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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

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly Joins Ciara On Day 99 Of 100 Days Of Walking

4/9/2021
It’s day 99 of 100 Days of Walking with the Applegreen rewards app. Health Minister Stephen Donnelly joined Ciara on day 99 of 100 days of walking. 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:00:25:25

The GAA Has Unveiled The Revised 2021 Masters Fixtures Plan

4/9/2021
The GAA has unveiled the revised 2021 Masters Fixtures Plan for the club and county seasons. Alan Milton Director of Communications with the GAA joined us to tell us what to expect. 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:00:03:30

Czech Republic Bans Unvaccinated Children From Schools

4/9/2021
The European Court of Human Rights has backed rules in the Czech Republic banning unvaccinated children from schools. Could a similar requirement be introduced here? Well to discuss further we hard from Dr Conor Casey Lecturer in Constitutional Law University of Liverpool & Liam Herrick, Executive Director of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen...

Duration:00:06:30

How Are GP's Coping With Vaccine Delays?

4/9/2021
Yesterday saw the milestone of 1 million vaccines administered in Ireland but will targets for Mid April be met as GP rollout struggles with delivery delays? To discuss we heard from Chair of the Irish Medical Organisation’s GP Committee, Dr Denis McCauley. 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:...

Duration:00:04:46

Sinn Fein Leader Mary Lou McDonald On Northern Ireland Violence

4/9/2021
There has been calls from calm in Northern Ireland following a week of riots and violence on a scale not seen in recent years. Joining Shane this morning to discuss this is Sinn Fein Leader Mary Lou McDonald. 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:00:11:40

Reimaging Ireland: How The Humble Handshake Will Change Post Pandemic

4/9/2021
Now over the next few weeks here on Newstalk, we are Reimagining Ireland, examining some of the changes we’d like to see across a range of areas in a post pandemic Ireland. Now one habit set to change post pandemic is the humble handshake. It's an act many hold dear but is it now a thing of the past? Or will we be back doing it in no time? Our reporter Josh Crosbie has been out and about on the streets of Limerick to find out. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or...

Duration:00:05:31

Would Galway Benefit From A Light Rail System?

4/9/2021
Minister for transport Eamon Ryan has given commitment for a new study to be commissioned to examine the feasibility of introducing a light rail system in Galway City. But just what would a light rail system mean and look like for the City? To discuss this Shane was joined on the show by Brendan Holland Chair of the GLUAS very light rail for Galway Committee. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can...

Duration:00:05:19

More Violence On The Streets In Northern Ireland Overnight

4/9/2021
There was more riots and violence across Northern Ireland last and for the latest on the situation is like in Northern Ireland we spoke to Amanda Ferguson Freelance Journalist in Belfast. 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:00:04:00

Can you believe it? It’s Day 98 Of 100Days Of Walking!

4/8/2021
Can you believe it? It’s day 98 of 100days of walking! We’re checking in with some of our dedicated walkers now as we hit the home straight! We spoke to Helena O’Brien in Bandon Co. Cork, Stan Philips from Waterford and And finally – we have 17 year old Eoghan Ashe in Straffan Co Kildare, - Eoghan is a student at St Farnan’s Post Primary school and already is an accomplished swimmer. He returned from the Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships in Canada with two Silver medals in 2018 and...

Duration:00:05:07

"It's a job." LinkedIn add stay at home mum & dad as a job description

4/8/2021
LinkedIn the professional networking social media site is adding 'stay at home mum' and 'stay at home dad' as a job description. A gap in one's employment history can be hard to explain when stay at home mums and dads try to re-enter the job market after raising a family. Especially when many of us left the workforce during the pandemic to look after our kids. Our reporter Henry McKean spoke to stay at home parents and asked is it about time the work they do at home is recognised? With...

Duration:00:05:35

Reaction To Unrest And Violence In Northern Ireland

4/8/2021
Minister for foreign affairs Simon Coveney responds to the violence and unrest in Northern Ireland as a bus was hijacked and set on fire in Belfast last night. 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:00:07:56

Would A Wealth Tax Rebuild Our Economy Post Covid?

4/8/2021
High-earners and companies that have prospered in the coronavirus crisis should pay additional tax to show solidarity with those who were hit hardest by the pandemic That’s according to the International Monetary Fund. Should we introduce a ‘wealth tax’ to rebuild the economy post covid? To discuss we heard from People Before Profit TD Paul Murphy and Professor of Economics at DCU, Edgar Morgenroth. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and...

Duration:00:11:54

Do We Need To Increase Rail Network In Ireland ?

4/8/2021
Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has launched an all-island Strategic Rail Review which will consider expanding train networks to connect cities and regions across the island. To discuss the idea further we heard from Dermot O'Leary, General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union and Conor Skehan Former chair of the Housing Agency and Lecturer in Planning at Technological University Dublin. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and...

Duration:00:06:34

Molly Martens Released From Jail Ahead Of Retrial

4/8/2021
Molly Martens, who was convicted of murdering her husband Irish man Jason Corbett, has been released from prison in the US ahead of a retrial. Molly’s father Tom who had also been convicted of the murder before last night’s release spoke briefly outside court. For more on this we were joined by Ralph Riegel, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Independent who has been following this case from the start. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download,...

Duration:00:03:24

A Pub, Takeaway And Apartment Up For Raffle!

4/8/2021
Fancy the chance of winning your own pub, takeaway and apartment? Well it’s all up for grabs after one Waterford couple decided to raffle them away for €23. We spoke to Sinead Cody Co-Owner of Spinners Bar just outside Waterford City earlier today and she told us why she and her husband decided to make that decision. 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:00:02:08

Should Hospital Car Park Fees Be Abolished?

4/8/2021
The HSE received over 5.2 million euro in income from its public hospital car parks last year. According to freedom of information figures, nearly 1.3 million was collected in Cork University Hospital. University College Hospital Galway was the next highest, at 630,000 euro. Sinn Féin's health spokesman, David Cullinane, who believes these charges should be abolished. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App....

Duration:00:01:33

Blood Clots Should Be Listed As Rare AstraZeneca Side Effect

4/8/2021
The European Medical agency has said that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the Astrazeneca vaccine. The UK has decided not to give the vaccines to those under 30 – should we follow suit? Joining Ciara to discuss the latest on the vaccine was Dr Mary Favier, Former President of the Irish College of GPs and member of NPHET. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to...

Duration:00:06:44

Achieving Balance And Wellness In A Changing World

4/7/2021
Pat was joined on the show this morning by Jim Lucey Consultant Psychiatrist and Author of Whole New Plan for Living: Achieving Balance and Wellness in a Changing World. 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, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:12:05

Divorces Are Being Delayed And Separations Stalled

4/7/2021
Divorces are being delayed and separations stalled that's according to the Law Society of Ireland who warn of “huge” hold-ups in family law proceedings due to the pandemic. Helen Coughlan is the Chair of the Law Society’s Family and Child Law Committee 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...

Duration:00:03:31

WHO’s David Nabarro Assesses Ireland’s Progress In The Struggle Against Covid

4/7/2021
Covid cases may be remaining static across Ireland, but Europe has been experienced a fresh wave of cases in recent weeks. It comes as the EU’s vaccine rollout gathers pace. Dr David Nabarro World Health Organization's special envoy on Covid-19 and professor of global health at Imperial College London and he joined to on the show to discuss where are we at in Ireland and where are we at in the world in the battle against covid. Listen and subscribe to Newstalk Breakfast on Apple Podcasts or...

Duration:00:06:40