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Morning Ireland Friday 19 July 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

The Week In News

The Week In News

A selection of stories from the week, as chosen by the Morning Ireland team.

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 19th July 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 19th July 2019

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

"An amending legislation is needed"

"An amending legislation is needed"

Jim O'Callaghan, Fianna Fail spokesperson on Justice and Equality, says the government needs to respond quickly to the recent High Court decision requiring applicants for Irish citizenship to have an unbroken residency in the State for one year before their application

Minister says citizenship ruling being dealt with 'as an urgent priority'

Minister says citizenship ruling being dealt with 'as an urgent priority'

Brian Killoran, CEO Immigrant Council of Ireland, discusses a High Court ruling which could have major implications for those seeking to acquire Irish citizenship.

"No-deal cannot represent the end state of our future relationship with the European Union"

"No-deal cannot represent the end state of our future relationship with the European Union"

Hilary Benn, Labour MP, explains why a No Deal Brexit is bad for the UK and why parliament cannot be suspended if there is no agreement.

ICCL says government agencies using PSC are not convinced it's useful

ICCL says government agencies using PSC are not convinced it's useful

Liam Herrick, Executive Director of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, discusses their new survey of public bodies and their attitude to the Public Services Card.

50th anniversary commemorations of the Apollo 11 moon landing

50th anniversary commemorations of the Apollo 11 moon landing

Aengus Cox reports from Birr where Apollo 11 anniversary commemorations are continuing.

30 elements of Irish culture added to the inaugural permanent National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage

30 elements of Irish culture added to the inaugural permanent National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Críostóir MacCarthaigh, Director of the National Folklore Collection at UCD, discusses the new permanent National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Man stabbed to death in North Strand area of Dublin

Man stabbed to death in North Strand area of Dublin

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that a man in his 40s was stabbed to death in the North Strand area of Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

Conflicting attitude in greyhound board towards internal report

Conflicting attitude in greyhound board towards internal report

Conor Ryan, RTÉ Investigates, discusses the fallout from their report on the greyhound industry which highlighted the culling of dogs.

Iranian ambassador calls on Irish Government to intervene in US row

Iranian ambassador calls on Irish Government to intervene in US row

Jackie Fox reports that the Iranian Ambassador to Ireland has called on the Irish government to intervene in a diplomatic row between the United States and the Islamic Republic on sanctions.

Work to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

Work to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

David Farrell, Professor of Politics at UCD, tells us what an electoral commission and if we need one.

Exhibition showcasing experiences of rural electrification opens in Co Mayo

Exhibition showcasing experiences of rural electrification opens in Co Mayo

Pat McGrath reports on the role played by women in the effort to bring electricity to rural Ireland.

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 Brian Finn

7:55am Business News

7:55am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

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 Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Deirdre Lowe of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

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Programme Highlights

Should Ireland reintroduce wolves to the wild?

Tommy Meskill examines whether a Green Party proposal to reintroduce wild wolves is one worthy of serious consideration

Focusing on Ireland in the fifties

Cian McCormack meets some of the people featured in the 'Ireland in Focus: Photographing the 1950s' exhibition at the National Museum

Is vaping dangerous?

Gill Stedman looks at vaping in Ireland as the US reports a crisis.

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