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Morning Ireland Friday 29 May 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 28th May 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 28th May 2020

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

Trump issues warning over unrest in Minneapolis

Trump issues warning over unrest in Minneapolis

Tommy Meskill reports that peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting and vandalism in Minneapolis, as protests over the death of a black man during an arrest turned violent.

School reopenings in other countries to be examined

School reopenings in other countries to be examined

Sinéad Crowley reports on the latest information from yesterday's NPHET briefing.

NHI: Lessons must be learnt from pandemic in care homes

NHI: Lessons must be learnt from pandemic in care homes

Prof Seán Kennelly, Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine at Tallaght University Hospital, and Corina Naughton, UCC Prof of Clinical Nursing in Older Person's Healthcare, discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the nursing home sector.

Nine more Covid-19 deaths, 46 new cases

Nine more Covid-19 deaths, 46 new cases

Professor Philip Nolan, Chair of NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, discusses the development of COVID-19 data as the number of cases remains stable.

Govt formation talks to address deficit and transport

Govt formation talks to address deficit and transport

Fiach Kelly, Irish Times deputy political editor, discusses the latest steps in government formation, 111 days after the Saturday 8 February general election.

Covid-19 unemployment payment decision soon - Donohoe

Covid-19 unemployment payment decision soon - Donohoe

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, discusses the economic impact of Covid-19 on the economy, concerns Ireland could be facing a recession and Cabinet plans to support women who were on maternity leave returning to work during the pandemic.

Broadband concerns cause headaches for remote workers

Broadband concerns cause headaches for remote workers

Sinéad Hussey, North East Correspondent, reports on the challenges posed by poor broadband services for some employers and workers forced to operate remotely because of Covid-19.

The Irish Blessing hymn for frontline workers

The Irish Blessing hymn for frontline workers

Cian McCormack reports on the virtual blessing for frontline workers by singers and musicians from churches across Ireland.

Cemetery sees a surge in demand for its services

Cemetery sees a surge in demand for its services

Conor Hunt spent the afternoon at Glasnevin cemetery to see what effects the pandemic is having there.

RTÉ and Bord Bia Bloom team up for #BloomWithRTE

RTÉ and Bord Bia Bloom team up for #BloomWithRTE

Tara McCarthy, CEO of Bord Bia and organiser of Bloom Gardening Festival, discusses this year's event which is going virtual in light of Covid-19 restrictions.

Fun activities to do this June holiday weekend

Fun activities to do this June holiday weekend

Clíona Ní Chiosáin, a teacher on RTÉ's Home School Hub, speaks about the fun activities children can take part in this holiday weekend.

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 Gill Stedman

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Gill Stedman

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Gill Stedman

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Andrew Doran-Sherlock of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Carla O'Brien

The Week In News

The Week In News

Riots in Minneapolis; Michael O'Leary calls for end to "pointless" quarantine; Dominic Cummings survives; Dublin Mountains to be more walker-friendly; Nursing home deaths; Fianna Fáil wants restrictions eased; South American hit team arrested; Chris Patten on Hong Kong; An Irish Blessing

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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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