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Morning Ireland Thursday 2 April 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 2nd April 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 2nd April 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.

HSE 'working hard' to address test material shortage

HSE 'working hard' to address test material shortage

Professor Paul Moynagh, head of the Kathleen Lonsdale institute for human health at NUI Maynooth; and Professor Ruairi Brugha, head of the department of public health and epidemiology at the Royal College of Surgeons, discuss issues relating to testing for Covid-19.

Irish coronavirus cases pass 3,400

Irish coronavirus cases pass 3,400

George Lee, Science Correspondent, brings us the latest on the Covid19 situation, as the death toll in Ireland reaches 85, with 3,447 confirmed cases.

Traveller community adapt to physical distancing measures

Traveller community adapt to physical distancing measures

Tommy Meskill on the challenges faced by the Travelling community due to Covid-19

Dáil to hold session amid row over if TDs should gather

Dáil to hold session amid row over if TDs should gather

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, and Dr Theresa Reidy, lecturer at University College Cork's Department of Government, discuss Covid-19's impact on the ongoing government formation talks.

COVID-19 changes how people go about making their last Will and testament

COVID-19 changes how people go about making their last Will and testament

Cian McCormack reports on the new legal advice for solicitors providing legal services to people considering making a will during the COVID-19 crisis.

Rural company hopes food bank initiative will roll out across Ireland.

Rural company hopes food bank initiative will roll out across Ireland.

Sinéad Hussey, North East Correspondent, reports on a food bank initiative in Co Cavan

Unemployment rate may rise to 17% in March - Goodbody

Unemployment rate may rise to 17% in March - Goodbody

Dermot O'Leary, Chief Economist with Goodbody Stockbrokers, and Bríd O'Brien of the Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed, discusses the sharp rise in unemployment.

Online book club launched to bring readers closer

Online book club launched to bring readers closer

Robert Macfarlane, award-winning nature writer, discusses the aim of his new book club, which will take readers on virtual walks through the countryside, at a time when many are missing the mountains and beaches

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 Petula Martyn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:35am Sport News - Munster take down the All Blacks

8:35am Sport News - Munster take down the All Blacks

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Paul Downes of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Morning Ireland

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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