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Top news, current affairs and sport from RTÉ Radio 1

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Episodes

Delayed hospital discharges

11/19/2018
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Jim Daly, Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Cork South West and Sean Moynihan, Chief Executive of ALONE, discuss how some families' reluctance to avail of the Fair Deal scheme is adding to the backlog in hospitals

Duration:00:12:13

Dashcams

11/19/2018
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William Bullman, Barrister at Law and Antoinette McDonald, Director of Customer Experience at AXA Ireland, speaks to Mary about data protection issues surrounding dashcams.

Duration:00:11:23

Online Dating

11/19/2018
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Barry Lenihan reports on safety concerns around online dating and proposals to combat so-called 'Tinder Fraud'

Duration:00:08:50

Going nuclear in Ireland

11/15/2018
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Sean Duke, Science Journalist, joins Mary to talk about the environmental argument for Ireland investing in nuclear power.

Duration:00:09:31

Prematurity at The Rotunda Hospital

11/15/2018
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On World Prematurity Day, Fergal Malone, Master of Rotunda, joins Mary to speak about the hospital's highest ever survival rate for babies born at 28 weeks.

Duration:00:10:47

Enduring appeal of vinyl

11/15/2018
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This weekend, lovers of music and vinyl will be gathering at the Dún Laoghaire Vinyl Festival where the likes of Lenny Abrahamson, Bronagh Gallagher and Julie Feeney will be in conversation... In anticipation of that, our reporter Liam Geraghty has been looking into what makes vinyl so special.

Duration:00:04:49

Galway 2020 relaunch

11/15/2018
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Following controversy over budget cuts, resignations and criticism from the Arts community, Patricia Philbin, CEO of Galway 2020, speaks to Mary about their plans to rejuvinate the Galway 2020 project.

Duration:00:06:27

Peadar Tóibín resignation

11/15/2018
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Peadar Tóibín, Meath West TD, speaks to Mary about his resignation from Sinn Féin after twice being suspended from the party over his views on abortion.

Duration:00:06:29

Olivia O'Leary

11/14/2018
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In her political column this week about Brexit....Olivia O'Leary says reasoned argument has nothing to do with it.

Duration:00:05:27

Homeless Families Take Refuge in a Dublin Mosque

11/14/2018
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With the number of homeless families continuing to rise a growing number of muslim women and children have been using a Mosque in Dublin as a place of refuge during the day. Drivetime's Della Kilroy had this report.

Duration:00:06:23

Brexit Scoop

11/13/2018
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With news just filtering through that EU and UK negotiators have agreed on a text that deals with the Irish border, RTE's Europe Editor, Tony Connelly, brought Mary a Brexit Exclusive... Can Theresa May see white smoke?

Duration:00:05:53

Sammy Wilson

11/13/2018
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As reports came in that EU and UK negotiators have agreed on a text that deals with the Irish border, Mary was joined on the line by Sammy Wilson, DUP MP, to hear his reaction...

Duration:00:07:36

Stan Lee RIP

11/13/2018
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Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics has died aged 95. Lee was the co-creator of characters including Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil and the X-Men. Our reporter Liam Geraghty has been looking back on the life of the comic book giant.

Duration:00:04:44

Karl Collins Inquest

11/13/2018
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30-year old Karl Collins took his own life while in the care of St Columba's mental health unit in Sligo. A jury at the inquest into his death has recommended new protocols in patient observation to prevent similar tragedies. His sister, Maria, spoke to Mary about Karl, and the family's reaction to the inquest...

Duration:00:07:15

School Secretaries

11/12/2018
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Barry Lenihan reports as school secretaries nationwide prepare to launch a campaign against their precarious employment and pay.

Duration:00:09:20

Re-weighing the Kilo

11/12/2018
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Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on a revolution in the way we measure all weights

Duration:00:06:58

Precarious Employment

11/8/2018
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Philip Boucher-Hayes and Della Kilroy report

Duration:00:12:08

Rickshaws

11/6/2018
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Barry Lenihan reports on a Government Clampdown on Rickshaws.

Duration:00:07:58

New Alcohol Rules

11/5/2018
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Barry Lenihan reports on the Public Health Alcohol Act- and what will and won't happen as a result of the new law.

Duration:00:08:34

Patsy Kelly

11/2/2018
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Barry Lenihan reports new evidence in the case of Patsy Kelly, the Independent Nationalist Councillor abducted and murdered in Tyrone in 1974.

Duration:00:09:28