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Highlights from the daily news programme with Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra. Featuring all the latest stories, interviews and special reports. Listen live Monday to Friday at 4.30pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

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Dublin, Ireland

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Highlights from the daily news programme with Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra. Featuring all the latest stories, interviews and special reports. Listen live Monday to Friday at 4.30pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 185 071 5105


Episodes

Returning To Team Sports After 40

2/27/2024
Have you ever had the urge to return to playing the team sports of your youth? RTE Sports Broadcaster Jacqui Hurley has been doing just that since last year when she returned to playing Gaelic football and she tells us how it's been going.

Duration:00:09:25

Nature Restoration Law Passed

2/27/2024
The Nature Restoration Law has been passed in Brussels. This means member states now have 2years to plan how they will restore 20% of the EU's land and sea areas by 2030 and all ecosystems by 2050. To discuss the law are Senator Pauline O’Reilly, Chair of the Green Party and Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice, Independent TD for Roscomon Galway.

Duration:00:13:53

Restaurant Closures

2/27/2024
With over 300 restaurant closures in the past 6 months. John Cooke meets some of those who’ve shut their doors in Sligo.

Duration:00:09:58

Friend of Alexei Navalny

2/27/2024
After a battle with Russian authorities for access to Alexei Navalny’s remains after his death - the funeral service for the opposition leader is due to take place later this week. We hear from Vladimir Ashurkov, a longtime friend of Alexei Navalny and a co-founder of Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation.

Duration:00:13:21

School Transport Scheme

2/27/2024
A significant expansion of the school transport system could be on the way, following a review of the scheme brought to Cabinet today by Education Minister Norma Foley. To discuss this, Jennifer Whitmore, Social Democrats TD and Tim Lombard, Fine Gael Senator.

Duration:00:12:56

Israeli / Hamas Hostage Negotiator

2/26/2024
Its been reported this evening that Israel and Hamas are engaged in so called proximity talks. Gershon Baskin is Middle East Director with the International Communities Organization.

Duration:00:09:46

Rising Costs For Hotels

2/26/2024
High business operating costs, coupled with concerns about the economic outlook for the year ahead, are weighing on the minds of hoteliers. They want further supports from government ahead of the summer season. Fine Gael Senator & Seanad Spokesperson on Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Garret Ahern and CEO of the Irish Hotels Federation, Tim Fenn.

Duration:00:14:17

New President Of The GAA

2/26/2024
Jarlath Burns, new Uachtarán / President of the Gaelic Athletic Association sets out his priorities.

Duration:00:18:52

Missing Cavan Woman In Portugal

2/26/2024
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to raise the case of Jean Tighe - a Cavan woman who disappeared in Lisbon almost four years ago - in a meeting with the Portugese Prime Minister next month. Ms Tighe's family insist the Portugese Police have never properly investigated the mystery, reporter Barry Lenihan.

Duration:00:08:25

European Farmers Protest

2/26/2024
Farmers across Europe protested today demanding action on issues from cheap supermarket prices to free trade deals -- as Agricultural ministers met in Brussels to discuss the crisis in the sector. Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue gives his reaction.

Duration:00:13:03

Everton Wins Points Deduction Appeal

2/26/2024
In the Premier League, Everton have have won an appeal against the record-setting 10-point deduction they received in November with the punishment now reduced to just 6 points.

Duration:00:05:38

Homelessness Figures Record

2/23/2024
Homeless figures released today show a new record has been set. Nick Henerson of the Irish Refugee Council Chief Executive & Wayne Stanley - Executive Director of the Simon Communities of Ireland give their reaction.

Duration:00:07:56

War In Ukraine 2 Years On

2/23/2024
On the eve of the two year anniversary of the war in Urkaine we hear from a Urkainian member of parliament Kira Rudik.

Duration:00:06:38

RTE Latest

2/23/2024
Reaction to the overnight resignation of Chair of the Board of RTÉ Siún Ní Raghallaigh, Marie Sherlock, Labour media spokesperson and Seamus Dooley, chair of the NUJ discuss.

Duration:00:16:52

Study Hub Episode 4

2/22/2024
Study Hub presenter Evelyn O Rourke previews episode 4 of this series of Study Hub.

Duration:00:06:05

Victims of Crime Report

2/22/2024
Charleen Murphy was speaking at an event to mark the European day for victims of Crime. Reporter John Cooke speaks with the influencer about her story.

Duration:01:27:57

Referendum Debate

2/22/2024
On the 8th of March Irish citizens will be asked to vote in two referendums to change our Constitution. One of these is about care in the home. Jennifer Carroll McNeil, Fine Gael TD for Dún Laoghaire, Minister of State at the Department of Finance & by Colum Kenny, Professor Emeritus of DCU School of Communications.

Duration:00:16:51

CAMHS report

2/22/2024
The HSE has apologised to the family of a 14-year old boy - who's been left in a windowless room off a hospital emergency department for the last 63 days. The child is one of the most severely affected young people to emerge from the Kerry Child Mental Health Scandal. Reporter Barry Lenihan.

Duration:00:14:18

FAI At the Public Accounts Committee

2/22/2024
Orla McElroy, Sports Editor of the Irish Daily Mail and Irish Mail on Sunday and Brian Stanley, Sinn Féin TD and Chair of the Public Accounts Committee discuss the FAI's appearance before the committee earlier today.

Duration:00:15:16

Trinity Brain Fog Research

2/22/2024
In a major medical breakthrough, a team of scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered the underlying cause of 'brain fog' linked with Long COVID. by Professor in Genetics and Head of Genetics at Trinity - Matthew Campbell.

Duration:00:05:49