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Wednesday 19th February

KBC cuts 3 and 5-year fixed mortgage rates

Mortage expert Michael Dowling discusses KBS's decision to cut mortgage rates by up to 0.3% to 2.5%, and whether other banks will follow suit

High Court freezes €52m worth of Bitcoin seized by CAB

Fergal O'Brien reports that a man has been made to forfeit a quantity of bitcoin worth €52 million by the High Court.

Met Eireann issues yellow rainfall warning

Met Eireann meterologist Elizabeth Coleman says there will be heavy rainfall through Wednesday into Wednesday night, with 25 to 40mm expected.

395 inquiries under laws restricting Airbnb lettings in Dublin

Dublin Correspondent John Kilraine reports that there have been 395 investigations under new laws which restrict AirBnB and other short term lettings in Dublin city rent pressure zones

How Malaysia is tackling the problem of foreign plastic waste

Today in the second of our reports we hear how the Malaysian government is tackling the problems caused by the huge influx of foreign plastic waste into the country. Our reporter Joan O'Sullivan travelled to Malaysia courtesy of the Simon Cumbers Media fund and sent this report

Objections to new Direct Provision Centre in Offaly

Midlands Correspondent Ciarán Mullooly reports that Objections have been voiced about a new Direct Provision centre which is due to open next month at the former Marian Hostel in Tullamore.

Nominations for Ceann Comhairle close this evening

Political correspondent Míchéal Lehane reports that the current Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Feargháil is seeking re-election in the secret ballot, with Independent TD Denis Naughten also in contention.

UK immigration plans a 'disaster' for care, hospitality, building sectors

Angela McGowan, Director of the Confederaton of British Industrys - which is the main business organisation in Northern Ireland, says she has deep concerns about the proposals

Tuesday 18th February

Men not guilty of illegal turf cutting

Nuacht Reporter Séamus Ó Scanláin reports on the case against four men at Galway Circuit Court

Most expensive Irish whiskey for sale at €35k per bottle

Southern Editor, Paschal Sheehy, reports that Irish Distillers is releasing a collection of 44 bottles of whiskey with a price tag of €35,000 per bottle -- the most expensive Irish whiskey in the world.

Plastic wasteland: Where the West sends its rubbish

Joan O'Sullivan and cameraman Mark Ronaghan went to Sengai Pentani in Northern Malaysia with the Simon Cumbers Media fund, to report on the impact of some poorly run plastic recycling plants which are causing environmental and health problems.

Hearing gets underway for Galway Ring Road

Regional Reporter, Teresa Mannion, reports on an oral hearing into plans for a Galway ring road - which is being proposed as part of the overall transport strategy for Galway to address the chronic traffic problems in the city.

How the Coronavirus could impact business and retail?

Chief Executive of the Irish Exporters Association, Simon McKeever, and Damian O'Reilly, Senior Lecturer in Retail Management at the Technological University, discuss the potential impact on businesses here.

Tipperary TD Alan Kelly launches leadership bid

Political Correspondent, Michéal Lehan,e has the latest on the Labour Party leadership bid and efforts to form a coalition

Irish passengers on ships where coronavirus detected

Laura Hogan reports that around ten Irish people are on board two cruise ships off Japan and Cambodia where coronavirus has been detected.

Monday 17th February

Former Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg dies

People on the streets pay tribute to former Manchester United and Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg, who has died at the age of 87

Dublin first Irish city to pledge to meet WHO air quality targets

Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin Tom Brabazon on signing a promise for Dublin to be the first Irish city to meet World Health Organization air quality guidelines by 2030

Engineers to inspect abandoned ship off Cork coast

Maritime Expert Michael Kingston describes the investigation into who is responsible for the MV Alta boat washed up on the Cork coast line.

Farmers concerns for land following consecutive storms

Midlands correspondent Ciaran Mullooly speaks to farmers concerned for land flooded as a result of Storm Dennis and Storm Ciara

Varadkar ‘relishes’ challenge of leading opposition

Political correspondent Mícheál Lehane with the latest as the Fine Gael parliamentary part meets for the first time following the General Election; and Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin is still aiming to form a left wing government

Getaway driver jailed for role in Douglas murder

Orla O’Donnell with details as 25-year-old Gareth Brophy is jailed for ten years for his role as the getaway car driver in the murder of David ‘Daithi’ Douglas

Irish citizens on cruise ship amid coronavrius outbreak

Ronan Smyth of the Irish Daily Mail with details of an Irish couple quarantined on the Diamond Princess boat off of Japan, where many have developed the coronavirus

French minister warns of bitter Brexit trade talks

Europe editor Tony Connelly outlines what to expect next in Brexit trade talks following comments which have sparked tension from France’s Foreign Minister

Friday 14th February

Visitors from afar to the church housing remains of St Valentine

Amy Ní Riada speaks to visitors coming from around the world to visit Whitefriar Street Church – famous for housing the remains of St Valentine

Trump and Attorney General at odds over Stone sentencing

US Correspondent Brian O’Donovan explains the latest controversy stateside, in which Donald Trump’s Attorney General speaks out on the president’s comments on a former colleague’s upcoming sentencing

New NI Secretary Brandon Lewis due in Belfast

Belfast reporter Gail Conway with the latest as new NI Secretary Brandon Lewis speaks to a number of key representatives in Northern Ireland after succeeding Julian Smith

Man arrested in Cork over alleged abuse

Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds with the latest as a former scout leader in his 70s is arrested in relation to sexual offences alleged to have happened over a 30-year period

Community employment schemes hit by strike action

We hear from the frontline in Dublin City Centre where striking community employment workers are protesting over pensions.

Talks aimed at forming coalition continue

RTÉ’s Paul Cunningham with the latest as Sinn Féin says a coalition cannot be formed without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael, while Mattie McGrath of the Rural Independents Group says they’ll ‘pick up the phone for anyone’

Thursday 13th February

Sajid Javid quits, senior ministers sacked in UK reshuffle

Sean Whelan, London Correspondent on the cabinet reshuffle in the UK and how the Finance Minister Sajid Javid has quit just a month ahead of the budget there

FSPO orders bank to pay €35,000 for overcharging

Ger Deering, Financial Ombudsman on decisions made on complaints raised during 2019

€1m scammed as 75 cases of romance fraud reported

Detective Chief Supt Pat Lordan of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau

Man charged with murder of Lyra McKee

Gail Conway reports from Derry Magistrates' Court where a man was charged with the murder of 29-year-old Lyra McKee

FF parliamentary party meeting to discuss views on Government formation

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent gives his analysis on the latest state of play regarding the formation of a new Government after the election

Julian Smith sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor on how Julian Smith became the first casualty of the UK Prime Minister's cabinet reshuffle today

Priest appeals for end to feud at teenager's funeral

Sinead Hussey, North East Correspondent on the funeral of murdered teenager Keane Mulready-Woods, which is taking place in Drogheda, County Louth

Wednesday 12th February

Tributes as journalist Keelin Shanley laid to rest

Arts and Media Correspondent Sinéad Crowley on the tributes to broadcaster Keelin Shanley

Lorry driver granted appeal against extradition to UK

Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports on the extradition case of Eamon Harrison, from Mayobridge in Co Down, who is wanted for his alleged role in transporting a refrigerated trailer in which 39 migrants were found dead last October

Irish man hoping to leave quarantine in UK

Kildare teacher Ben Kavangh, evacuated from Wuhan following Coronavirus outbreak, hopes to leave quarantine tomorrow

Talks on future of hundreds of Bord na Mona Midlands staff

Kieran Mulvey, the Just Transition Commissioner for Bord Na Mona workers was in Tullamore

First person convicted for offence of coercive control

Detective Supt Gerry Murphy from the Garda National Protection Service Bureau explains the background to the case

Economy operating close to full capacity, Central Bank

Our Economics Correspondent Robert Shortt reports on the latest quarterly bulletin from the Central Bank

Sinn Féin continues talks on government formation

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar says it's up to Sinn Féin to build a coalition. Pat Leahy, Political Editor of the Irish Times provides analysis

Tuesday 11th February

West Cork school records rap song to highlight climate change

Our Southern Editor, Paschal Sheehy, reports from Cappabue National School which has just 23 pupils

PSNI warn senior Sinn Féin figures of dissident attack

Sinn Féin's deputy leader Michelle O'Neill has said police have told her dissident republicans are planning an attack on herself and party colleague Gerry Kelly.

Dramatic waves cause damage in Sligo after Storm Ciara

Neil Walton of Voya Seaweed baths in Strandhill reports on the damage caused by huge waves in Strandhill.

Will Sinn Féin be in Government North and South?

Political Editor with the Belfast News Letter, Sam McBride, analyses the reaction to the results in Northern Ireland.

CSO figures show big increase dwelling completions

Conall Mac Coille, Chief economist at Davy Stockbrokers, analyses the latest figures from the Central Statistic Office.

UK man linked to Coronavirus speaks out

Enda Brady of Sky News reports on the case of Steve Walsh who was linked to eleven Coronavirus cases.

Where do the parties stand on Government formation?

Political Correspondent, Michéal Lehane, on the attempts so far to form a Government and commentator and author Johnny Fallon on what next for Fianna Fáil.

Friday 7th February

Bumblebee population in drastic decline

Biologist, and environmental consultant Eanna Ni Lamhna says if want to halt the decline in bumblebees we need to plant more trees and wildflowers.

US Democratic race moves to New Hampshire

Bob Schmuhl, Emeritus Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame assesses the chances of US democratic presidential candidates following the Iowa voting debacle

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