Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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Morning Ireland Tuesday 24 March 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.

7.00 News

7.00 News

7.00 News Bulletin presented by Brian Jennings.

What It Says In The Papers

What It Says In The Papers

A look at what it says in today's papers, presented by John S. Doyle.

Battle Against Coronavirus

Battle Against Coronavirus

RTE's Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers discusses the measures that are expected to be brought in today to step-up the fight against the spread of Covid-19.

Direct Provision and Coronavirus

Direct Provision and Coronavirus

Dr. Cliona Ni Cheallaigh of the School of Medicine at Trinity College, Dublin discusses the problems associated with people living in Direct Provision and calls that have been made upon the Department of Justice at this time.

Alex Salmond Acquittal

Alex Salmond Acquittal

Westminister Editor of the Daily Record, Torcuil Crichton joins the programme to discuss Alex Salmond, the former First Minister of Scotland, after he was cleared of all sexual assault charges against him in court yesterday.

7.30 Sport

7.30 Sport

Darren Frehill brings you the latest sports news of the day.

Coronavirus in Spain

Coronavirus in Spain

Journalist Miguel-Anxo Murado is on the line live from Madrid to discuss the current Covid-19 pandemic in Spain where there are currently just over 35,000 confirmed cases.

Implications of a Lockdown on the Border Communities

Implications of a Lockdown on the Border Communities

Paddy Malone of Dundalk Chamber of Commerce discusses the implications of a lockdown being in place on one side of the border and not the other.

Construction in the Coronavirus Pandemic

Construction in the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dermot Carey Dermot Carey, Director of Safety and Training with the Construction Industry Federation discusses how construction in being affected by the ongoing spread of Covid-19.

Business News

Business News

Amanda Roche-Kelly, Managing Director of Just Eat Ireland discusses with Brian Finn how Covid-19 is affecting their business.

8.00 News

8.00 News

8.00 News Bulletin presented by Brian Jennings.

What It Says In The Papers

What It Says In The Papers

A look at what it says in today's papers, presented by John S. Doyle.

Lockdown in Northern Ireland

Lockdown in Northern Ireland

RTE's Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman discusses the lockdown that has been placed upon people in Northern Ireland by the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the battle to control the spread of Coronavirus intensifies.

Britain in Lockdown

Britain in Lockdown

Sean Whelan, RTE's London Correspondent joins the programme to discuss the first day of the lockdown in Britain as the fight to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus intensifies.

8.30 Sport

8.30 Sport

Darren Frehill brings you the latest sports news of the day.

Coronavirus Testing

Coronavirus Testing

Dr. Ray Walley of the National Covid-19 GPs Advisory Committee and former President of the Irish Medical Organisation speaks to Audrey in relation to the latest on the Coronavirus testing and what measures we can expect to see next from the Government.

Fergus Sheil - Opera during the Pandemic

Fergus Sheil - Opera during the Pandemic

Fergus Sheil of the Irish National Opera discusses plans that have had to be cancelled because of the Coronavirus pandemic and plans they have to provide Opera to people online at this time.

Political Update

Political Update

Political Correspondent Paul Cunningham provides an update on today's political situation and what can be expected from Government meetings throughout the day.

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Programme Highlights

A politician blessed with all the gifts

John Hume's speech to the European Parliament after he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998.

Covid affects St Patrick's Cathedral restoration

Eleanor Mannion reports on the restoration of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin which has suffered a drop in funding due to the lack of tourists

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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