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Morning Ireland
3 months ago
Delighted to have won gold at @IMRORadioAwards for best news programme. The award cited our coverage of the cyber attack on @HSELive Congratulations also to the other winners and all those nominated #IMRO21
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Joan O'Sullivan
16 hours ago
To stay or to go? What Irish people in Ukraine are thinking and planning as tensions rise and Russia continues to mass troops on the border
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Morning Ireland
18 hours ago
An Post has issued two new stamps to celebrate the centenary of the publication of James Joyce's book, Ulysses. They are described as "intentionally unorthodox, challenging, and unexpected, as well as modernist – exactly what you would expect from Ulysses".
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Morning Ireland
18 hours ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs has strongly recommended Irish citizens living in Ukraine register their details with the Embassy of Ireland in Kyiv. Our reporter @JoanRte spoke with some Irish people living in Ukraine and asked them how they were feeling about the situation.
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Morning Ireland
18 hours ago
@BorisJohnson Tim Bale says the report could trigger a no confidence motion. But if "it's redacted", he may survive. Mr Bale says the big issue will be how the public rather than just MPs react to its findings.
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Morning Ireland
18 hours ago
Newspaper photos of British prime minister @BorisJohnson out running with his dog yesterday belie the political dogfight he faces once a report into lockdown parties at Number-10 is published. Tim Bale, professor of Politics at Queen Mary University in London, joins us now.
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Morning Ireland
19 hours ago
@johnbradysf Deputy Brady says in his view Minister Coveney should have voiced his criticisms privately to the ambassador. He says "it is a private matter" whether the chief of staff decides to issue a statement on what happened, but adds the "timing" is unwelcome.
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Morning Ireland
19 hours ago
@johnbradysf Deputy Brady says he understands the chief of staff has held meetings with ambassadors and there is "nothing out of the norm". "But what is more concerning is the Minister took it upon himself to make these comments in a very public way has undermined the chief of staff."
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Morning Ireland
19 hours ago
Sinn Fein's foreign affairs spokesperson and TD for Wicklow @johnbradysf joins us now to respond to the chief of staff of the Defence Forces posing for a photo with the Russian ambassador to Ireland.
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Morning Ireland
19 hours ago
The Russian Embassy posted the photograph in a tweet on Friday evening, before it was revealed that Russia was planning a military exercise off the South West Coast next month. @JackHoJo of the @IrishTimes joins us now.
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Morning Ireland
19 hours ago
The Minister for Foreign Affairs told the Fine Gael parliamentary party last night that he was "surprised" by what he described as an "ill judged" photograph of the Defence Forces chief of staff Sean Clancy posing with the Russian ambassador Yuri Filitov.
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Morning Ireland
20 hours ago
Kim Sengupta is defence and diplomatic editor of The London Independent. He's currently in Kharkiv in Northern Ukraine on the border with Russia, and joins the programme now.
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Morning Ireland
20 hours ago
The US has rejected Russia's demand not to allow Ukraine join Nato. Meanwhile, Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs @simoncoveney has spoken of his surprise Defence Forces chief of staff Seán Clancy met the Russian ambassador to Ireland, Yury Filatov, last Friday.
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