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Morning Ireland Wednesday 1 April 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 1st April 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 1st April 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

Critically ill patients with Covid19 will be asked to take part in a clinical trial

Critically ill patients with Covid19 will be asked to take part in a clinical trial

Alistair Nichol, Professor of intensive care medicine at University College Dublin, discusses plans for critically ill Irish Covid-19 victims to take part in a new clinical trial into the disease

17 more deaths from coronavirus and 325 new cases

17 more deaths from coronavirus and 325 new cases

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, brings us the latest on the Covid19 situation, as the death toll in Ireland reaches 71, with 3,235 confirmed cases

3,235 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ireland

3,235 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ireland

Simon Harris, Minister for Health, discusses the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic.

Childcare must be provided for nurses: INMO

Childcare must be provided for nurses: INMO

Morning Ireland Extra: Tony Fitzpatrick, spokesperson for the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, told Éilís Sheehy that nurses should not have to decide between their children and their patients

Garda restructuring has 'not diminished' services

Garda restructuring has 'not diminished' services

Declan Daly, Detective Chief Superintendent, says gardaí are making increased attempts to ensure the safety of people at risk of domestic abuse who may feel isolated during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Concern over Orban's rule by decree

Concern over Orban's rule by decree

Sophie in't Veld, Dutch liberal MEP and Chair of the European Parliament's rule of law group, discusses the implications of Hungary's emergency law, which enables the prime minister to rule by decree without time limits

Why Sweden has not gone into lockdown over COVID-19?

Why Sweden has not gone into lockdown over COVID-19?

Professor Carl-Henrik Heldin, professor in molecular biology at Uppsala University, Sweden, and the Chairman of the Board of the Nobel Foundation, discusses his country's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Cancer appointments cancelled due to Covid-19

Cancer appointments cancelled due to Covid-19

Vicky Phelan, cancer patient and advocate and Averil Power, CEO Irish Cancer Society, discuss the impact of Covid 19 on cancer treatment.

Wash hands and wipe down shopping, warns health group

Wash hands and wipe down shopping, warns health group

Cian McCormack reports on advice for shopping in the time of Covid-19.

Favourite sporting moment: Is it Galway's day of glory?

Favourite sporting moment: Is it Galway's day of glory?

Today's instalment looks back to Galway's All-Ireland Camogie final triumph over Kilkenny last year, their first O'Duffy Cup since 2013.

Music live in your living room

Music live in your living room

Dearbhla Collins, Irish Pianist, looks ahead to her free Facebook live performance tonight, which is part of the 'Live in the living room' initiative by the Royal Irish Academy of Music

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

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Jean Byrne of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

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

Aran Islands: will you be welcome?

Tourists want to visit the Aran Islands but some locals worry it's too soon, as Teresa Mannion reports

Donating blood in the time of Covid-19

Amy Ní Riada reports on the challenges facing the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, which has seen a 13% drop in donations

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