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Morning Ireland Thursday 18 April 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday 18 April 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday 18 April 2019

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

No change for Junior Cycle History - draft report

No change for Junior Cycle History - draft report

Tommy Meskill discusses a report from NCCA which advises leaving history as an optional subject at senior school level.

"We are at an important juncture in terms of our own history"

"We are at an important juncture in terms of our own history"

Joe McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills, on a draft report into the place of history in the secondary school Junior Cycle.

Good Friday Agreement a 'beacon to the world', says Pelosi

Good Friday Agreement a 'beacon to the world', says Pelosi

Larry Donnelly, Law Lecturer in NUI Galway, assesses the significance of the comments by Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the Dáil yesterday.

US Congressional delegation to visit Derry-Donegal border

US Congressional delegation to visit Derry-Donegal border

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, reports on Nancy Pelosi's visit to the North today.

Notre-Dame's precious rooster statue found in debris after blaze

Notre-Dame's precious rooster statue found in debris after blaze

John Beauchamp, conservation architect overseeing the restoration of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, discusses the measures that are taken in restoration projects of cathedrals.

Trump vetoes bill to end US involvement in Yemen war

Trump vetoes bill to end US involvement in Yemen war

Jim Clarken, Oxfam Ireland Chief Executive, warns of the worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen amid fears that the world's worst cholera outbreak could be set for a massive resurgence.

Ruff Justice: Pets being banned from apartment blocks

Ruff Justice: Pets being banned from apartment blocks

Cian McCormack reports on 2 dogs who face eviction from their home unless their owners can be granted a reprieve by housing association Cluid.

Kim oversees new 'guided weapon' test - state media

Kim oversees new 'guided weapon' test - state media

Chad O'Carroll NK News, Seoul in South Korea, on the latest weapon testing in North Korea.

"You have all the big grand nationals but the Irish one is the one all the Irish lads would like to win"

"You have all the big grand nationals but the Irish one is the one all the Irish lads would like to win"

Sinead Hussey, North East Correspondent, looks ahead to the Irish Grand National this Easter weekend.

29 German tourists killed in Madeira bus crash

29 German tourists killed in Madeira bus crash

Ana Basílio, journalist in Madeira for the Press Agency Lusa, reports on 29 tourists who were killed when their bus veered off a steep narrow road.

Homeless children feel shame, guilt and anger - report

Homeless children feel shame, guilt and anger - report

Dr Niall Muldoon, Children's Ombudsman, discusses the findings in a new report on family hubs as suitable homes for children.

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 Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather

Weather

Presented by Siobhan Ryan of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Ciara Ní Bhroin

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Programme Highlights

Feeling stressed? Listen to some music

Dr. Jenny Groarke, School of Psychology, Queen's University Belfast, led a study that founds listening to music helps reduce stress

Ireland by electric car winds up its journey in Donegal

Cian McCormack meets an Extinction Rebellion group in Buncrana and reads some of the emails he received from listeners

Ireland soars to top of Ultimate Frisbee Championships

Jen Kwan, President of the Irish Flying Disc Association, discusses the Irish Women's team's victory at the 2019 European Ultimate Frisbee Championships in Hungary.

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