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    Fans excited ahead of Spice Girls Croke Park comeback gig


    Juliette Gash reports on an RTÉ Player documentary with five Spice Girls superfans ahead of the girl bands comeback tour starting in Croke Park in Dublin...

    Juliette Gash reports on an RTÉ Player documentary with five Spice Girls superfans ahead of the girl bands comeback tour starting in Croke Park in Dublin tonight.

    Dundalk IT students re-sitting 'compromised' exam


    Sinéad Hussey, North East Correspondent, discusses the re-sit of a final exam at Dundalk I.T. after an exam paper was...

    Sinéad Hussey, North East Correspondent, discusses the re-sit of a final exam at Dundalk I.T. after an exam paper was compromised

    'Don't bring ham sandwiches home': Creed


    Tim Cullinane, IFA Pig Committee, discusses the risk of African swine fever spreading to...

    Tim Cullinane, IFA Pig Committee, discusses the risk of African swine fever spreading to Ireland

    Queen of the Shears looking forward to overseas conquest


    Philip Bromwell meets Joanne Devaney, the "Queen of the Shear", who is turning heads in the male dominated world of sheep...

    Philip Bromwell meets Joanne Devaney, the "Queen of the Shear", who is turning heads in the male dominated world of sheep shearing

    "We are dealing with young men who are very vulnerable"


    Tiernan Williams, manager of the Reach Out Project with Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme, explains the importance of interventions for young...

    Tiernan Williams, manager of the Reach Out Project with Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme, explains the importance of interventions for young men.

    What will a change in Corporation Tax mean?


    Feargal O'Rourke, Managing Partner at PWC, discusses a significant statement on Corporation Tax Policy indicating that change is coming to the global corporate tax...

    Feargal O'Rourke, Managing Partner at PWC, discusses a significant statement on Corporation Tax Policy indicating that change is coming to the global corporate tax system

    Cycling campaigners call for change to bell regulations


    Colman O'Sullivan reports on the concern of cyclists that a legal requirement forbidding use of anything other than a bell on their bike puts them at risk of not being heard in...

    Colman O'Sullivan reports on the concern of cyclists that a legal requirement forbidding use of anything other than a bell on their bike puts them at risk of not being heard in traffic

    May expected to set out resignation timeline


    Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, previews the meeting between Theresa May and the 1922 Committee, and reports on the exclusion of some voters at the polls in the UK...

    Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, previews the meeting between Theresa May and the 1922 Committee, and reports on the exclusion of some voters at the polls in the UK yesterday

    “The adults should take charge, this is their mess”


    Louise Fitzgerald, Doctoral Researcher at the School of Politics & International Relations, University College Dublin, on a letter which she has written supporting the schools strike...

    Louise Fitzgerald, Doctoral Researcher at the School of Politics & International Relations, University College Dublin, on a letter which she has written supporting the schools strike movement

    Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 24 May 2019


    Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan...

    Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.

    Polls open nationwide for European and local elections


    Sinéad McNamara, Cork County Returning Officer, advises electorates on what to keep in mind on election...

    Sinéad McNamara, Cork County Returning Officer, advises electorates on what to keep in mind on election day

    Weather Forecast


    Presented by Matthew Martin of Met...

    Presented by Matthew Martin of Met Éireann

    Morning Ireland Extra: Game Of Thrones


    Episode 1: Juliette Gash spoke to actor Michael McElhatton, Northern Ireland Screen's Richard Williams, and tourism facilitator Caroline Nolan about the pivotal place Northern Ireland holds in the making of the Game Of...

    Episode 1: Juliette Gash spoke to actor Michael McElhatton, Northern Ireland Screen's Richard Williams, and tourism facilitator Caroline Nolan about the pivotal place Northern Ireland holds in the making of the Game Of Thrones

    The Week In News


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

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

    'I feel I'm out of options' - why Irish teachers go abroad


    Emma O'Kelly, Education Correspondent, speaks to teachers working in both Ireland and Dubai, ahead of a planned trip by the Minister for Education to the UAE, in a bid to entice teachers to return...

    Emma O'Kelly, Education Correspondent, speaks to teachers working in both Ireland and Dubai, ahead of a planned trip by the Minister for Education to the UAE, in a bid to entice teachers to return home.

    What do you know about Directly Elected Mayors?


    John O'Connor, journalist with the Munster Express, gives his take on the Mayoral...

    John O'Connor, journalist with the Munster Express, gives his take on the Mayoral plebiscite.

    How different would the role of a directly elected Mayor be?


    Dr Teresa Reidy, Lecturer at UCC's Department of Government and Dr Jennifer Kavanagh, Law Lecturer in WIT specialising in Constitutional Law and Electoral Law, discusses the role a directly elected Mayor and how it differs from the current...

    Dr Teresa Reidy, Lecturer at UCC's Department of Government and Dr Jennifer Kavanagh, Law Lecturer in WIT specialising in Constitutional Law and Electoral Law, discusses the role a directly elected Mayor and how it differs from the current system.

    UK Cabinet secretary resigns over Brexit


    Tom Tugendhat, Conservative MP, discusses the latest developments after a swathe of resignations in the UK...

    Tom Tugendhat, Conservative MP, discusses the latest developments after a swathe of resignations in the UK Parliament.

    Andrea Leadsom resigns from British government over Brexit


    Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, reports on the latest backlash against Theresa May's Brexit plan, as House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom...

    Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, reports on the latest backlash against Theresa May's Brexit plan, as House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom resigns.

    Dublin men shot dead hours apart were friends


    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on two murder investigations following shootings in Dublin yesterday which are both believed to be linked to the drugs...

    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on two murder investigations following shootings in Dublin yesterday which are both believed to be linked to the drugs trade.

    Man dies following shooting in Darndale


    Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor for Sunday World, reports on the fatal shooting in Darndale,...

    Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor for Sunday World, reports on the fatal shooting in Darndale, Dublin.

    Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 23 May 2019


    Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan...

    Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.

    Topshop stores in Ireland earmarked for closure


    Gerry Light, Deputy General Secretary of Mandate Trade Union, discusses the implications of the Arcadia announcement yesterday which could see up to 520 job...

    Gerry Light, Deputy General Secretary of Mandate Trade Union, discusses the implications of the Arcadia announcement yesterday which could see up to 520 job losses.

    'Systemic flaws' by HSE, Tusla management over foster home abuse


    Aoife Hegarty, RTE Investigates, discusses a report into the handling of the case of Keith Burke who was jailed last year after being found guilty of raping three foster children at a Galway foster home between 2003...

    Aoife Hegarty, RTE Investigates, discusses a report into the handling of the case of Keith Burke who was jailed last year after being found guilty of raping three foster children at a Galway foster home between 2003 -2007.

    Voting under way on islands for Local and European Elections


    Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, discusses the last steps in the election campaign and the plebiscites taking place in Waterford, Limerick and...

    Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, discusses the last steps in the election campaign and the plebiscites taking place in Waterford, Limerick and Cork.

    Weather Forecast


    Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met...

    Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann

    A debate from Waterford on directly elected mayors


    Mary Roche, former Lord Mayor and Independent Councillor from Waterford City & County Council and Dr. Michael Tiernan, Property developer, Civil Engineer and member of the University of Limerick Foundation, on whether they will be voting for a directly...

    Mary Roche, former Lord Mayor and Independent Councillor from Waterford City & County Council and Dr. Michael Tiernan, Property developer, Civil Engineer and member of the University of Limerick Foundation, on whether they will be voting for a directly elected Mayor.

    The role of an MEP


    Outgoing MEP Marian Harkin and Professor John O'Brennan, Director of Maynooth University Centre for European and Eurasian Studies discuss the role of an...

    Outgoing MEP Marian Harkin and Professor John O'Brennan, Director of Maynooth University Centre for European and Eurasian Studies discuss the role of an MEP.

    Taxi driver jailed for sexually assaulting three women


    Cliona Sadlier, Rape Crisis Network, discusses the issue of taxi drivers being able to keep working while facing charges of sexual...

    Cliona Sadlier, Rape Crisis Network, discusses the issue of taxi drivers being able to keep working while facing charges of sexual assault.

    Weather


    Presented by John Eagleton of Met...

    Presented by John Eagleton of Met Éireann

    John Finucane expected to be elected as Belfast mayor


    Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, discusses the expected appointment of a second Lord Mayor from the Sinn Féin party in Belfast in as many years; and further delays in enactment of a payout scheme for abuse survivors in Northern...

    Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, discusses the expected appointment of a second Lord Mayor from the Sinn Féin party in Belfast in as many years; and further delays in enactment of a payout scheme for abuse survivors in Northern Ireland

    Man arrested after Nigel Farage covered in milkshake while campaigning


    Matt Frei, Channel 4 Presenter and Europe Editor, discusses the UK Electoral Commission's investigation into the Brexit Party and the Tory whip's endorsement of the Lib Dems ahead of the European...

    Matt Frei, Channel 4 Presenter and Europe Editor, discusses the UK Electoral Commission's investigation into the Brexit Party and the Tory whip's endorsement of the Lib Dems ahead of the European election

    Confirmatory Referendum


    Vince Cable, leader of the Liberal Democrats and MP for Twickenham, on the need for a "confirmatory...

    Vince Cable, leader of the Liberal Democrats and MP for Twickenham, on the need for a "confirmatory referendum"

    Climate action, tax feature in EU Election TV debate


    Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, discusses last night's Prime Time TV debate, featuring candidates for the European Parliament elections from the Ireland South...

    Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, discusses last night's Prime Time TV debate, featuring candidates for the European Parliament elections from the Ireland South constituency.

    Ireland slow to catch on to growth in female candidates


    Aodh Quinliven, director of the Centre for Local and Regional Government at UCC and Grace Tallon, out-going Labour Councillor, on what a local councillor can or can't do for...

    Aodh Quinliven, director of the Centre for Local and Regional Government at UCC and Grace Tallon, out-going Labour Councillor, on what a local councillor can or can't do for you.

    Australian opposition leader Shorten concedes election


    Jamie Smyth, Australia and Pacific correspondent Financial Times, on the Australian conservatives 'miracle' election...

    Jamie Smyth, Australia and Pacific correspondent Financial Times, on the Australian conservatives 'miracle' election victory.

    Weather


    Presented by Deirdre Lowe of Met...

    Presented by Deirdre Lowe of Met Éireann

    Trump threatens 'end of Iran' if US interests attacked


    Borzou Daragahi, International Correspondent for the Independent UK, discusses the rising tensions between Iran and the...

    Borzou Daragahi, International Correspondent for the Independent UK, discusses the rising tensions between Iran and the US.

    Dublin great Anton O'Toole passes away aged 68


    Des Cahill reports on the death of four-time All-Ireland-winning Dublin footballer Anton...

    Des Cahill reports on the death of four-time All-Ireland-winning Dublin footballer Anton O'Toole.

    Ireland's Sarah McTernan fails to make Eurovision final


    Tommy Meskill spoke with the head of Ireland's Eurovision delegation Michael Kealy after last nights semi-final in which Sarah McTernan failed to qualify for the...

    Tommy Meskill spoke with the head of Ireland's Eurovision delegation Michael Kealy after last nights semi-final in which Sarah McTernan failed to qualify for the final.

    Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 17 May 2019


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

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

    External review over termination of pregnancy at NMH


    Fergal Bowers, Health correspondent, reports that The National Maternity Hospital is to commission an external review into the circumstances of a termination of pregnancy in March this...

    Fergal Bowers, Health correspondent, reports that The National Maternity Hospital is to commission an external review into the circumstances of a termination of pregnancy in March this year.

    Three gardaí suspended in corruption investigation, released without charge


    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on a garda superintendent and a detective garda arrested in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption in An Garda...

    Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on a garda superintendent and a detective garda arrested in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption in An Garda Síochána.

    Irishman reported missing while descending Mount Everest


    Pat Falvey, Irish mountaineer and adventurer, on the search for Irish man Seamus Lawlor who's been reported missing while descending...

    Pat Falvey, Irish mountaineer and adventurer, on the search for Irish man Seamus Lawlor who's been reported missing while descending Everest.

    Donald Trump's trip to Ireland could be in doubt


    Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, gives the latest on US presidents proposed visit...

    Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, gives the latest on US presidents proposed visit here.

    Scheme to reduce school absences at risk over funding


    Sinéad Hussey, North Eastern Correspondent, reports from Navan where parents and children are protesting the loss of funding for their bus...

    Sinéad Hussey, North Eastern Correspondent, reports from Navan where parents and children are protesting the loss of funding for their bus service.

    Weather


    Presented by Pat Clarke of Met...

    Presented by Pat Clarke of Met Éireann

    The Week In News


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

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

    Kerry Forms


    Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, reports that the Gardai are carrying out preliminary enquiries into some applications to the supplementary register in...

    Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, reports that the Gardai are carrying out preliminary enquiries into some applications to the supplementary register in Kerry.

    Ireland failing to meet EU energy targets - report


    Jim Scheer, SEAI Head of Low Carbon Technologies, discusses their report which tracks Ireland's progress towards our 2030 and 2050...

    Jim Scheer, SEAI Head of Low Carbon Technologies, discusses their report which tracks Ireland's progress towards our 2030 and 2050 targets.

    Kilkenny mosque plans rejected by An Bord Pleanála


    Conor Kane, freelance journalist, discusses rejection of the plans for a proposed Kilkenny city mosque and Islamic cultural...

    Conor Kane, freelance journalist, discusses rejection of the plans for a proposed Kilkenny city mosque and Islamic cultural centre.