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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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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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English


Episodes

What Is Causing The Reluctance Towards Taking The AstraZeneca Vaccine In Europe?

3/3/2021
What is causing the reluctance towards taking the AstraZeneca vaccine in Europe where millions of doses are being piled up unused. For more on this story Pat was joined by Thomas Sparrow, Deutsche Welle Political and Security and John Lichfield, Paris Correspondent for the Independent. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa,...

Duration:00:11:12

Report: Locked-Down Women On A Biological Deadline

3/3/2021
The pandemic may have brought life to a standstill, but women’s biological clocks tick on nonetheless. Sarah Madden reports on the increased demand for fertility services over the last year, with the Waterstone Clinic reporting a 100% increase in egg freezing patients and a 20% increase in single women having fertility treatments with donor sperm. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen...

Duration:00:06:02

It's World Wildlife Day

3/3/2021
It’s World Wildlife Day what better way to celebrate that than go out and celebrate the Irish wildlife on your doorstep. Shane spoke to Eanna NiLamhna Wildlife expert and author on what wildlife to look out for today. 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:00:02:21

Ireland’s Exchequer Deficit Has Grown To €14 Billion

3/3/2021
Ireland’s exchequer deficit has grown to €14 billion, an increase of €1.7bn compared to the same period a year ago. Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe spoke to us 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, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:07:41

Are We Starting To Turn A Corner With Covid Numbers?

3/3/2021
The Department of Health has been notified of 14 further deaths and 359 new cases of covid19 – that is the lowest number of confirmed cases since mid December. We were joined on the show this morning by Paul Moynagh Professor of Immunology and Director of the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health research at Maynooth University . 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...

Duration:00:07:08

A Call To Reopen Places Of Worship

3/3/2021
Rural Independent TDs are today seeking the reopening of places for public worship. For more on this we were joined by Mattie McGrath, Independent TD. 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:00:03:24

New Research Says Eating Meat Regularly Could Increase Your Risk Of Developing Heart Disease

3/3/2021
Eating meat regularly could increase your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia and other serious illnesses. That’s according to new research from Oxford University in the UK. To discuss this research results we were joined on the show by Dr Keren Papier, Nutritional Epidemiologist from the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford who was lead author on this study. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download,...

Duration:00:03:46

Limerick House Party Leads To Arrests And Fines

3/3/2021
Gardaí made three arrests and issued 30 fines last night after breaking up a party in the Castletroy area of Limerick City. Videos online show flares and fireworks being set off amongst large groups of people who gathered to drink in the estate predominantly occupied by UL students. Limerick Green Party Councillor Seán Hartigan was at the scene last night and spoke to Shane this morning with reaction to what happen in Limerick. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or...

Duration:00:06:27

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