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Morning Ireland Friday 23 August 2019
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.
Moya Murdock, chief executive of the Road Safety Authority, discusses her concerns about the garda restructuring plan announced by Commissioner Drew Harris.
Sarah O'Sullivan, Journalist in Rio de Janeiro, reports on the fires engulfing the Amazon Rainforest and the political storm the fires are creating.
Sebastien Roblin, contributor to Forbes.com, discusses the impact of the decision of the US to test a nuclear capable Tomahawk cruise missile last weekend.
Seán Whelan, London Correspondent, is at Biarritz where the G7 is taking place and discusses what issues will be on the agenda.
David Fitzgerald, chief executive of the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland, discusses some good Brexit news for Irish motorists.
Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, assesses the past few days in terms of Brexit and where we are now with the Backstop.
Pat Leahy, Political Editor Irish Times, reports that fires in the Amazon have surged 83% so far this year compared with the same period a year earlier.
Elaine Keogh reports from a community archaeology dig in The Naul in North County Dublin where local volunteers have been working alongside professional archaeologists.
Sam McBride, News Letter Political Editor, discusses new material released in Government files on Northern Ireland from the beginning of the first ceasefire.
Kieran Kennedy, Managing Director of O Neills Sportswear, discusses the re-opening of the last stitching factory in Derry and the influence of recent phenomenon, Derry Girls, on the industry.
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Philip Bromwell reports on 17-year-old Brandon Fay, who was hospitalised with coronavirus and has returned to his work experience placement at the hospital that treated him.
Cian McCormack reports from a church in Dublin where the priest and parishioners are remembering those who've died with Covid-19.
Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, meets up with some local producers hoping to be back selling their produce in the farmers' markets next week.