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Morning Ireland Friday 22 May 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

The Week In News

The Week In News

Door falls off Air Corps helicopter in-flight; When will cancer screening resume?; Flanagan apology over Cahersiveen DP centre; ECDC plans for second Covid wave; Green leadership heave?; UK publishes Brexit plans; Carbon neutral farming; Loyalist threats to journalists; ASTI unhappy with Leaving Cert indemnity; Brandon dreams of being a nurse

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 22nd May 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 22nd May 2020

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

Talks to continue to resolve Leaving Cert grading issue

Talks to continue to resolve Leaving Cert grading issue

Kieran Christie, General Secretary of the ASTI, explains why the union is unhappy with the State Indemnity for teachers.

Covid-19: 12 more deaths, 76 additional cases

Covid-19: 12 more deaths, 76 additional cases

Sinéad Crowley reports on the latest figures on Covid-19 cases and deaths in Ireland.

Fewer than 2,000 people currently have Covid-19 - Dept

Fewer than 2,000 people currently have Covid-19 - Dept

Prof Mary Horgan, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Cork University Hospital, discusses Covid-19 antibody testing and the level of possible immunity to the disease in the population.

Calls to designate Midlands as new energy hub

Calls to designate Midlands as new energy hub

Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent, reports that the Government has been asked to take urgent action to safeguard the remainder of Bord na Móna jobs in the region.

Air Corps helicopter door falls off and lands in school grounds

Air Corps helicopter door falls off and lands in school grounds

Kevin Byrne, a retired Lt. Col. with the Air Corps, discusses an incident where a door fell off a helicopter into the grounds of a secondary school in Dublin yesterday.

Indian community in Sligo spreads unity during pandemic

Indian community in Sligo spreads unity during pandemic

Gail Conway reports on how the Indian community in Sligo has been working together throughout the pandemic.

Martin to give 'serious consideration' to leadership

Martin to give 'serious consideration' to leadership

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, looks ahead to today's cabinet meeting and reflects on a week which saw doubts emerge over the Green's leader and confusion over the time TDs could spend in the Dáil.

Gardaí to crack down on speeding motorists

Gardaí to crack down on speeding motorists

Supt Eddie Golden, of an Garda Siochana's Roads Policing Unit, joins us as National Slow Down Day gets underway

China's parliament meets amid international scrutiny

China's parliament meets amid international scrutiny

Yvonne Murray, Beijing-based journalist, reports on moves by China to impose new security legislation on Hong Kong that would allow it curb dissent in the former British colony.

Killarney reserve much more than just walk in the park

Killarney reserve much more than just walk in the park

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, visits Killarney National Park where its formal gardens, woodlands, wild deer and famous lakes remain out of bounds to the public due to Covid-19 restrictions

Virtual community centre for adults with disabilities

Virtual community centre for adults with disabilities

Cian McCormack reports on the virtual community centre for adults with disabilities set up by Enable Ireland after its adult service centres were forced to close due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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 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

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Elizabeth Coleman of Met Éireann

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

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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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