Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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Morning Ireland Saturday 28 March 2020

Mandatory 'stay at home' order in effect

Mandatory 'stay at home' order in effect

George Lee, Science Correspondent, on the restriction measures announced last night and the battle that lies ahead

New limits on retailers allowed to remain open

New limits on retailers allowed to remain open

Fran McNulty, Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Correspondent, reports that the Government has updated the list of retail outlets which it has deemed essential enough to remain open despite the new Covid-19 restrictions.

Garda operation under way as new restrictions begin

Garda operation under way as new restrictions begin

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that Gardaí have begun a major policing operation to support public compliance with the emergency health restrictions that commenced at midnight.

Covid-19: 'Cocooning' in place for over-70s, vulnerable

Covid-19: 'Cocooning' in place for over-70s, vulnerable

Simon Harris TD, Minister for Health, following the announcement of severe restrictions on people's movements last night

Taoiseach warns ICU beds could reach capacity 'within days'

Taoiseach warns ICU beds could reach capacity 'within days'

Dr. Catherine Motherway, Intensive Care Physician, and President of the Intensive Care Society of Ireland; and Dr Jack Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, at the Mater Hospital on whether intensive care units may be at capacity.

We have been here before and we have prevailed

We have been here before and we have prevailed

Diarmaid Ferriter, Historian, tells us Covid-19's place in history.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

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8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Petula Martyn

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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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