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Morning Ireland Thursday 16 May 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 16 May 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 16 May 2019

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

Three gardaí arrested on suspicion of corruption

Three gardaí arrested on suspicion of corruption

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, tells us how a superintendent, an inspector and a garda have been arrested on suspicion of corruption in public office.

Govt has not received confirmation of visit by Donald Trump

Govt has not received confirmation of visit by Donald Trump

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, on speculation that US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland.

Kilkenny mosque plans rejected by An Bord Pleanála

Kilkenny mosque plans rejected by An Bord Pleanála

Conor Kane, freelance journalist, discusses the rejection of plans for a proposed Kilkenny city mosque and Islamic cultural centre.

EU Presidential debate hears call for minimum 18% corporation tax rate

EU Presidential debate hears call for minimum 18% corporation tax rate

Conor McMorrow reports as all candidates seeking the role of the new EU Commission President took part in a debate together.

Ireland failing to meet EU energy targets - report

Ireland failing to meet EU energy targets - report

Jim Scheer, SEAI Head of Low Carbon Technologies, discusses their report which tracks Ireland's progress towards our 2030 and 2050 targets.

"In Kerry, around 3,000 applications have been made"

"In Kerry, around 3,000 applications have been made"

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, reports that the Gardai are carrying out preliminary enquiries into some applications to the supplementary register in Kerry.

€50m European Commission aid fund agreed for Irish beef farmers

€50m European Commission aid fund agreed for Irish beef farmers

George Lee, Agriculture and Environment Correspondent, discusses the financial help being made available for beef farmers.

"The essential issue here is what's in the report"

"The essential issue here is what's in the report"

Seán Fleming, Fianna Fáil TD and PAC Chairman, on the resumption of the meeting on the finances of the National Paediatric Hospital.

Israel-Gaza border - two women, a common dream

Israel-Gaza border - two women, a common dream

Colm Ó Mongáin, Deputy Foreign Editor, reports on the difficulties experienced by two border women either side of the divide in Gaza.

Man dies in Co Cork farm accident

Man dies in Co Cork farm accident

Jennie O'Sullivan reports on the death of an agricultural contractor in a farm accident in County Cork yesterday evening.

Carmelite nuns ordered to leave compound by County Council

Carmelite nuns ordered to leave compound by County Council

Noel Baker, Social Affairs correspondent for the Irish Examiner, reports on two Carmelite nuns who have been taken to court over an alleged breach of planning laws.

"It's slightly surreal and quite an honour"

"It's slightly surreal and quite an honour"

Sarah McTiernan, Ireland's Eurovision hopeful, speaks to us ahead of tonight's semi-final.

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 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 Des Cahill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather

Weather

Presented by Harm Luijkx of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Divorce Referendum: your questions answered

Ms Justice Tara Burns, Chairperson of the Referendum Commission, answers listeners' questions about the vote this week proposing to change the Constitution in relation to divorce

Queen of the Shears looking forward to overseas conquest

Philip Bromwell meets Joanne Devaney, the 'Queen of the Shears', who is turning heads in the male dominated world of sheep shearing

Cycling campaigners call for change to bell regulations

Colman O'Sullivan reports on the concern of cyclists that a legal requirement forbidding use of anything other than a bell on their bike puts them at risk of not being heard in traffic

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