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Morning Ireland Monday 6 April 2020
Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.
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.
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
Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, on further talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil on government formation
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael McLoughlin, Managing Director of Penguin Ireland, discusses the challenges facing authors and booksellers amid the coronavirus outbreak
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.
Seán Whelan, London Correspondent, on the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's admission to hospital last night.
Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the killing of Robbie Lawlor, a suspect in the murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods.
Louise Byrne reports on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people planning on having IVF treatment
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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.
Cian McCormack reports from a church in Dublin where the priest and parishioners are remembering those who've died with Covid-19.
Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, meets up with some local producers hoping to be back selling their produce in the farmers' markets next week.