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Morning Ireland Tuesday 26 May 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Samantha Lawless and Audrey Carville.

Nursing homes 'left isolated' at start of pandemic

Nursing homes 'left isolated' at start of pandemic

Tadgh Daly, CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland, discusses the management of Covid-19 in the Nursing Home Sector and why key state organisations left them and their residents isolated in the early days of the pandemic.

No new deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours

No new deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, has the latest update on Covid-19 following confirmation by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan that no new deaths were recorded yesterday and 59 new cases were detected.

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 decreases

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 decreases

Catherine Motherway, President of the Intensive Care Society of Ireland, discusses the volume of COVID-19 cases in the community.

Economy focus of government formation talks

Economy focus of government formation talks

Mícheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, reports on the latest in government formation talks.

The experiences of school children from Leitrim during lockdown

The experiences of school children from Leitrim during lockdown

Gail Conway speaks to students at St Joseph's National School in Leitrim Village, about how they are dealing with the lockdown

Details of registration for Leaving Cert calculated grades announced

Details of registration for Leaving Cert calculated grades announced

Emma O Kelly, Education Correspondent, reports on the opening of the Calculated Grades Student Portal for Leaving Certificate students.

Limerick prepares to reopen after Covid-19

Limerick prepares to reopen after Covid-19

Cian McCormack reports on the imaginative plans to reopen Limerick after COVID-19, with Council plans including drive-thru gigs and the pedestrianisation of commercial streets as the backbone of its economic recovery.

Quality of bathing waters continues to improve - EPA

Quality of bathing waters continues to improve - EPA

Mary Gurrie, Programme Manager with the EPA, discusses the findings of the Bathing Water in Ireland report for 2019 which examines the quality of bathing water at our beaches.

I don't regret what I did, Cummings says over travel

I don't regret what I did, Cummings says over travel

Joey Jones, former journalist and adviser to Theresa May, now strategic political adviser at Cicero Group, discusses the controversy surrounding Boris Johnson's chief advisor Dominic Cummings, who insists he does not regret breaking lockdown restrictions.

Calls for schools to reopen

Calls for schools to reopen

Tanya Ward, Chief Executive of the Children's Rights Alliance, discusses the impact Covid-19 restrictions are having on young people and calls on the government to explore all options to reopen schools.

Posts of farm machinery pranks 'grossly irresponsible'

Posts of farm machinery pranks 'grossly irresponsible'

Tim Cullinan, President of the IFA, calls on TikTok users to stop recording prank videos with farm machinery.

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 Adam Maguire

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

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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