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Dublin, Ireland

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RTE Ireland

Description:

A look at events making the news in the past week with Colm Ó Mongain and Richard Crowley.

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@rtenews

Language:

English

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RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 01 208 3111


Episodes

Will rising property prices increase you property tax bill?

8/13/2017
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John MacCartney, Head of Research with Savills Ireland and Conall Mac Coille, Economist with Davy Research, analyse price trends across the country and how they may impact property tax rates

Duration: 00:09:19


How much influence does China have over the regime in Pyongyang?

8/13/2017
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Jonathan Kaiman, Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times in Beijing, discusses the ties between China and North Korea.

Duration: 00:05:06


President Trump- White Supremacist and North Korea

8/13/2017
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Daniel Lippman, Politico journalist, looks at the criticism facing Trump this week from threats of nuclear war with North Korea to failures to condemn White Supremacists violence in Charlottesville.

Duration: 00:07:15


Dáil Privilege- is it time for new rules?

8/13/2017
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Peter Burke of Fine Gael, Jack Chambers of Fianna Fáil, Brid Smith of Solidarity/ People Before Profit and Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice debate the issue.

Duration: 00:16:50


MSF temporarily suspends search and rescue operations off Libyan coast

8/13/2017
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Stefano Argenziano, Medicins San Frontieres’ Manager of Migration Operations, explains why the organisation decided to bring the Prudence back to port.

Duration: 00:04:55


Gardaí investigating if a known criminal killed Trevor Deely

8/13/2017
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Dyane Connor, RTÉ reporter, discusses the new line of inquiry that Gardaí are following in hopes of a breakthrough in the case.

Duration: 00:03:28


Ireland and wind energy

8/6/2017
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Former Environment minister Noel Dempsey and Donegal councillor John Campbell with reaction as the government threatens to get tough with county councils obstructing wind farms, according to documents seen by this programme

Duration: 00:15:32


Brexit

8/6/2017
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Financier and former central banker Willie Slattery on Brexit and the government's hard line with London

Duration: 00:09:21


Is Trump bored with the White House?

8/6/2017
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Trump biographer and US political commentator Michael D’Antonio on whether US President Donald Trump is bored in his role as President

Duration: 00:14:04


The Gardaí and false breath tests

8/6/2017
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RTÉ’s John Burke with details of a new report on how senior garda management did not inform their own internal auditors of problems relating to false breath tests and road traffic convictions, with reaction from PAC vice-chairman Alan Kelly

Duration: 00:11:09


New report on Palestinian Nationalism

7/30/2017
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Perry Camack, Senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, outlines the findings of his report that shows rising anger and a declining faith in the two state solution in Palestinian civil society.

Duration: 00:10:03


Brexit and the border

7/30/2017
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Daithi O'Ceallaigh, former Irish Ambassador to the UK, analyses the reasons for robust language on a post-Brexit border.

Duration: 00:07:06


Au Pairs and the Irish immigration service

7/30/2017
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Jane Xavier, Au Pair Rights Association Ireland, speaks about the case of a young Brazilian, Paloma Silva-Carvalho which has sparked other Au Pairs to complain about similar treatment.

Duration: 00:06:10


The Chaos of the Trump White House

7/30/2017
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Daniel Lipmann, Politico journalist discusses the White House’s upheaval

Duration: 00:06:23


Tulsa

7/30/2017
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Fred Mc Bride, Tusla Chief Executive on the series of critical reports into fostering services and an admission poor practice at the Disclosures Tribunal.

Duration: 00:16:11


Will the National Climate Mitigation Plan make Ireland a green isle?

7/23/2017
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Oisin Coghlan, Director of Friends of the Earth Ireland, Hildegarde Naughton Fine Gael TD for Galway West constituency and Conor Minogue, Senior Energy Policy Executive for IBEC debate the Government’s climate change plan.

Duration: 00:12:08


Financial Service Jobs

7/23/2017
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Michael D'Arcy, Minister of State responsible for financial services, outlines the Government’s plan to attract more financial service jobs into Ireland; Pat Lardner, Chief Executive of Irish Funds, the representative body for financial services, discusses how Ireland could benefit from funds and financial services relocating from London.

Duration: 00:11:15


Can ticket touting be tackled?

7/23/2017
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Reg Walker of Iridium Consultancy, UK's leading expert on the black market trade, discusses Irish and international gangs and hackers and their role in the multi-million euro ticket touting industry.

Duration: 00:12:33


Clashes in Jerusalem continue

7/23/2017
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Jacob Burns, journalist in Jerusalem, discusses the latest on the tensions.

Duration: 00:05:26


Increased spending for housing

7/16/2017
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Housing Agency chairman John O’Connor on how the governments increase in capital spending can be utilised for housing

Duration: 00:05:55

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