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Morning Ireland Friday 6 December 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 6th December 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 6th December 2019

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

Case of brain-damaged homeless man in jail 'staggering'

Case of brain-damaged homeless man in jail 'staggering'

Mary Carolan, Courts Correspondent with the Irish Times, reports on the case of a brain-damaged man who's being kept in prison in an "awful" situation.

Brain-damaged man in prison a 'social policy failure'

Brain-damaged man in prison a 'social policy failure'

Fíona Ní Chinnéide, Executive Director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust, discusses yesterday's case of a jailed brain-damaged homeless man which the High Court President described as a staggering and truly awful situation.

Farmers plan further blockade over beef prices

Farmers plan further blockade over beef prices

Fran McNulty, Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Correspondent, discusses today's planned blockage by farmers in County Cork.

Further protest at beef prices as Lidl centre blockaded

Further protest at beef prices as Lidl centre blockaded

Damian O'Reilly, Lecturer in Retail Management at the Technological University in Dublin, discusses the impact of blockades at distribution centres.

More than 200,000 children on health waiting lists

More than 200,000 children on health waiting lists

Mary Regan reports on new figures which reveal almost 215,000 children are on waiting lists for health services across the country.

One in four children on waiting lists for longer than a year

One in four children on waiting lists for longer than a year

Stephen Donnelly, Fianna Fáil's Health Spokesperson, discusses HSE figures which reveal over 200,000 children are on waiting lists for health services across the country.

Sex abuse survivors call for access to State redress

Sex abuse survivors call for access to State redress

Conor O'Mahoney, Director of the Child Law Clinic at UCC, discusses the delay in a financial redress scheme for sexual abuse survivors in the 1960s and 1970s.

Ministers travel to Trim for special cabinet meeting

Ministers travel to Trim for special cabinet meeting

Heather Humphreys, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, discusses a report on remote working commissioned as part of Future Jobs Ireland.

Cabinet to consider public road use for self-driving

Cabinet to consider public road use for self-driving

Conor Faughnan, Director of Consumer Affairs for AA Ireland, discusses a proposal to allow public roads in Ireland be used to test self-driving cars.

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

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:55am Business News

7:55am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Carla O'Brien

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Programme Highlights

Should Ireland reintroduce wolves to the wild?

Tommy Meskill examines whether a Green Party proposal to reintroduce wild wolves is one worthy of serious consideration

Focusing on Ireland in the fifties

Cian McCormack meets some of the people featured in the 'Ireland in Focus: Photographing the 1950s' exhibition at the National Museum

Is vaping dangerous?

Gill Stedman looks at vaping in Ireland as the US reports a crisis.

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