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Morning Ireland Friday 10 April 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

New York: Life in the Covid-19 epicentre

New York: Life in the Covid-19 epicentre

Morning Ireland Extra: Cian McCormack spoke to membes of the Irish community in New York and heard about efforts to help frontline workers

The Week In News

The Week In News

Covid-19 latest Prof Clíona Ní Cheallaigh (0:08); ICU capacity Dr Colman O'Loughlin (05:32); IVF treatment (15:07); Pink Supermoon (21:45); Boris Johnson in ICU (25:58); Government formation (31:55); Sporting memory Barry McGuigan (38:25); Nursing Home families (42:18); Extending Covid-19 restrictions (48:59) entertaining viral videos (58:44).

EU agrees multi-billion euro Covid-19 package

EU agrees multi-billion euro Covid-19 package

Alan Ahearne, Professor of Economics at NUI Galway, joins the programme to discuss the €500bn aid package that EU Finance Ministers have agreed help deal with the fallout from Covid-19.

'An important step forward': Donohoe

'An important step forward': Donohoe

Min for Finance Paschal Donohoe joins the programme to discuss the €500bn EU bailout package that was agreed upon last night, and how Ireland can benefit from this.

Drop in reproductive rate of Covid-19 infection

Drop in reproductive rate of Covid-19 infection

George Lee, Science Correspondent, goes through the latest coronavirus figures and also discusses what further measures we can expect to see implemented to prevent the spread of the virus.

Covid-19 restrictions expected to go on for longer

Covid-19 restrictions expected to go on for longer

Cillian de Gascun, Chair of the Coronavirus Expert Advisory Group, discusses the further movement restrictions we are likely to see implemented today to combat the spread of Covid-19.

Who's willing to participate in Govt formation?

Who's willing to participate in Govt formation?

Fiachra Ó Cionnaith looks at the various groups of TDs who may be influential in making up the next Government, 62 days on from the General Election.

Rising numbers claiming State income support

Rising numbers claiming State income support

Orla Martin, Head of the Local Enterprise Office in Offaly, discusses how 700,000 people are now claiming some form of State Income Support due to the fallout from Covid-19.

Keeping theatre alive online

Keeping theatre alive online

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports on Fishamble Theatre's production of 'Inside the GPO' that will be streamed online this weekend.

Alternative ways of bringing Easter Services to the faithful

Alternative ways of bringing Easter Services to the faithful

Fr Malachy Conlon and Tony Bolger, Director of Church Services TV, join the programme to discuss what will be a very different type of holiday.

Andrea Bocelli Concert In Milan

Andrea Bocelli Concert In Milan

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli is to give a special solo performance at the Cathedral in Milan this Easter Sunday which will be streamed live on Bocelli's YouTube channel. PRebecca Allen, President of Decca Records joins the programme to discuss this event.

7.10 It Says In The Papers

7.10 It Says In The Papers

A look at what it says in today's newspapers with John S. Doyle

8.10 It Says In The Papers

8.10 It Says In The Papers

Another look at what it says in today's newspapers with John S. Doyle

Business News

Business News

Brian Finn has the latest business news of and speaks with Eamonn Costello, CEO of PatientMpower who provide solutions for patients with chronic kidney and lung diseases

8.35 Sport

8.35 Sport

Darren Frehill looks through the day's top sports news and also looks back on a favourite sporting moment when Waterford star John Mullane was sent off in his county's vital victory over Cork in the 2004 Munster final.

7.00 News

7.00 News

7.00 News bulletin presented by Jan O'Connell.

8.00 News

8.00 News

8.00 News bulletin presented by Jan O'Connell.

Weather

Weather

Met Éireann's Elizabeth Coleman has today's weather forecast.

The Sporting Week

The Sporting Week

All of Darren Frehill's sporting memories this week: Euro 88 (0:03); Christy Ring and the 1956 All Ireland Final (3:00); Barry McGuigan's 1985 World Title (06:30); the Ireland women's hockey team World Cup final in 2018 (10:42); and John Mullane 'I love me county' and Waterford's 2004 Munster Hurling championship win (14:37).

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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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