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Morning Ireland Wednesday 15 May 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

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

Paris summit aims to tackle growing threat from online hate speech

Paris summit aims to tackle growing threat from online hate speech

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, discusses Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's visit to Paris where he and other leaders will adopt the Christchurch Call to Action.

Housing associations delivered four out of ten homes in 2018

Housing associations delivered four out of ten homes in 2018

Dr Donal McManus, Chief Executive Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH), discusses the numbers of social housing delivered last year.

Broadband bidder to invest €220m in initial funding: Bruton

Broadband bidder to invest €220m in initial funding: Bruton

Conor McMorrow, Political Reporter, reports on Minister for Communications Richard Bruton's appearance before the Oireachtas Communications Committee to discuss the National Broadband Plan.

"He wants to remind us that Gaza is still there"

"He wants to remind us that Gaza is still there"

Colm Ó Mongáin, Deputy Foreign Editor, reports from Gaza.

Generation Z feel brands listen to them more than politicians - survey

Generation Z feel brands listen to them more than politicians - survey

Rachel Collier, Chief Executive Young Social Innovators, discusses how climate change is one of the biggest issues facing young people or Generation Z.

EU opens anti-trust investigation into Insurance Ireland

EU opens anti-trust investigation into Insurance Ireland

Michael McGrath, Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson, discusses the European Commission's investigation into Insurance Ireland.

Gigginstown set to wind down racing operation

Gigginstown set to wind down racing operation

Ted Walsh, Racing Analyst and trainer, on Michael O'Leary's decision wind down the operations of Gigginstown.

Time for courageous leadership in NI, church heads urge

Time for courageous leadership in NI, church heads urge

Rt Rev Dr Charles McMullen, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, discusses the call by church leaders for politicians to show courage and reach agreement in Stormont talks.

Young Philosopher Awards 2019

Young Philosopher Awards 2019

Kieran Dineen reports from the Irish Young Philosopher Awards 2019

Survey suggests desire for smaller role for schools in communion and confirmation

Survey suggests desire for smaller role for schools in communion and confirmation

Carl O'Brien, Education Editor for the Irish Times, tells us how the Catholic Archdioceses of Dublin says there's "strong" "desire for change" in the way children are prepared for First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

Series 2 of Killing Eve is coming to Ireland in June

Series 2 of Killing Eve is coming to Ireland in June

Brendan McCarthy, Executive Producer, discusses the recent success of Killing Eve

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

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 John Murray

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

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Weather

Presented by Jean Byrne of Met Éireann

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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