Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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Morning Ireland Wednesday 25 March 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings 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 with John S Doyle.

New Measures To Tackle Coronavirus Spread

New Measures To Tackle Coronavirus Spread

RTE's Health Correspondent, Fergal Bowers joins the programme to discuss the latest on the Coronavirus outbreak, testing and new restrictions placed on people and their movements.

New Coronavirus Restrictions

New Coronavirus Restrictions

RTE reporter Cian McCormack brings reaction to the sweeping restrictions that were put in place today to try and tackle the spread of the Coronavirus, reporting from Clare.

Protecting Renters

Protecting Renters

Eoin O Broin, TD and Sinn Fein Spokesperson on Housing discusses the measures they feel are necessary to protect renters during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

7.35 Sport

7.35 Sport

John Murray brings the latest sports news of the day and speaks to RTE Racing Commentator Ted Walsh after it was announced yesterday all Horse Racing, even behind closed doors, must stop as the battle to stop the spread of the coronavirus intensifies.

Irish People Stuck In Australia

Irish People Stuck In Australia

Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra discusses the latest situation in Australia and restrictions in place for Covid-19 and we here from Irish people who are there and looking to try and get home.

Business News

Business News

Adam Maguire presents the latest business news of the day and speaks with Ciara McLoughlin, Head of Employment at law firm DLA Piper in relation to how the new coronavirus restrictions will impact employers.

Weather

Weather

Today's weather forecast is presented by Met Eireann's Gerry Murphy.

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 with John S Doyle.

Economic Plans To Cope With Coronavirus

Economic Plans To Cope With Coronavirus

Minister for Finance Pascal Donohue joins the programme to discuss the emergency financial measures that have been put in place across the country to help people cope with the implications of the coronavirus.

Will The New Measures Slow The Spread Of Covid-19?

Will The New Measures Slow The Spread Of Covid-19?

Professor Emer Shelley, Dean at the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at Royal College of Physicians, Ireland discusses how the the new restrctions may slow the spread of the coronavirus.

8.35 Sport

8.35 Sport

John Murray brings the latest sports news of the day and speaks to John Treacy, Chief Executive of Sport Ireland following the announcement yesterday that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were being postponed.

Economic Plans In The United States

Economic Plans In The United States

RTE's Washington Correspondent, Brian O'Donovan has the details after Senators and White House negotiators reached agreement on the biggest economic stimulus plan in American history while US President Donald Trump has said he'd like to see restrictions throughout the country lifted with businesses reopened by Easter.

Employment Affected By Covid-19

Employment Affected By Covid-19

RTE's Industry and Employment Correspondent Ingrid Miley and Political Reporter Mary Regan join the programme to discuss how people in various different employment are being affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the measures that are being put in place to protect them.

Teaching Children With Books

Teaching Children With Books

Sarah Crossan of the Irish Children's Literature Laureate and author of Young Adult Fiction discusses how children can be taught through books at this time as they are educated at home by their parents.

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Programme Highlights

Nursing dream of teenager who contracted Covid-19

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.

The Wall of Crosses: Grief made visual

Cian McCormack reports from a church in Dublin where the priest and parishioners are remembering those who've died with Covid-19.

What's happening down on the farm?

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, meets up with some local producers hoping to be back selling their produce in the farmers' markets next week.

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