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Morning Ireland Tuesday 13 April 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Mary Wilson.

AstraZeneca vccine not to be given to under-60s

AstraZeneca vccine not to be given to under-60s

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, discusses NIAC's recommendation to restrict the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to over-60s.

What impact will AstraZeneca decision have upon vaccine rollout?

What impact will AstraZeneca decision have upon vaccine rollout?

Dr. Mary Favier, Covid-19 adviser for the Irish College of General Practitioners and member of the National Public Health Emergency Team, on NIAC's revised recommendations for use of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

'We have other vaccines' - NIAC says no need to panic over AstraZeneca vaccine

'We have other vaccines' - NIAC says no need to panic over AstraZeneca vaccine

Professor Karina Butler, Chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee, discusses the recommendation to restrict the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to over-60s.

Political impact of latest vaccine development

Political impact of latest vaccine development

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, outlines the latest developments over the AstraZeneca issues and their impact on the Government's Covid-19 rollout plan.

Kildare Coroner's figures tell a 'sad' story

Kildare Coroner's figures tell a 'sad' story

Professor Denis Cusack, Senior Coroner for the District of Kildare, says the county recorded a 53% increase in total notified deaths reported in the year March 2020 to February 2021.

Mandatory hotel quarantine affecting Irish couples pursuing surrogacy

Mandatory hotel quarantine affecting Irish couples pursuing surrogacy

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs Correspondent, reports on the difficulties Irish couples are facing as they pursue surrogacy in the Ukraine following the country's inclusion on the mandatory hotel quarantine list.

Fresh protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man

Fresh protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man

Suzanne Lynch, The Irish Times Washington Correspondent, reports on fresh controversy in the US over the shooting by a police officer of an unarmed African American man.

Irish Soldiers preparing for deployment to Lebanon

Irish Soldiers preparing for deployment to Lebanon

Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent, meets members of the Irish Defence Forces who are completing the final stages of training before deployment in Lebanon.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly.

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Freehill.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Brian Finn speaks to Paul Kelly, CEO of Fáilte Ireland.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Aoife Kealy of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

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Programme Highlights

Effect of Climate Action Plan on country's electricity system

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at how the national grid will function if the Climate Action Plan targets are reached.

Plans to raise target for offshore renewable energy

Robert Shortt,Economics Correspondent looks at Ireland's offshore power plant, in the second of a three part series on the country's power infrastructure.

How much electricity are data centres consuming?

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at the effects that data centres will have on the country's electricity infrastructure.

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