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# Morning Ireland

This month
September 2023
Bank of Ireland issues warning over new scam targeting business customers
The bank has told customers to “never, ever” share app codes with others.
This year
RTÉ apologises for 'technical hitch' that forced Morning Ireland off air
‘But the good news is we’re back on air now,’ read a statement from the show.
'Racist' attack on Dublin homeless camp described as a 'sickening low'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and integration junior minister Joe O’Brien have both condemned the incident.
All time
Govt to issue 1.9 million digital certs Monday but they won't be compulsory for travel, says Minister
Minister of State Ossian Smyth said the Covid pass would speed things up at the airport.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
'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.
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,
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
DCU economist rejects Leo's insistence that Limerick-Cork motorway 'makes sense'
The National Planning Framework will be launched this week.
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 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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
DUP MP says act for 'failing' Irish language would be discriminatory
Sammy Wilson says the language is in decline south of the border.
Bryan Dobson is leaving Six One to join the Morning Ireland lineup
Dobson has presented RTÉ’s Six One News since 1996.
'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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.”
'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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Morning Ireland presenters all got the giggles live on air
And now everyone wants to know the joke.
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.
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.