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Morning Ireland Monday 17 February 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 17th February 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 17th February 2020

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

Varadkar 'relishes' challenge of leading Opposition

Varadkar 'relishes' challenge of leading Opposition

Martin Hayden, Chair of the Fine Gael parliamentary party on today's parliamentary party meeting.

Fine Gael faces internal resistance to a grand coalition

Fine Gael faces internal resistance to a grand coalition

Jennifer Bray, Political Reporter with the Irish Times, discusses the latest state of play with regard to forming a government after Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar said his party is preparing for opposition and he relishes the challenge of leading it.

Fine Gael TDs revolt over 'grand coalition'

Fine Gael TDs revolt over 'grand coalition'

Richard Colwell, Chief Executive of Red C Research, discusses a poll the company has carried out for the Business Post indicating voters are split on their preferred form of government coalition after last week's general election

CAP funding set for 'firing line' at EU budget crunch talks

CAP funding set for 'firing line' at EU budget crunch talks

Professor Thia Hennessy, Dean of School and Chair of Agri-Food Economics at Cork University Business School in UCC, discusses a reported cut to the CAP budget.

'Technical issues' blamed for disruption at Heathrow

'Technical issues' blamed for disruption at Heathrow

Simon Calder, London Independent's Travel Editor, discusses what happened in Heathrow airport that causes over 100 flights to be cancelled.

Most adults haven't thought about how they'd be cared for if hit by illness

Most adults haven't thought about how they'd be cared for if hit by illness

Patricia Rickard Clarke, Chair of Safeguarding Ireland, discusses the findings of a RED C survey to understand public opinion and attitudes towards place of care.

1,700 premises still without power after Storm Dennis

1,700 premises still without power after Storm Dennis

Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent, gives an update on the flooded areas of the country due to storm Dennis.

Over 900 new speed camera zones launched

Over 900 new speed camera zones launched

Superintendent Tony Lonergan of the Garda National Roads Policing Bureau, discusses the reason behind the new speeding zones.

Irish citizens on cruise ship amid coronavirus outbreak

Irish citizens on cruise ship amid coronavirus outbreak

David MacNeill, journalist based in Tokyo, reports that Irish citizens are among the passengers quarantined on the Diamond Princess.

Abandoned cargo ship runs aground on Cork coast

Abandoned cargo ship runs aground on Cork coast

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, talks about the 80-metre cargo ship which has washed up in East Cork.

Laura Whitmore: 'Caroline had a passion for life'

Laura Whitmore: 'Caroline had a passion for life'

Mary McGill, Doctoral Researcher in Cultural and Media studies at NUIG on social media behaviour and the role of the tabloid press.

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 Gill Stedman

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Gill Stedman

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Gill Stedman

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Homeless shelter residents concerned opening hours may be cut

Eilis Sheehy reports from Limerick where a homeless shelter's extended opening hours, because of Covid-19, led to life-changing benefits for some of its residents.

Houseboat owners in limbo over lack of permits

Tommy Meskill reports on efforts by owners of houseboats moored on Irish Waterways to be allowed live full time on their boats.

Animal groups warn of 'pandemic of stolen dogs'

Cian McCormack reports on the increased number of suspected dog thefts, as demand for pets soars under Covid-19

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