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Morning Ireland Tuesday 31 March 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 31st March 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 31st March 2020

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

A long, slow battle against a new disease

A long, slow battle against a new disease

Philip Nolan, Chair of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, says measures the State imposed are having an effect on the spread of Covid-19.

Eight further Covid-19 deaths, 295 new cases diagnosed

Eight further Covid-19 deaths, 295 new cases diagnosed

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, discusses last night's HSE briefing on the latest information on COVID-19 cases and statistics in the Republic of Ireland.

First benefit pay for thousands who lost job over virus

First benefit pay for thousands who lost job over virus

Niall Cody, Revenue Chairman, says signing up to the government Covid-19 support scheme will not be interpreted as trading while insolvent.

The rising popularity of online fitness classes

The rising popularity of online fitness classes

Paul O'Flynn dives into the world of online fitness.

Hungary's parliament gives Orban sweeping new powers

Hungary's parliament gives Orban sweeping new powers

Kester Eddy, Journalist in Hungary on special powers being granted to the Hungarian government to rule by decree during the coronavirus emergency.

Scientists attempt to meet rising demands of ventilators

Scientists attempt to meet rising demands of ventilators

Cian McCormack finds out how scientists and industry are attempting to meet rising demands of ventilators.

Attending emergency departments during Covid-19

Attending emergency departments during Covid-19

Dr Fergal Hickey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Sligo University Hospital, and Communications Officer for the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine, discusses concerns amongst some over 70s in relation to attending hospital emergency departments during the Covid19 pandemic

Race is on to find a usable vaccine to fight virus

Race is on to find a usable vaccine to fight virus

Professor James McInerney, head of the school of life sciences at the University of Nottingham, discusses the ongoing race to find a vaccine for the Covid-19 pandemic and how Ireland's response compares to other countries.

Is your broadband speed about to get slower?

Is your broadband speed about to get slower?

Tommy Meskill on a rise in internet traffic due to Covid-19 restrictions and what impact that has for users.

New reality for music lovers amid the coronavirus outbreak

New reality for music lovers amid the coronavirus outbreak

Toner Quinn, Editor of the Journal of Music; and Daoiri Farrell, Folk Singer, discuss the growing number of online concerts amid the Coronavirus pandemic, and the changing landscape of music performance in the digital age.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:35am Sport News - The Save

8:35am Sport News - The Save

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Elizabeth Coleman of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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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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