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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'

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'

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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'

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@BreakfastNT

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Episodes

Holidays !!!! Where’s the best place to go?

1/27/2023
It’s the last Friday of January which means its payday! Many of us will be thinking about booking our 2023 holidays today… but where’s the best place to go? Michelle Walsh Jackson is a travel expert with thenoveltravaller.com and has all the recommendations.

Duration:00:03:36

Our "Walker Of The Week" is...

1/27/2023
Today marks day 27 of 100 days of walking! As you may know by now, every Friday we will be recognizing some of the great 100 days community out there by crowing a walker of the week! Our Walker of the Week is Helena O’Brien from Bandon in West Cork - She told us why she's taking part.

Duration:00:03:14

Should cost of living measures be maintained or wound down?

1/27/2023
Green Party Leader, Eamon Ryan has said that the cost-of-living supports will be wound down, in a similar way to how Covid-19 supports were previously. But should the government keep the support in place? To discuss further Newstalk Breakfast spoke to Edgar Morgenroth, Professor of Economics at DCU and also Mick Barry Socialist TD.

Duration:00:10:23

Today is Holocaust memorial day

1/27/2023
Today is International Day in Memory of Victims of the Holocaust, 81 years on Speaking to Ciara this morning was Oliver Sears, Founder of Holocaust Awareness Ireland.

Duration:00:06:34

The importance of getting a smear test

1/27/2023
Now this week marks Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and Cervical Check is encouraging all those who are due a smear test to go out and get one. So, let's discuss the service that is being offered in this country – we are joined by Dr Sarah Fitzgibbon clinical adviser with Cervical Check...

Duration:00:06:52

Fines of up to €200 for offences near national monuments

1/27/2023
The Historic and Archaeological Heritage Bill will mean that people committing offences near national monuments could be hit with on-the-spot fines of up to €200 John Coll, Irish Sculptor, and Owner of John Coll Sculptures spoke to Shane with his reaction to these fines been brought in.

Duration:00:05:39

We are failing to adequately protect the country’s rivers and lakes

1/27/2023
he European Commission is taking Ireland to court for failing to adequately protect the country’s rivers and lakes and their waters. According to the commission, Ireland has been in breach of EU directives on the issue for more than 20 years. Speaking to Newstalk Breakfast was John Gibbons an Environmental Journalist and Commentator. John Gibbons is an Environmental Journalist and Commentator.

Duration:00:04:27

What to do if you witness or hear about domestic abuse

1/26/2023
This week on Newstalk, we’re shining a spotlight on domestic abuse, in partnership with Allianz and Women’s Aid. Relationship red flags. What should you do if you witness or find out about a case of domestic abuse? And why do so many people ignore it’s happening? This morning Shane was joined on the show by Garda Sergent, Laura Sweeney.

Duration:00:12:42

Should schools be prevented from reserving places for the children of past pupils?

1/26/2023
Schools should be prevented from reserving places for the children of past pupils. That’s the call from Aodhan O’Riordan, the Labour Party’s Education spokesperson, who spoke to Newstalk Breakfast along with Barbara Ennis, Principal of Alexandra College in Dublin.

Duration:00:08:12

"We look like homeless now" asylum seekers with nowhere to go

1/26/2023
Attention is again turning to the accommodation crisis facing those who are arriving in Ireland seeking international protection. Homeless charities have been highlighting the pressure on services as the Citywest Transit Hub paused emergency shelter. Newstalk reporter Josh Crosbie spent some time with people who have newly arrived in the country with nowhere to go.

Duration:00:04:20

Why a logjam in An Bord Pleanála has stalled the future of 29,000 housing units

1/26/2023
Housing across the papers this morning - really startling figures on the front of the Irish Times today from a report from the Housing Commission - we need 62,000 new homes a year, not 33,000 as Housing for All States Meanwhile a separate report from Mitchell McDermott on the construction sector found that a logjam at An Bord Pleanála has left 59% of 2022 Strategic Housing Development applications yet to be decided upon, which means the future of 29,000 housing units has been stalled....

Duration:00:07:04

Ireland’s breastfeeding rates remain among the lowest globally

1/26/2023
The latest figures from the HSE say most women in Ireland are choosing to breastfeed, with 64% breastfeeding for the baby's first feed, which drops to 45.7% upon discharge and drops further to 31%, by 3 months. So, what needs to change? Lynn Carroll, La Leche League Leader spoke to Shane this morning on the show.

Duration:00:05:45

Tanks to Ukraine what does this mean for the war?

1/26/2023
The US has joined Germany in sending tanks to Ukraine as President Biden hails a “united” effort But what does this mean for the war? To discuss Newstalk Breakfast spoke to David Herszenhorn, Russia, Ukraine & East Europe editor, The Washington Post and Sean Bell, Retired Air Vice-Marshal who served with the UK military and is current adviser with global defence consultants UDSS.

Duration:00:06:47

Do Dublin’s footpaths need to be serviced more regularly?

1/26/2023
As part of a pilot scheme, Dublin City Council plan to service footpaths that are low quality in two neighbourhoods, Harolds Cross & Glasnevin where the elderly population is in danger of falling Will we see more of this? For more on this Ciara spoke to Cllr Mary Callaghan, Social Democrats and Former Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin.

Duration:00:04:33

Dreaming of Dublin's next decade

1/25/2023
Owen Keegan's tenure as CEO of Dublin City Council will come to an end later this year. His successor will lead the city for at least a decade. So, what do Dubliners, artists and experts want for the capital? Newstalk Reporter, Sarah Madden dreams a little with the locals.

Duration:00:06:00

Tradfest Templebar is back with some great music

1/25/2023
Tradfest Templebar is back today and running all week until Sunday. It’s a festival aiming to showcase the best of traditional and folk music in Ireland. Not only that but there are up to 50 free gigs around the capital this week! To hear what you can enjoy Shane spoke to CEO of Temple Bar Company, Martin Harte.

Duration:00:05:21

Many areas in Ireland are exceeding WHO air pollution standards

1/25/2023
According to research from the University of Galway, Limerick City and Ennis are among the areas exceeding World Health Organisation air pollution standards Anne Cronin, Public Health Researcher and Founder of the Limerick Cycle Bus spoke to Newstalk Breakfast this morning with a reaction to these findings.

Duration:00:04:24

Are vegan advertisements unfairly attacking the agriculture industry?

1/25/2023
GoVegan World advertisements on the side of Dublin busses are ‘BS’ and ‘Childish’. That’s according to Independent TD Michael Collins, who says the adverts promoting veganism are an attack on the agriculture industry and he spoke to Newstalk Breakfast with more on his views. ** We’re also joined by Sandra Higgins, Director of GoVegan World...

Duration:00:08:32

Government and opposition reaction to Minister Paschal Donohoe’s Dail address

1/25/2023
The number of breaches or omissions of election rules admitted by Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe has increased to five after an eight-minute address given to the Dáil yesterday. But does this finally put the matter to bed? For more on this Shane spoke to Simon Harris is Minister for Justice and Further and Higher Education and also Paul Murphy is a People Before Profit TD.

Duration:00:11:20

Is it time for Irish Rail to bring back catering services?

1/25/2023
Irish Rail should provide its own catering service if it can’t find a suitable provider. That’s the view of Sinn Féin TD Thomas Gould, who spoke to Shane this morning on the show.

Duration:00:04:46