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Morning Ireland Tuesday 21 April 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings.

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 21st April 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 21st April 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Gavin Jennings.

Covid-19: 77 more deaths, 401 additional cases

Covid-19: 77 more deaths, 401 additional cases

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, reports 77 new deaths and 401 new cases were reported in the Republic of Ireland yesterday

Role of HIQA in nursing homes steps up a gear

Role of HIQA in nursing homes steps up a gear

Professor Seán Kennelly, Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine at Tallaght University Hospital, on tackling Covid-19 in nursing homes and residential care units.

Covid-19 brings demand for a different approach to politics

Covid-19 brings demand for a different approach to politics

Mary Regan of our political staff questions if changes introduced during Covid-19 will lead to demands for a different approach to politics in the post Covid-19 era

Virtual gatherings of Dáil and Seanad not permitted

Virtual gatherings of Dáil and Seanad not permitted

Dr Laura Cahillane, lecturer in the School of Law at University of Limerick, discusses the decision of the State's Business Comittee against virtual sittings of the Dáil and Seanad while COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

Protesters in Michigan could "make stay at home order continue"

Protesters in Michigan could "make stay at home order continue"

Cian McCormack reports on the impact of protests against Covid-19 restrictions in the US state of Michigan

Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dead at 79

Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dead at 79

Eddie Bohan, Broadcast Historian, pays tribute to Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of the iconic pirate station Radio Caroline, who has died aged 79

Decision to be made on 230 Bord na Mona positions

Decision to be made on 230 Bord na Mona positions

Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent, reports on a meeting being held by Bord na Móna today which could result in 230 job losses.

Nearly 1,400 younger people are resident in nursing homes

Nearly 1,400 younger people are resident in nursing homes

Louise Byrne reports on the impact of Covid-19 on younger people with disabilities in nursing homes and Dr Joanne McCarthy of the Disability Federation of Ireland discusses the national picture.

Why oil prices turned negative for the first time

Why oil prices turned negative for the first time

Chris Weafer, Chief Executive of Macro-Advisory, discusses the record fall in oil prices below zero in the US, as demand collapses due to Covid-19.

Winning €9.7m Lotto ticket bought in Killarney

Winning €9.7m Lotto ticket bought in Killarney

PJ McGee, Store Manager of Daly's SuperValu Killarney, celebrates the sale of two winning lotto tickets just days apart, a €9.7 million Lotto jackpot ticket and a €500,000 EuroMillions prize.

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 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

8:35am Sport News - the golden age of the Aga Khan Cup

8:35am Sport News - the golden age of the Aga Khan Cup

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Linda Hughes of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Integration in education key to tackling racism

In the last in her series on racism in Ireland, Ailbhe Conneely, Religion & Social Affairs Correspondent, looks at how one Cork school has achieved integration amongst students and teachers.

Reported incidents of racism rising in Ireland

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent, explores how the number of reported racist incidents in the country is on the rise

Online racism a growing problem in Ireland

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent, reports on what's been done across sport, the arts, and media to tackle racism in Ireland.

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