Newstalk Breakfast Highlights
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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 Highlights on Apple 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 and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'
The Irish Planning Institute has urged the Government to delay a long-awaited overhaul of the planning system. Speaking to Ciara this morning was Sean O’Leary, Senior Planner with the IPI who explained why they are asking for the delay.
Almost 27,200 houses received energy upgrades in 2022, according a report published today by the SEAI. That figure represents an 80 percent increase on the year before, but will it help us reach our climate change goals? Speaking to Newstalk Breakfast was John Gibbons, Environmental Journalist and Commentator.
A new Scottish first minister will be announced today. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes, former Government minister Ash Regan and Health Secretary Humza Yousaf are all vying for the post. Speaking to Ciara this morning was Catriona Stewart, Columnist for The Herald in Scotland.
Ireland lost it's top spot on the tea drinking tally in recent years. Nespresso doubled the size of it's Dundrum store in recent weeks. So, is it time to wake up and smell the coffee? Is it time to admit that for the irish, "a cuppa" now means "a cup of joe"? Sarah Madden reports.
Earlier this week, Minister for Justice, Simon Harris announced a new recruitment campaign for An Garda Síochana, and applications will open today. For more details on the new recruitment campaign, Shane spoke to Liam Geraghty, Superintendent Garda Press Office.
Two arrests were made in the Munster Region last night on the suspicion of murder in the ‘Kerry Babies’ case ‘Baby John’ was found stabbed to death on White Strand Beach in Cahersiveen, in April 1984. To look back on the details of the case Newstalk Breakfast spoke to Brenda Power, Sunday Times Columnist.
Social Democrat TD Gary Gannon is calling for ‘urgent action’ on air pollution in ‘riddled’ inner city Dublin, which he says is having a serious negative impact on the health of locals. Gary explained to Newstalk Breakfast just how bad is the issue.
On Sunday morning, people across the country will lose an hour’s sleep as the clocks spring forward to mark the beginning of daylight saving time. Richard Guiney, CEO of Dublin Town joined Ciara this morning and was asked if should we be scrapping the clock change.
Summer is around the corner and for hay fever sufferers – panic is about to set in! However, help may be at hand! Ireland’s first independently generated pollen forecast could offer fresh hope to the thousands of people with hay fever out there. Speaking to Newstalk Breakfast was Dr. David O’Connor, assistant professor in the School of Chemical Sciences at DCU, who is a lead researcher on the project.
The Keep Water Public Campaign has called for a referendum on water services in November But is this referendum necessary? To discuss Ciara was joined on the show this morning was Karen O’Loughlin, Divisional Organiser for SIPTU for the Public Administration and Community Division and also Barry Ward, Fine Gael Senator, and Criminal Barrister.
The Government won the Dáil vote on ending Eviction Ban measures later this month, while the Green Party suspend Neasa Hourigan for 15 months over her vote. Senator Pippa Hackett, Minister of State of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine spoke to Shane this morning and was asked if Neasa Hourigan has a future in the Green Party.
Irish workers are not sold on the State Pension revamp, that’s according to new research, which found that fewer than one in four people would work longer to access the higher pension. Austin Hughes, Economist spoke to Newstalk Breakfast this morning and – Does this show that the plan is failing before even getting off the ground?
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