Papers

8:10am What It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:55am Business News

7:55am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

News Bulletin

News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Weather

Weather

Presented by Joan Blackburn of Met Éireann

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Programme Highlights

Shannon Airport hits turbulence

Tommy Meskill reports on the effect that slowing growth at Shannon Airport is having on businesses in Co Clare

When is a good time to call an election?

Cian McCormack looks at the factors influencing the decision to call a general election

Experts highlight importance of skin-on-skin contact

Juliette Gash reports on a 10% increase in the rate of breastfeeding and a new emphasis on skin contact with baby

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