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

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

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Highlights from the daily news programme with Sarah McInerney and Cormac O’Eadhra. 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

6 in 10 adults here obese or overweight

3/4/2021
Donal O'Shea, HSE National Clinical Lead for Obesity, outlines the Gov's new approach to Ireland's obesity problem.

Duration:00:09:17

Who are the Irish far-right?

3/4/2021
Ross Frenett, founder of Moonshot CVE, tells us who the Irish far-right are.

Duration:00:07:12

Are schools going ahead with mock Leaving Cert exams?

3/4/2021
Michael Gillespie, TUI General Secretary, tells us what his union are saying to teachers about whether schools should hold 'Mocks'?

Duration:00:09:20

Calls for hildren to be allowed to start football training again

3/4/2021
Della Kilroy reports that a leading school-age soccer club is calling for children to be allowed start training again.

Duration:00:06:07

Concerns over vaccine supplies in Ireland

3/4/2021
Kingston Mills, Professor of Experimental Immunology at Trinity College Dublin and by Priscilla Lynch, Clinical Editor of the Medical Independent, discuss complaints from GPs about vaccination supply to clinics, while the HSE and the Government defend the rollout programme.

Duration:00:15:20

Do you need skill to play Fantasy Football?

3/4/2021
Joseph O'Brien, a PhD student based at the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry in UL, tells us if you actually need skill to play Fantasy football or is it just dumb luck?

Duration:00:03:11

11,000 people arrived in Ireland through Dublin airport last week

3/4/2021
Fergal Keane has been back at Dublin Airport to see who was arriving.

Duration:00:08:37

'I would love to see people calm it down' - Ahern

3/4/2021
Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach, discusses the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Duration:00:09:22

Husband to use money from settlement for surrogacy

3/4/2021
Vivienne Traynor reports that a husband whose wife died from cervical cancer has said he plans use money from a High Court settlement to honour their wish to have a child by availing of surrogacy.

Duration:00:04:42

Ghost broking - insurance

3/3/2021
Eoin Lennon, Head of Motor Claims for Europe, tells us about Ghost Broking.

Duration:00:05:18

Local Enterprise Week goes virtual

3/3/2021
Della Kilroy today spoke to some of the businesses taking part in Local Enterprise Week.

Duration:00:06:01

Pope Francis to visit Iraq

3/3/2021
Fergal Keane reports on Pope Francis' planned trip to Iraq.

Duration:00:08:27

GRA meeting Garda Commissioner

3/3/2021
Brendan O'Connor, GRA Vice President, tells us about his meeting with the Garda Commissioner today

Duration:00:08:31

NAMA housing

3/3/2021
Ed O'Brien, Fianna Fail Councillor and Mayor of South Dublin County Council, and Lorcan Sirr, senior lecturer in housing at Technological University of Dublin discuss that new figures revealed today show that almost two thirds of homes made available by NAMA for social housing were not taken up by local authorities.

Duration:00:07:44

CETA trade deal

3/3/2021
Patrick Costello, Green Party TD and Party Spokesperson for Justice, tells us why he has lodged a legal challenge against his own Government's deal.

Duration:00:07:41

Student house parties

3/3/2021
John Cooke reports from College Court, close to the University of Limerick, one week on from his last report on house parties there. Patrick O'Donovan, Limerick TD and Minister of State, and Dr. Hannah Durand, NUI Galway, give their reaction.

Duration:00:22:49

Judge Judy retires

3/3/2021
Nora Owen, Former Justice Minister and broadcaster, and Steve Futterman, CBS News, discuss Judge Judy's retirement.

Duration:00:08:36

Equine industry

3/3/2021
Matt Carthy, Sinn Féin TD for Cavan Monaghan, and also by Dr Siobhan Mullen, Chair in animal welfare and veterinary ethics at the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine discuss calls to link state funding of equine industry to animal welfare standards.

Duration:00:12:15

Northern Ireland protocol

3/3/2021
Shona Murray, Europe Correspondent for Euronews reports on the Northern Ireland protocol

Duration:00:07:30

Eepidemic of deadly crack cocaine

3/2/2021
Fergal Keane reports that an epidemic of deadly crack cocaine use is underway in Dublin, with thousands of users trapped in a downward spiral of abuse and addiction.

Duration:00:10:56