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Morning Ireland Wednesday 12 February 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 12th February 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 12th February 2020

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

HIQA releases report into maternity services in Ireland

HIQA releases report into maternity services in Ireland

Mary Dunnion, Director of Regulation with HIQA discusses the findings of a HIQA report on inspections of 19 maternity units and hospitals.

Staff shortages threatening sustainability of maternity services

Staff shortages threatening sustainability of maternity services

Roisin Molloy, whose son Baby Mark died after birth in January 2012 at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise discusses the HIQA report on inspections of 19 maternity units and hospitals.

Sinn Féin to begin talks with smaller parties

Sinn Féin to begin talks with smaller parties

Richard Boyd Barrett, Solidarity-People Before Profit TD for Dun Laoghaire, discusses today's meeting of his group with Sinn Fein and the possibility of a left-leaning government.

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic primary in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic primary in New Hampshire

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports on Democratic New Hampshire voters primary election.

'Up to 60' British EU officials secure Irish passports

'Up to 60' British EU officials secure Irish passports

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, discusses how several dozen British officials who work in the European Commission have secured an Irish passport in order to maintain upward mobility within the EU institutions.

Charity warns locusts will cause food crisis in Kenya

Charity warns locusts will cause food crisis in Kenya

Amina Abdulla, Concern Kenya Country Director, discusses the potential impact huge swarms of locusts are having on food crops

The underlying political economy factors that shaped the election

The underlying political economy factors that shaped the election

Aidan Regan, associate professor at UCD's school of politics and international relations, argues that whoever is in the next government must make radical changes to the Irish economic system.

Election 2020 outcome - What happens next?

Election 2020 outcome - What happens next?

Kevin Doyle, group head of news at Independent News and Media, discusses the fallout from General Election 2020 and what happens next

Bohemians and Amnesty join forces to release jersey

Bohemians and Amnesty join forces to release jersey

Daniel Lambert, Bohemians Football Club director, discusses the club's new jersey which carries an image and slogan opposing the direct provision system.

Author Gavin McCrea victim of homophobic attack in Dublin

Author Gavin McCrea victim of homophobic attack in Dublin

Gavin McCrea, writer in residence at the University of Limerick, details an assault which gardaí are treating as a suspected hate crime.

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7:10am It Says In The Papers

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8:10am It Says In The Papers

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7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

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7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

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8:30am Business News

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7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

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8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

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Weather Forecast

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Programme Highlights

Animal groups warn of 'pandemic of stolen dogs'

Cian McCormack reports on the increased number of suspected dog thefts, as demand for pets soars under Covid-19

Aran Islands: will you be welcome?

Tourists want to visit the Aran Islands but some locals worry it's too soon, as Teresa Mannion reports

Donating blood in the time of Covid-19

Amy Ní Riada reports on the challenges facing the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, which has seen a 13% drop in donations

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