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Morning Ireland Wednesday 16 June 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Justin McCarthy.

Morning Ireland, Wednesday 16th June

Morning Ireland, Wednesday 16th June

Live news, sports and business presented by Audrey Carville and Justin McCarthy.

Mica dominates political agenda as thousands take to Dublin demanding action

Mica dominates political agenda as thousands take to Dublin demanding action

Tommy Meskill reports on a Sinn Féin motion in the Dáil last night calling for 100% redress for those whose homes are affected by Mica while Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, discusses the aftermath of the protests in the capital yesterday as well as the other political issues of the day.

HSE says AstraZeneca supply firmed up and second doses for all are imminent

HSE says AstraZeneca supply firmed up and second doses for all are imminent

Paul Reid, Chief Executive of the Health Service Executive, on the vaccination rollout and rapid antigen testing.

Should antigen testing be used more widely in battle against Covid?

Should antigen testing be used more widely in battle against Covid?

Professor Mary Horgan, President of the RCPI, Consultant in infectious diseases at CUH and member of NPHET discusses the benefits of rapid antigen testing.

Joe Biden to meet Vladimir Putin for first time as US President

Joe Biden to meet Vladimir Putin for first time as US President

Sarah Rainsford, BBC Moscow Correspondent, reports that the first meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden since he was elected into office will take place today.

Flare-up following last month's truce between Israel and Palestine

Flare-up following last month's truce between Israel and Palestine

Dan Williams, Senior Correspondent with Reuters in Jerusalem, on Israel launching airstrikes on the Gaza strip.

People urged to report concerns of child abuse missed during pandemic

People urged to report concerns of child abuse missed during pandemic

Dr Niall Muldoon, ombudsman for children, discusses his office's annual report on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on children and teenagers in Ireland.

'Irish language legislation must be implemented' Northern Secretary as frustrations grow

'Irish language legislation must be implemented' Northern Secretary as frustrations grow

Doug Beattie, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, on the stand-off between the DUP and Sinn Fein to go back into government together in Northern Ireland, amid a dispute over language and culture law.

Is an 'outdoor' summer accessible for all?

Is an 'outdoor' summer accessible for all?

Cillian Sherlock reports on the concerns that wheelchair users have in a so-called 'outdoor' summer.

Wildlife experts warning that small wild animals should be left in natural environment

Wildlife experts warning that small wild animals should be left in natural environment

Pádraic Fogarty of the Irish Wildlife Trust reminds people that young animals have, in most cases, not been abandoned and they don't need to be rescued.

Joyce enthusiasts celebrate Bloomsday

Joyce enthusiasts celebrate Bloomsday

Maria Doyle Kennedy reads an extract from the Calypso episode of James Joyce's Ulysses.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle.

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Brian Finn speaks to Paul Kelly, Director of Food Drink Ireland.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Liz Coleman 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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