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Morning Ireland Tuesday 30 April 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings.

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings

Two held after ATM theft attempt in Antrim

Two held after ATM theft attempt in Antrim

Vincent Kearney, Northern Correspondent, reports that two men have been arrested after a foiled ATM robbery in Co Antrim

Garda appeal after three injured in Waterford alleged assault

Garda appeal after three injured in Waterford alleged assault

Saoirse McGarrigle, news reporter at Irish Daily Mirror, gives an update on an alleged assault in which three young people were injured

US sees largest measles outbreak in 25 years

US sees largest measles outbreak in 25 years

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports on new figures in the US which show that cases of measles have hit their highest level in 25 years; Dr Kevin Kelleher, Director of the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre, gives an update on the number of measles cases that have been identified so far this year in Ireland

122 human trafficking victims supported last year, says Ruhama

122 human trafficking victims supported last year, says Ruhama

Sarah Benson, Ruhama CEO, says the sex trade is still predominantly controlled by organised criminals and fuelled by the demand for paid sex that is driven by 8% of Irish men.

Mediahuis agrees €146m deal for Independent News & Media

Mediahuis agrees €146m deal for Independent News & Media

Adam Maguire reports that Independent News and Media has agreed to a takeover offer by European media group Mediahuis

Boeing wins confidence of shareholders as it prepares for 737 MAX test flight

Boeing wins confidence of shareholders as it prepares for 737 MAX test flight

David Gleave, UK-based aviation safety researcher at Loughborough University, on Boeing CEO's denial that its 737 Max aircraft had design flaws

Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from Jakarta

Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from Jakarta

Gerald Mills, Associate Professor in Urban Climatology at the UCD School of Geography, assesses plans by the Indonesian government to relocate the country's sinking capital city

Rank and file gardaí call for increased budget, more equipment

Rank and file gardaí call for increased budget, more equipment

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, speaks to some of the delegates at the Garda Representative Association conference who outlined their concerns in relation to training, resources and recruitment

The initiative breaks down the persona of "us against them"

The initiative breaks down the persona of "us against them"

Maggie Doyle reports on how Irish prisoners are using a Red Cross initiative to promote a healthier community within prisons

Microplastics continue to threaten our oceans

Microplastics continue to threaten our oceans

Alina Wieczorek, marine biologist at NUI Galway and lead author, on a study which has found that plastics may be hampering the ability of our oceans to absorb CO2

Minor earthquake recorded in Co Donegal

Minor earthquake recorded in Co Donegal

Brendan O'Donoghue, head of the Physics Department at St Columba's College in Stranorlar, discusses an earthquake, of magnitude 2.1, which was recorded in Co Donegal

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

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Animal groups warn of 'pandemic of stolen dogs'

Cian McCormack reports on the increased number of suspected dog thefts, as demand for pets soars under Covid-19

Aran Islands: will you be welcome?

Tourists want to visit the Aran Islands but some locals worry it's too soon, as Teresa Mannion reports

Donating blood in the time of Covid-19

Amy Ní Riada reports on the challenges facing the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, which has seen a 13% drop in donations

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