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# morning-ireland - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'Uncertainty and irritation': IBEC chief Danny McCoy takes aim at NPHET members over communications

IBEC has called for an early exit from Level 5 for retailers.

# morning-ireland - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Craving current affairs, radio listeners flock to Morning Ireland and Miriam as 2FM falters

Today FM sees strong gains across its entire week-day schedule.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Coronavirus in Irish nursing homes: 'They can't have a family member holding their hand'

A total of 209 clusters have been identified in the country’s nursing homes and residential institutions.

# morning-ireland - Friday 25 October, 2019

MEP Maria Walsh defends voting down move to enhance rescue operations for migrants

The European Parliament rejected the vote asking member states to step up efforts to save asylum seekers making the crossing.

# morning-ireland - Monday 30 September, 2019

'This smacks of the old FAI' - Former chief executive calls for transparency in Delaney deal

Fran Rooney says questions need to be answered in relation to John Delaney’s departure over the weekend.

# morning-ireland - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Garda mission to refugee camp on Syrian border cancelled at 'eleventh hour' due to overtime pay dispute

A team of eight gardaí and two sergeants was due to fly out last Friday where it would interview hundreds of refugees.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was involved in a tense interview on Morning Ireland today.

# morning-ireland - Monday 17 December, 2018

Gardaí have received a number of phone calls in relation to discovery of baby 'Belle' on north Dublin beach

The body of the baby was found at 10am on Saturday morning,

# morning-ireland - Friday 5 October, 2018

'You feel like you have no life left': Teenager living in hotel speaks about daily struggle of being homeless

‘Amanda’, one of more than 9,500 homeless people in Ireland, gave a candid interview on RTÉ Radio 1.

# morning-ireland - Monday 24 September, 2018

Paddy Cosgrave slams FG on housing crisis, declines to say if he raised issue personally with Taoiseach

Cosgrave also criticised RTÉ for not highlighting issues around the housing crisis.

# morning-ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Michael Fitzmaurice urges fellow independent TDs to join together to nominate a presidential candidate

The independent TD told Morning Ireland it was the duty of independents to support someone who wants to contest the election.

# morning-ireland - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

# morning-ireland - Monday 12 February, 2018

DCU economist rejects Leo's insistence that Limerick-Cork motorway 'makes sense'

The National Planning Framework will be launched this week.

# morning-ireland - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show

There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.

# morning-ireland - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI

Myers previously described himself as such in describing his issues with the word ‘holocaust’ itself, rather than in denying the genocide of European Jews during World War II.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'It's not enough to say she can't remember': Frances Fitzgerald under pressure in McCabe email row

Tánaiste and former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has come under fire over how much she knew.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I hate to go, but I'm afraid I'll have to leave': Bryan Dobson signs off on his final Six One

Dobson has presented RTÉ’s Six One News since 1996.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'I found myself shouting at the radio': War of words between Doherty and O'Dea on pension motion

The Government looks set to lose a vote in the Dáil.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

DUP MP says act for 'failing' Irish language would be discriminatory

Sammy Wilson says the language is in decline south of the border.

# morning-ireland - Monday 4 September, 2017

Bryan Dobson is leaving Six One to join the Morning Ireland lineup

Dobson has presented RTÉ’s Six One News since 1996.

# morning-ireland - Friday 28 July, 2017

'My gosh we're going to miss you': Cathal Mac Coille signed off on his last Morning Ireland today

Cathal Mac Coille has been a regular on Morning Ireland for 16 years.

# morning-ireland - Friday 26 May, 2017

University presidents showed 'arrogance' when questioned about financial misconduct, claims TD

An RTÉ Investigates show aired last night which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

# morning-ireland - Monday 15 May, 2017

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

# morning-ireland - Friday 5 May, 2017

HSE spent almost €6 million sending 30 children abroad for treatment that's available here

One mother said, “It’s just not good enough in today’s society that people have to go through such horrors.”

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted' Coastguard Pilot This post contains videos

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'

“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'There is a jungle of information out there': Warning over online cancer myths

The public has been urged not to trust the internet for medical advice.

# morning-ireland - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

FactCheck: Is Regina Doherty right to say she didn't support the use of civil disobedience?

The Government Chief Whip denies having made some controversial comments. We put that claim to the test.

# morning-ireland - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Future of Irish-Egyptian relations rests on Ibrahim Halawa decision': Ceann Comhairle

A delegation of eight Irish TDs are in Egypt to try and negotiate Halawa’s release.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Gardaí arrest 500 motorists for drink driving in just three weeks - and 40 in two days

The figure is an increase of over a third (34%) on the number for this time last year.

# morning-ireland - Monday 7 November, 2016

Pharmaceutical industry paid Irish doctors €3.7 million for "undisclosed" reasons in 2015

The industry’s payments to both doctors and healthcare institutions here is under the spotlight at present.

# morning-ireland - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied

Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.

# morning-ireland - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

FactCheck: Did the last government cut payments to lone parents?

FactCheck looks into a a controversial claim made by Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar on Morning Ireland yesterday.

# morning-ireland - Saturday 2 July, 2016

How do you replace one of Irish broadcasting's big beasts? This man has a plan

Ivan Yates is off on his ‘gap year’ – but Newstalk’s boss has a plan to take on Morning Ireland.

# morning-ireland - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Morning Ireland presenters all got the giggles live on air Gas Craic

The Morning Ireland presenters all got the giggles live on air

And now everyone wants to know the joke.

# morning-ireland - Monday 29 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Benjamin Cleary says he's going to keep his Oscar at 'the auld pair's gaff' Stutterer

Benjamin Cleary says he's going to keep his Oscar at 'the auld pair's gaff'

Cleary won Best Live Action Short last night for his film Stutterer.

# morning-ireland - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Micheál Martin got a little testy today on his party's chances of winning

He’s not ruling out his party coming out on top.

# morning-ireland - Thursday 29 October, 2015

RTÉ Radio One and 2FM have had a STELLAR three months - here are the latest radio figures

The state broadcaster has been cleaning up on all fronts over the last three months.

# morning-ireland - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Varadkar dismisses claims 10,000 Irish children have teeth extracted in hospital each year

The Irish Dental Association has described the figures as a “national disgrace”.

# morning-ireland - Monday 14 September, 2015

Micheál Martin: I'm the only alternative Taoiseach to Enda Kenny

The Fianna Fáil leader was fighting his corner this morning.

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