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MORNING IRELAND *Special* Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille, Rachael English, Gavin Jennings and Claire Byrne.
THIS WEEK REFERENDUM RESULTS *Special* Richard Crowley and a studio panel look at the latest from around the country on the referendums on marriage & the age of presidential candidates
THE POETRY PROGRAMME In the programme this week, Rick speaks with Benjamin Keatinge, Associate Professor at SEE University in Macedonia, about the work of Irish poet Richard Murphy (b. 1927). One of a trio of major poets who emerged in the 1950s (Murphy, Montague, Kinsella), Murphy lives these days in Sri Lanka, where Ben recently visited him. The programme includes readings by Richard Murphy recorded in his home in Sri Lanka - a rare treat.
THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST – GRAND FINAL It's Eurovision's 60th birthday so Shay Byrne and Zbyszek Zalinski will be wearing their party hats while bringing you the live music and fun from the Stadthalle in Vienna.
BRIGHT SPARKS *New series* Bright Sparks is an eight part science documentary series for RTÉ Radio 1 presented by physicist, Professor Shane Bergin from Trinity College Dublin.
MOONEY GOES WILD Derek Mooney and guests explore the natural world in all its forms.
TODAY WITH SEAN O’ROURKE The mid-morning current affairs magazine with the stories of the day, sharp analysis, sports coverage, in-depth features and consumer interest.
BOOK ON ONE The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction which is a selection of short stories from the Award over the past few years.