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Morning Ireland Tuesday 12 March 2019

Full Podcast: Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Full Podcast: Tuesday, 12 March 2019

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

New assurances do not undermine backstop - Varadkar

New assurances do not undermine backstop - Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the instrument agreed yesterday between the UK and the EU on Brexit does not change the Withdrawal Agreement or undermine the backstop.

Documents don't change Withdrawal Agreement

Documents don't change Withdrawal Agreement

Tony Connolly, Europe Editor and Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent analyse last night's joint press conference between Theresa May and Jean Claude Juncker

'Greater clarity' on changes made in Brexit discussion

'Greater clarity' on changes made in Brexit discussion

Jeffrey Donaldson, MP for the Democratic Unionist Party on the decisions that arose from yesterdays meeting in Strasbourg

Conor McGregor released after arrest in Miami

Conor McGregor released after arrest in Miami

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, gives details of the arrest of MMA star Conor McGregor in Miami last night

'Conservative MPs influenced by DUP'

'Conservative MPs influenced by DUP'

Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative and Member of Parliament for North East Somerset on the problem with the Irish backstop

'Easier for UK to exit backstop than it was yesterday'

'Easier for UK to exit backstop than it was yesterday'

Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fail spokesperson on Brexit, gives the party's reaction to Brexit developments last night, and whether they're enough to secure support in the House of Commons

Last ditch EU-UK package agreed on Irish backstop

Last ditch EU-UK package agreed on Irish backstop

Mícheál Lehane and Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondents, report from Dublin and Strasbourg on a dramatic evening of Brexit developments

Support of DUP needed to get to Commons

Support of DUP needed to get to Commons

Tommy Gorman, Northern Editor, assesses the likelihood of the DUP voting for Theresa May's Brexit deal

Indigenous companies backbone of local economy

Indigenous companies backbone of local economy

Cian McCormack reports from Nenagh in Co Tipperary where some of its biggest employers are wondering what the future holds post Brexit

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

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather

Weather

Presented by Vincent O'Shea of Met Eireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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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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