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Day of 90 of #100DaysOfWalking! At the end of every week we recognize some of our great ‘100 days’ community ' by crowning a walker of the week! This week's Walker of the Week is Anna Douglas from Portmarnock, Dublin.. She told us why she got involved.
According to the latest provisional Revenue data, alcohol consumption is down on pre-Covid levels, as Ireland moves closer to European consumption norms. Long-term trends continue to see a decline in consumption as it has decreased by 30% since its peak in 2001. Speaking to Ciara this morning was Paula Leonard, CEO of Alcohol Forum Ireland.
Former US President Donald Trump will be charged over hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 presidential election. The move which Trump denies means he is the first serving or former US president to face a criminal charge. Larry Donnelly Law Lecturer at the University of Galway and Journal.ie Columnist brought us more details this morning.
Deteriorating security in O’Connell Street cited in An Post planning row A planning appeal by An Post has cited “the deterioration in the security environment” on Dublin’s O’Connell Street as one of the factors behind its underperforming Witness History exhibition at the GPO. Janet Horner, Green Party Councillor for the North Inner City
A planning appeal by An Post has cited “the deterioration in the security environment” on Dublin’s O’Connell Street as one of the factors behind its underperforming Witness History exhibition at the GPO. Janet Horner, Green Party Councillor for the North Inner City
The IRFU is to undertake a study on the effectiveness of headgear preventing brain injuries in rugby. The study was just one of the topics of discussion at the 14th World Congress on Brain Injury which has been taking place in Dublin this week. Dr Philip O’Halloran, a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham is leading up the IRFU study and joined Shane on the show this morning.
Former US President Donald Trump will be charged over hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 presidential election. The move which Trump denies means he is the first serving or former US president to face a criminal charge. Speaking to Ciara this morning was David Smith - Washington reporter with The Guardian.
There are mixed views by residents living along the Dublin and Wicklow coast when it comes to installing wind farms in the Irish sea. There are proposals to erect between 39 and 50 turbines, 10 kilometres from the coast and some could be more than 300 metres in height. An extra and final public consultation on the plans by Dublin Array took place in Sutton yesterday and our reporter Josh Crosbie went along.
Hot school meals are to be extended to all remaining Deis schools over the next year with plans to extend it to all schools from 2030. That’s under plans set to be announced by Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys today. Paddy Lavelle, General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland spoke to Newstalk Breakfast this morning.
The Defence Forces chief of staff Lt Gen Seán Clancy and his predecessors assured the Government over a period of decades that abuse towards women in the Defence Force ‘was in the past’, a secret cabinet memo has shown. Speaking to Shane on Newstalk Breakfast was Senator, retired army officer, and Security Analyst, Tom Clonan.
Buskers Beware – adhere to the new by-laws or face a fine, that’s the call of Killarney Councillors as they introduce new busking bylaws. Cllr Niall Kelleher, Mayor of Killarney and President of Killarney Chamber of Commerce and Tourism spoke to Newstalk Breakfast this morning.
Labour Senator Annie Hoey has called for an end to the three-day waiting period for abortion ahead of the publication of the review of the operation of abortion services. Annie explained to Ciara why she has called for this? Also speaking to Ciara was Emer Toibín, Aontú Councillor do you feel that the waiting period should remain?
The government will today announce funding allocations worth €17 million for capital projects in our regional airports. Minister of State with special responsibility for aviation, Jack Chambers spoke to Shane this morning on the show.
The Government looks set to narrowly survive a confidence motion following its decision to lift the eviction ban. Speaking to Shane this morning on the show were Labour Leader Ivana Bacik and also Jennifer Carroll MacNeill, Fine Gael Minister of State.
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