Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Monday - Friday, 07.00 - 09.00

Morning Ireland Thursday 26 March 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings.

Your Covid-19 Questions Answered

Your Covid-19 Questions Answered

Our expert panel is Dr Nuala O'Connor, a Cork GP and the Irish College of General Practitioners' lead advisor on Covid-19, Professor Mary Horgan, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Consultant in Infectious Diseases at CUH, and Kingston Mills, Professor of Experimental Immunology at Trinity College Dublin.

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 newspapers with John S. Doyle.

Body Found In Kilkenny

Body Found In Kilkenny

RTE's South East Correspondent Conor Kane joins the programme after the discovery of a body of a woman in her 70s in Kilkenny City.

Concerns Of Medical Staff On The Frontline

Concerns Of Medical Staff On The Frontline

Phil Ni Sheaghdha, General Secretary of he INMO, discusses the concerns that medical staff at hospitals around the country have surrounding their care for people during the coronavirus pandemic.

Emergency Legislation To Be Passed

Emergency Legislation To Be Passed

Emergency Laws are to be passed through the Dáil and the Seanad in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, RTE Political Reporter Mary Regan joins the programme to discuss this.

Coronavirus Throughout Europe

Coronavirus Throughout Europe

Tony Connelly, RTE's Europe Editor discusses how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Europe and what the EU is doing to try and tackle it.

7.35 Sport

7.35 Sport

Des Cahill brings you the latest sports news of the day.

Feed The Heroes

Feed The Heroes

Philip Bromwell reports on the 'Feed the Heroes' initiative - a fundraising campaign to feed hospital and emergency workers in Ireland during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Minding Your Head With Poetry

Minding Your Head With Poetry

Maureen Kennelly, Director of Poetry Ireland and the incoming Director of the Arts Council of Ireland discusses how poetry may help people through the difficulties of the coronavirus pandemic.

Business News

Business News

Petula Martin has the day's latest business news and speaks with Conor O'Kelly, Chief Executive of the National Treasury Management Agency about how Ireland will be economically impacted by the coronavirus.

Weather

Weather

Siobhan Ryan of Met Eireann presents the morning weather forecast.

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 newspapers with John S. Doyle.

Two Die In A Co. Meath House Fire

Two Die In A Co. Meath House Fire

RTE's North East Correspondent Sinead Hussey joins the programme following the death of two people in a house fire in Kells, Co. Meath.

Protecting Renters In The Coronavirus Pandemic

Protecting Renters In The Coronavirus Pandemic

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy joins the programme to discuss the emergency legislation that is being passed, including a temporary ban on evictions and a ren t freeze.

Coronavirus In Northern Ireland

Coronavirus In Northern Ireland

Dr Ultan Power, Professor of Molecular Virology at Queen's University Belfast discusses the testing rate in Northern Ireland where it is set to increase next week, from around 40 per day to 1,000 a day.

8.25 Sport

8.25 Sport

Des Cahill has the day's latest sports news and speaks with Fergal McGill, the GAA's Director of Player, Club and Games Administration about how the coronavirus pandemic is going to affect their calendar.

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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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