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Newstalk Breakfast brings you all the news you need to set you up for the day – from politics, business, sport, entertainment and everything in between. Shane Coleman and Ciara Kelly have all the stories that matter, every weekday from 7-9AM. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Newstalk Breakfast brings you all the news you need to set you up for the day – from politics, business, sport, entertainment and everything in between. Shane Coleman and Ciara Kelly have all the stories that matter, every weekday from 7-9AM. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

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Dublin, Ireland

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Newstalk Breakfast brings you all the news you need to set you up for the day – from politics, business, sport, entertainment and everything in between. Shane Coleman and Ciara Kelly have all the stories that matter, every weekday from 7-9AM. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

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Episodes

Ireland And UK Make Bid For World Cup

3/2/2021
Ireland and the UK are to make a joint bid to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup. In a statement with the football associations of Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales, the FAI said that hosting the event “would provide an incredible opportunity to deliver tangible benefits for our nations.” Jack Chambers, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Sport talked to Newstalk Breakfast this morning. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen...

Duration:00:00:03

Why Johnny Ronan’s Towers Development Will Destroy Dublin's Skyline

3/2/2021
Johnny Ronan’s docklands towers development is ‘two fingers’ to Dublin. That’s the view of Frank McDonald Former Environment editor with the Irish Times on the developer's proposed 45-storey block in Dublin’s north docklands near the Three arena. Shane spoke to Frank on the show to discuss this proposed development. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com...

Duration:00:06:13

New Labour Bill Would See The Introduction Of Leave For Miscarriage

3/2/2021
The Labour party is bringing forward a bill that could provide employees with up to 20 days leave for early miscarriage, women undergoing fertility treatment and other related medical reproductive treatments. Labour Senator Ivana Bacik is behind the bill and she spoke to Ciara on the show this morning. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa,...

Duration:00:06:21

Just 1 In 7 People Expect To Go Abroad In 2021

3/2/2021
Just 16% of Irish people expect to travel abroad in 2021, that’s according to new research from the CSO. In November 2020, the same survey from the CSO found that half of people expected their next trip abroad to be this year. For more on this Shane was joined on the show by Michael Doorley Irish Travel Agents Association. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on...

Duration:00:03:46

Can The HSE’s Service Plan For 2021 Deliver?

3/2/2021
Analysis by the Irish Hospital Consultants Association of the recently published HSE Service Plan for 2021 has raised concerns about the capacity of public hospitals to address existing waiting lists and meet the built-up demand created by the COVID-19 pandemic. To discuss we were joined on the show by Professor Rob Landers Vice President of IHCA. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen...

Duration:00:04:53

"It's great to be back to school." Phased reopening

3/1/2021
The phased reopening of schools continues this morning with Junior and Senior Infants and Second Class returning. Leaving Cert students are also returning to the classroom. The first time since before the Christmas holidays. Meanwhile Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has asked parents to avoid congregating at the school gates. But how has it been for the primary school parents and the kids? Henry McKean has been chatting to them near Sheriff Street in Dublin 1.

Duration:00:03:38

Facebook Is Set To Release Augmented Reality Glasses

3/1/2021
Facebook is set to release augmented reality glasses later this year. While details are light on the ground, one Facebook exec has said they may have facial recognition. Our technology correspondent Jess Kelly joined us this morning with all the details. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa,...

Duration:00:10:36

Can Far Right Protest Violence Really Translate Into Electoral Success?

3/1/2021
Now there was widespread condemnation across the political spectrum after anti lockdown protests in Dublin were marred by violence. Three Gardaí were injured and 23 people were arrested at the protest which was attended by many far right groups. There are reports in the papers this morning that more protests are organised, one on St Patricks Day. To discuss further we were joined on the show by Aoife Gallagher, misinformation analyst of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. Listen and...

Duration:00:05:25

Irish Exporters Are Being Urged To Prepare For Further Import Checks

3/1/2021
Irish exporters are being urged to prepare for further import checks that the UK will introduce on food and other agricultural products in a month’s time. For more we heard from Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:10:21

Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2021 Begins Today

3/1/2021
Seachtain na Gaeilge 2021 begins today. It is a celebration of the Irish language but has the promotion of the language over the years failed? Joining us on the show this morning to discuss was Ard Runai Conradh na Gaeilge, Julian De Spainn . Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play...

Duration:00:06:08

The Winners And Losers From The Golden Globes

3/1/2021
Irish hopes were high at the Golden Globes last night, with several nominations. To discuss how they got on we were joined by Tim Gray Variety Senior Vice President and Awards Editor. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:04:43

The Barriers Preventing Women From Entering Politics

3/1/2021
Women are currently completely absent from 40% of critical government decision making tables, including health and the Covid-19 national response. For reaction this we heard from Regina Doherty, Senator and Former Minister for Social Protection. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play...

Duration:00:05:14

Homeschooling Is Out For Spring

3/1/2021
It’s a joyous day for many parents across the country as a significant amount of Ireland’s students return to school. Junior and senior infants, first and second class, and Leaving Cert students will today return to school. As school doors open we heard from Michael Gillespie, TUI General Secretary Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by...

Duration:00:04:50

Minister Paschal Donohoe On Ulster Bank, the economy and keeping Multinationals In Ireland

2/26/2021
“We can’t keep criticising multinational companies and then expect them to stay in Ireland” That’s the view of Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe who spoke to Shane this morning. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:09:00

The Legacy Of The Much Loved And Missed Dermot Morgan

2/26/2021
This coming Sunday is the 23rd anniversary of the death of Ireland’s much-loved Dermot Morgan, who of course played Fr Ted. For the past 15 years a festival has been dedicated to him and the TV show. It has been moved to October this year but TedFest will commemorate Dermot by holding a costume challenge for Charity in his Honor. Speaking to Ciara this was Dermot Morgan’s son, Rob Morgan. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe...

Duration:00:05:18

This Week's Walker Of The Week

2/26/2021
It’s day 57 of 100daysofwalking supported by the Applegreen Rewards App, you can find the community by following @ntbreakfast on Twitter and using the ‘100 days of walking’ hashtag. Every week we catch up with one walker to find out how they are getting on. Today’s walker of the week is Suzanne Ryan from Galway and we spoke to Suzanne this morning. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen...

Duration:00:01:59

'The Vaccine Effect’ Behind 80% Drop In Nursing Home Cases

2/26/2021
The HSE has said that Ireland may be beginning the see a reduction of infection rates among hospital staff and those in care due to vaccinations. For more we’re joined by Colm Henry, HSE’s chief clinical officer Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:10:30

Vandalism On Some Of Irelands Oldest Historical Sites Has Almost Doubled In 2020

2/26/2021
Some 21 acts of vandalism to historic sites across Ireland were reported to the Office of Public Works last year — almost double 2019’s figure. Ancient burial tombs, The Hill of Tara and Trim Castle were among the sites damaged in 2020, with repair costs totalling at least €12,500. For more on this we heard from Marc McSharry Fianna Fail spokesperson on Transport Tourism and Sport. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the...

Duration:00:02:43

Changes To Direct Provision On The Way

2/26/2021
A new not-for-profit system to replace direct provision will be in place by December 2024, according to a White Paper due to be launched today by Minister for Children Roderick O’Gorman. To discuss this CEO of Irish Refugee Council, Nick Henderson joined us this morning. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and...

Duration:00:04:24

Leaving Cert students Will Have To Answer Fewer Questions In Exams

2/26/2021
Leaving Cert students will have to answer fewer question in the written papers this year. Students were previously advised that there would be greater choice between and within questions. Michael Gillespie General Secretary TUI spoke to us this morning. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa,...

Duration:00:05:39