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Morning Ireland Monday 6 April 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 6th April 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 6th April 2020

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

Covid-19: 21 further deaths and 390 new cases

Covid-19: 21 further deaths and 390 new cases

Orla O'Donnell brings us the latest on the Covid-19 pandemic, as the death toll in Ireland reaches 158, with 4,994 confirmed cases.

HSE to double Covid-19 test capacity

HSE to double Covid-19 test capacity

Dr Nuala O'Connor, Cork GP and lead advisor on Covid-19 for the Irish College of General Practitioners, on the implications of testing delays and her assessment of where we stand at this point in time

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil inch towards government formation

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil inch towards government formation

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, on further talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil on government formation

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael entering further discussions

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael entering further discussions

Eamon Ó Cuiv, Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West, says grassroots party members may block any government formation deal with Fine Gael and that a short-term Covid-19 government may be needed.

SocDems criticise Covid-19 waiver for tax exiles

SocDems criticise Covid-19 waiver for tax exiles

Catherine Murphy, Co-leader of the Social Democrats, on government formation and Revenue guidelines which prevent non-residents from being held liable for tax if they can't leave the country due to Covid-19.

Virus death toll slowing in Italy, Spain and France

Virus death toll slowing in Italy, Spain and France

Dr Giacomo Grasselli, Coordinator of intensive care units in Lombardy Hospitals, describes the current situation in Italy, where the Covid-19 death toll has reached 15,887, the highest in the world.

Guidelines set to help families and guide solicitors

Guidelines set to help families and guide solicitors

Helen Coughlan, Solicitor and Chair of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Ireland, discusses new guidelines on parental access during Covid-19.

A book is great company in isolation

A book is great company in isolation

Michael McLoughlin, Managing Director of Penguin Ireland, discusses the challenges facing authors and booksellers amid the coronavirus outbreak

Covid-19 clusters in nursing homes rise to 50

Covid-19 clusters in nursing homes rise to 50

Patricia Rickard Clarke, chair of Safeguarding Ireland, discusses the Covid-19 risk posed to residents of nursing homes and the steps needed to protect them.

UK PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests

UK PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests

Seán Whelan, London Correspondent, on the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's admission to hospital last night.

Man released in Lawlor Belfast murder investigation

Man released in Lawlor Belfast murder investigation

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the killing of Robbie Lawlor, a suspect in the murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods.

IVF patients in the dark over when the system can reopen

IVF patients in the dark over when the system can reopen

Louise Byrne reports on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people planning on having IVF treatment

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

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 - Euro 88

8:35am Sport News - Euro 88

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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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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