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Morning Ireland Wednesday 19 February 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 19th February 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 19th February 2020

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

Review critical of community mental health services

Review critical of community mental health services

John Farrelly, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Commission, on the need to improve community mental health supports.

Irish citizens on ship test positive for Covid-19

Irish citizens on ship test positive for Covid-19

David McNeill, Tokyo-based journalist, reports on two Irish citizens, who were on board a cruise ship off the coast of Japan and have tested positive for coronavirus.

Passengers leave cruise ship after quarantine ends

Passengers leave cruise ship after quarantine ends

Dr Cillian de Gascun, Chair of the Coronavirus Expert Advisory Group, discusses tests being conducted on suspected coronavirus cases in Ireland and how the country is preparing for a confirmed case.

Soc Dems co-leader will not contest for Ceann Comhairle

Soc Dems co-leader will not contest for Ceann Comhairle

Daniel McConnell, Political Editor of the Irish Examiner, discusses developments in the political landscape since General Election 2020.

US Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy after abuse scandal

US Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy after abuse scandal

Steve Futterman, West Coast Correspondent with CBS News in the US, reports on the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy filing amid a growing number of sexual-abuse lawsuits

Greece calls halt to new island camps for migrants

Greece calls halt to new island camps for migrants

Helena Smith, The Guardian's correspondent for Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, discusses the decision to halt the opening of refugee centres in Greece.

Exhibition to feature firsthand accounts from IRA veterans

Exhibition to feature firsthand accounts from IRA veterans

Liam Bradley, Curator at the Monaghan County Museum, discusses a new exhibition revealing letters from the War of Independence.

UK immigration plans target unskilled workers

UK immigration plans target unskilled workers

Seán Whelan, London Correspondent, reports on the introduction of a points-based immigration system in the UK. Colin Neill, chief executive of Hospitality Ulster, says these changes threaten to have a significant impact on Northern Ireland.

Ireland among countries 'threatening children's future'

Ireland among countries 'threatening children's future'

Anthony Costello, professor of global health and sustainability at the office of the vice-provost, University College London, discusses a landmark new UNICEF and WHO report which says Ireland's failure to address climate change is putting children's lives at risk.

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

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by John Murray

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Siobhan Ryan of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Homeless shelter residents concerned opening hours may be cut

Eilis Sheehy reports from Limerick where a homeless shelter's extended opening hours, because of Covid-19, led to life-changing benefits for some of its residents.

Houseboat owners in limbo over lack of permits

Tommy Meskill reports on efforts by owners of houseboats moored on Irish Waterways to be allowed live full time on their boats.

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

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