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Morning Ireland Wednesday 20 May 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville.

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 20th May 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 20th May 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville.

Number of patients with Covid-19 in hospital at 649

Number of patients with Covid-19 in hospital at 649

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, brings us the latest on the battle against Covid-19

Meat industry 'doing all it can' to deal with outbreaks

Meat industry 'doing all it can' to deal with outbreaks

Cormac Healy, Senior Director of Meat Industry Ireland, on the outbreak of Covid-19 in factories and efforts to contain the spread.

Covid safety measures could add 5-10% to building costs

Covid safety measures could add 5-10% to building costs

Kieran McQuinn, Research Professor with The Economic and Social Research Institute, on their working paper which looks at the likely impact on property prices from Covid-19

Ireland's homeless: 'The lost souls of the pandemic'

Ireland's homeless: 'The lost souls of the pandemic'

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, reports on calls for increased supports for those in need of drug and homeless supports.

Kerry direct provision centre will not close - Flanagan

Kerry direct provision centre will not close - Flanagan

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, reports on an apology - published in The Kerryman - from Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to the people of Cahersiveen over the way the setting-up of the Direct Provision centre in the town was handled.

The ups and downs of Covid-19 restrictions

The ups and downs of Covid-19 restrictions

Natasha Murtagh has been testing the mood of people affected by the restrictions.

The bikers, the tulips and the PPE for Tipperary

The bikers, the tulips and the PPE for Tipperary

Cian McCormack reports on an initiative involving 1,000 bikers, a field of tulips, and €100,000 worth of Personal Protective Equipment from a Taiwan-based microchip company

Martin urged to challenge Ryan for Green leadership

Martin urged to challenge Ryan for Green leadership

Oliver Moran, Cork County Councillor, has written to deputy leader Catherine Martin "urging" her to challenge Eamon Ryan for the leadership of the party.

Brexit has not gone away, as UK set to publish NI plans

Brexit has not gone away, as UK set to publish NI plans

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, discusses the issues surrounding the UK government's publication today of its Northern Ireland Brexit protocol - including the UK's likely border proposals

EU offering 'relatively low quality' trade deal - UK

EU offering 'relatively low quality' trade deal - UK

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, and Aodhán Michael Connolly, director of the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium, discuss issues surrounding the UK government's publication today of its Northern Ireland Brexit protocol.

Threats against journalists in NI condemned

Threats against journalists in NI condemned

Martin Breen, Sunday Life Editor, discusses an all-party political statement demanding an end to the threats against journalists

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Pauric Lodge

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Pauric Lodge

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

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Gavin Gallagher of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Nursing dream of teenager who contracted Covid-19

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.

The Wall of Crosses: Grief made visual

Cian McCormack reports from a church in Dublin where the priest and parishioners are remembering those who've died with Covid-19.

What's happening down on the farm?

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, meets up with some local producers hoping to be back selling their produce in the farmers' markets next week.

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