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Morning Ireland Friday 23 August 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

The Week In News

The Week In News

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

Morning Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 23rd August 2019

Morning Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 23rd August 2019

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

Nearly 1800 extra gardaí at frontline as part of structural changes

Nearly 1800 extra gardaí at frontline as part of structural changes

Moya Murdock, chief executive of the Road Safety Authority, discusses her concerns about the garda restructuring plan announced by Commissioner Drew Harris.

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires

Sarah O'Sullivan, Journalist in Rio de Janeiro, reports on the fires engulfing the Amazon Rainforest and the political storm the fires are creating.

Russia, China appeal to UN over US missiles

Russia, China appeal to UN over US missiles

Sebastien Roblin, contributor to Forbes.com, discusses the impact of the decision of the US to test a nuclear capable Tomahawk cruise missile last weekend.

EU hopes to ease trade tensions with US at G7 summit

EU hopes to ease trade tensions with US at G7 summit

Seán Whelan, London Correspondent, is at Biarritz where the G7 is taking place and discusses what issues will be on the agenda.

Green Card not needed for Irish vehicles in UK in event of no-deal Brexit - MIBI

Green Card not needed for Irish vehicles in UK in event of no-deal Brexit - MIBI

David Fitzgerald, chief executive of the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland, discusses some good Brexit news for Irish motorists.

Macron tells Johnson not to expect major changes to Brexit deal

Macron tells Johnson not to expect major changes to Brexit deal

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, assesses the past few days in terms of Brexit and where we are now with the Backstop.

Taoiseach: Brazil must honour environmental commitments

Taoiseach: Brazil must honour environmental commitments

Pat Leahy, Political Editor Irish Times, reports that fires in the Amazon have surged 83% so far this year compared with the same period a year earlier.

Heritage Week: Archaeology dig in The Naul

Heritage Week: Archaeology dig in The Naul

Elaine Keogh reports from a community archaeology dig in The Naul in North County Dublin where local volunteers have been working alongside professional archaeologists.

British officials believed Reynolds' grasp on NI realities 'uncertain'

British officials believed Reynolds' grasp on NI realities 'uncertain'

Sam McBride, News Letter Political Editor, discusses new material released in Government files on Northern Ireland from the beginning of the first ceasefire.

'Derry Girls' jerseys revive city's shirt-making industry

'Derry Girls' jerseys revive city's shirt-making industry

Kieran Kennedy, Managing Director of O Neills Sportswear, discusses the re-opening of the last stitching factory in Derry and the influence of recent phenomenon, Derry Girls, on the industry.

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

7:55am Business News

7:55am 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 Pauric Lodge

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Pauric Lodge

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Ciara Ní Bhroin

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Programme Highlights

More Irish people leaving Ireland than returning

Cian McCormack speaks to people about how rents and quality of life drove them from both Dublin and Ireland

Museum of Literature Ireland opens to public

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, visits a new museum which aims to showcase Irish literature from the classics up to the present day

Irish students lead third country-wide climate strike

Saoirse Exton, a 14 year-old from Limerick, and Gráinne O'Sullivan, a 15-year-old from Co Wicklow, explain why they're taking part in the Global Day of Action on Climate Change

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