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Morning Ireland Friday 18 September 2020
Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.
A selection of stories from the week, as chosen by the Morning Ireland team
Pat Leahy, Political Editor of The Irish Times, ahead of this morning's cabinet sub-committee which is likely to decide on further Covid-19 restrictions for Dublin.
Adrian Cummins, CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, on news that NPHET has recommended that the Government shut down indoor dining in pubs and restaurants in Dublin.
Dr Fergal Hickey, Emergency Consultant at Sligo Hospital, discusses his fears for the months ahead as capacity is a major issue.
Paul Reid, CEO of the HSE, discusses the latest Covid figures and the plans the HSE has to place for the coming period.
Professor Daire Keogh, President of Dublin City University, discusses the implications of a level 3 restriction phase on third-level colleges in Dublin.
Denis Desmond, Managing Director of concert promoters MCD, discusses the impact Covid-19 has had on the live entertainment industry and calls for supports and limited re-opening.
Pat McGrath, Western Correspondent reports on an ambitious staging of one act plays that is underway in Galway, as part of European Capital of Culture.
Sinéad Crowley, Arts Correspondent reports on the events taking place to mark a very unusual Culture Night.
One hundred years on from the notorious 'sack of Balbriggan' by Black and Tans, in which homes and businesses were burned and two local men were killed, North East Correspondent Sinéad Hussey reports on the legacy of the incident.
Presented by John S. Doyle.
Gill Stedman speaks to Nick Ashmore, CEO of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland.
Presented by Damien O'Meara.
Presented by Vivienne Traynor.
Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann.
Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs Correspondent, finds out if it's possible to laugh in these stressful times and the benefits that might flow from it.
Cian McCormack reports on advice to those awaiting the offers and how Poland has been an option for some students, ahead of CAO offers on Friday.
Helen O'Hara, Empire Magazine Film Journalist, discusses the release of the 'No Time To Die' trailer, featuring Daniel Craig in his final 007 contribution to the franchise.