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We pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John has passed away at the age of 73. Hollywood Journalist Jeanne Wolf Hollywood Journalist spoke to Newstalk Breakfast on the passing of the inconic singer/actress.
Tightened controls for sports bodies to access funding
The government and Sport Ireland have announced a number of new criteria that sports bodies must meet to qualify for state funding.
National Governing Bodies will have to achieve a minimum of 40% female representation on their Boards while there will be increased rules around governance and Diversity and Inclusion.
Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers spoke to Aideen on the show this morning.
FBI agents have raided the Florida home of former US President Donald Trump
FBI agents have raided the Florida home of former US President Donald Trump overnight.
The unprecedented action is believed to relate to the handling of official papers.
Anthony Zurcher the BBC North American correspondent told us exactly what happened overnight.
Transgender player causes controversy in ladies football match
The Ladies Gaelic Football Association has said it is developing a policy around transgender players after there was an objection to a transgender woman playing in a ladies’ shield final in Dublin last week.
Sunday Independent reporter Mark Tighe has the story and spoke to Shane this morning and also Newstalk Breakfast heard from Daire Dempsey is the Education officer for the Transgender Equality Network Ireland.
Should hydrogen be considered as a climate change solution?
A new White Paper prepared by the leading representative body Hydrogen Mobility Ireland (HMI), has today issued a number of recommendations on how the deployment of hydrogen across transport could propel Ireland’s transition to net-zero in both transport and the wider economy.
Is this the solution we need? Joining Aideen to discuss further was Environmental Journalist and Commentator, John Gibbons.
Ukraine warns of Chernobyl-style catastrophe at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex
Ukraine has accused Russian forces occupying the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant of turning the plant into a military base capable of launching attacks.
It comes as both sides accused each other of attacks at the site which is Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant.
James Waterhouse BBC’s Kyiv Correspondent spoke to Shane this morning with the latest from the situation in Ukraine.
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