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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.

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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'

    We pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John

    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.

    • 4 min
    Tightened controls for sports bodies to access funding

    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.

    • 8 min
    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

    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.

    • 6 min
    Transgender player causes controversy in ladies football match

    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.

    • 11 min
    Should hydrogen be considered as a climate change solution?

    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.

    • 5 min
    Ukraine warns of Chernobyl-style catastrophe at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex

    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.

    • 6 min

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