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Morning Ireland Monday 30 March 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Coronavirus - What To Expect Next

Coronavirus - What To Expect Next

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, joins the programme to discuss coronavirus projections that have been made by the HSE.

Preparations Being Made By The HSE For Covid-19 Peak

Preparations Being Made By The HSE For Covid-19 Peak

Anne O'Connor, Chief Operations Officer with the HSE, is on the line to discuss how prepared hospitals around the country are for the oncoming Covid-19 peak.

Emergency Income Support During Coronavirus

Emergency Income Support During Coronavirus

Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection, goes through what employers and employees are entitled to if they have lost business or work because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Recovering From Covid-19

Recovering From Covid-19

Dr. Colin Doherty, a Consultant Neurologist at St. James's Hospital in Dublin, joins the programme to discuss his experience of having Covid-19 and what is being done in hospitals around the country in response to the spread of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Clusters In Irish Nursing Homes

Coronavirus Clusters In Irish Nursing Homes

Denis McElligott, Co-owner of Windmill Healthcare and Tadgh Daly, CEO of Nurisng Homes Ireland discuss concerns that there are coronavirus clusters in nursing homes around the country and what plans are being put in place to prevent such situations arising.

Coronavirus In Russia

Coronavirus In Russia

Evan Gershkovich, a journalist with The Moscow Times has the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Russia where there have been 1,534 cases of Covid-19 reported as the country prepares to close it's borders.

Cocooning During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Cocooning During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Mike O' Connor, Consultant Geriatrician and Medical Clinicial Director at Cork University Hospital, talks about cocooning as the elderly are told to be extra vigilant during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus In China

Coronavirus In China

He Xiangdong, the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland discusses China's current lockdown policy and yesterday's delivery of PPE equipment from Beijing to Ireland.

Covid-19 Latest From The UK

Covid-19 Latest From The UK

RTE's London Correspondent Sean Whelan has the latest from the UK where England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer has said it could be six months before life returns to "normal" amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Seanad Election

Seanad Election

As polling closes in the Seanad Election today and counting gets underway, Claire McGing, a Social Scientist based at the Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dun Laoghaire joins the programme to discuss the 25th Seanad and how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting upon this.

Bob Dylan's 'Murder Most Foul'

Bob Dylan's 'Murder Most Foul'

Fiachna O'Braonain, RTE Late Date Presenter and member of Hothouse Flowers joins the programme to discuss Bob Dylan's latest release 'Murder Most Foul'.

7.00 News

7.00 News

7.00 news bulletin presented by Brian Jennings.

8.00 News

8.00 News

8.00 news bulletin presented by Brian Jennings.

It Says In The Papers

It Says In The Papers

A look at what it says in today's papers with Fiona Kelly.

It Says In The Papers

It Says In The Papers

A look at what it says in today's papers with Fiona Kelly.

Business News

Business News

Brian Finn has the latest business news and also speaks with Davy Chief Economist Conall MacCoille.

Sport

Sport

Darren Frehill has the latest sports news of the day and also looks back at John Treacy's performance at 1984 Olympics where he won a silver medal for Ireland.

Weather

Weather

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

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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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