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Morning Ireland Thursday 6 May 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Aine Lawlor and Mary Wilson.

Morning Ireland, Thursday 6th May

Morning Ireland, Thursday 6th May

Live news, sportsa nd business presented by Aine Lawlor and Mary Wilson.

Prosecutions of former British Soldiers in Troubles to be banned

Prosecutions of former British Soldiers in Troubles to be banned

Vincent Kearney, Northern Editor, discusses reports that the UK authorities are to ban prosecutions of former British soldiers who served in Northern Ireland during The Troubles.

SDLP welcomes British Irish InterGovernmental Conference

SDLP welcomes British Irish InterGovernmental Conference

Colum Eastwood, SDLP Leader, on the on-going issues with North/South and Inter Governmental relationships.

Sinn Fein says decision around former soldiers is 'divisive and toxic'

Sinn Fein says decision around former soldiers is 'divisive and toxic'

John Finucane, son of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane and Sinn Féin MP for North Belfast, gives his reaction to the news that prosecutions of former soldiers in The Troubles are to be banned.

'We want to stop large investors buying up housing estates' - Minister Eamon Ryan

'We want to stop large investors buying up housing estates' - Minister Eamon Ryan

Eamon Ryan, Minister for the Environment, Climate & Communications, and Transport - discusses the latest with Covid and the vaccine rollout.

Gardaí  investigating Longford wedding with up to 200 people

Gardaí investigating Longford wedding with up to 200 people

Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent, reports on a gathering following a wedding in Longford.

Lifting of restrictions not hotly anticipated by all

Lifting of restrictions not hotly anticipated by all

Éilís Sheehy explores how for some people the easing of Covid-19 restrictions can bring about apprehension and anxiety.

Traveller Community encouraged to get Covid vaccine

Traveller Community encouraged to get Covid vaccine

Ronnie Fay, Co-director of Pavee Point, says the recent increase in cases among the Travelling Community shows that Travellers need to be vaccinated as a matter of urgency.

UK heads to the polls

UK heads to the polls

Sean Whelan, London Correspondent, discusses Super Thursday elections in the UK.

Biden supports global waiver on patent protections for Covid vaccines

Biden supports global waiver on patent protections for Covid vaccines

Suzanne Lynch, Irish Times Washington Correspondent, reports that US President Joe Biden's administration has announced its support for a global waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines.

Integration in education and tackling racism

Integration in education and tackling racism

In the last in her series on racism in Ireland Ailbhe Conneely, Religion & Social Affairs Correspondent, looks into how one Cork school has achieved integration amongst students and teachers.

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 Des Cahill.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Adam Maguire speaks to Marina Finn, Co-Chair of AIPCO.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Emer Flood of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

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Programme Highlights

Integration in education key to tackling racism

In the last in her series on racism in Ireland, Ailbhe Conneely, Religion & Social Affairs Correspondent, looks at how one Cork school has achieved integration amongst students and teachers.

Reported incidents of racism rising in Ireland

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent, explores how the number of reported racist incidents in the country is on the rise

Online racism a growing problem in Ireland

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent, reports on what's been done across sport, the arts, and media to tackle racism in Ireland.

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