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Morning Ireland Thursday 12 December 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Carole Coleman.

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 12th December 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 12th December 2019

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Carole Coleman.

One person a day died of drugs overdose in 2017 - HRB

One person a day died of drugs overdose in 2017 - HRB

Johnny Downey, father of Jack Downey, on the impact his death has had on their family and Ena Lynn, Researcher Officer at the Health Research Board, on their latest figures for drug-related deaths.

Weinstein in $25m settlement with accusers - report

Weinstein in $25m settlement with accusers - report

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, on Harvey Weinstein reaching a settlement with alleged victims.

300 arrested since Garda road safety campaign began

300 arrested since Garda road safety campaign began

Superintendent Eddie Golden, Road Policing, discusses the high number of people detected driving under the influence as part of a Christmas road safety campaign.

Lottery apologises after €180k scratch card error

Lottery apologises after €180k scratch card error

Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin Finance spokesman, discusses the issues facing the National Lottery with its scratch cards.

Irish Water urges Dublin to conserve water over Christmas

Irish Water urges Dublin to conserve water over Christmas

Tom Cuddy, Irish Water, makes an appeal for water conservation in Dublin over the Christmas period.

NZ volcano death toll rises as tremors hinder recovery

NZ volcano death toll rises as tremors hinder recovery

Lisette Reymer, News Reporter with Mediaworks in New Zealand, reports that two more people have died following Monday's volcanic eruption on White Island, bringing the official death toll to eight.

Judicial Appointments Bill passes Seanad

Judicial Appointments Bill passes Seanad

Shane Ross, Minister for Transport, discusses the passing of the judicial appointments bill through the Seanad as opposition continues

Voters in UK head to polls for general election

Voters in UK head to polls for general election

Diarmaid Fleming reports from a polling station in London as voting begins in the UK General Election.

Retired Garda remains in custody following arrest

Retired Garda remains in custody following arrest

Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent, reports that a retired Garda who is being questioned in connections with immigration irregularities in the old Garda western decision remains in custody this morning

Libyan warlord paid €1.35m for ex-Irish Naval vessel

Libyan warlord paid €1.35m for ex-Irish Naval vessel

Colm Keena, Legal Affairs Correspondent with The Irish Times, reports that a UAE firm breached UN arms embargo over decommissioned ship, Security Council told.

43% of people will wash their turkey before cooking

43% of people will wash their turkey before cooking

Dr. Linda Gordon, Chief Specialist in Food Science with Safefood, discusses a report showing that almost half of Irish households are preparing and cooking turkeys incorrectly at Christmas.

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 Siobhan Ryan of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Diceman exhibition celebrates Grafton St 'High King'

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports that a new exhibition celebrating the life of the man once known as the 'High King of Grafton Street' has opened at the Little Museum of Dublin on St Stephen's Green

Know your car and you'll drive more safely

Eileen Magnier, North West Correspondent, reports on a new road safety initiative in Co Donegal

You're never too old nor young for love

Natasha Murtagh reports on what love means to pupils in Delgany National School Wicklow and to a couple married 60 years.

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