Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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Morning Ireland Monday 29 June 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Justin McCarthy.

Fears that travel abroad will bring Covid back to Ireland

Fears that travel abroad will bring Covid back to Ireland

Professor Philip Nolan, Chair of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group and a member of the NPHET, discusses his concerns in relation to a rise in travel-related Covid-19 cases in Ireland.

Inside Ireland's Covid battle

Inside Ireland's Covid battle

Aoife Hegarty discusses two special reports from the RTÉ Investigates team after they spent almost 30 days filming in St James's Hospital in Dublin at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

What next for the new Government?

What next for the new Government?

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, reports on the formation of an historic Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil-Green government at the weekend, Micheal Martin's election as Taoiseach and what happens next.

No intention to curb the dairy sector: Cowen

No intention to curb the dairy sector: Cowen

Barry Cowen, Minister for Agriculture and the Marine, lays out what his main priorities will be in his new role.

Green party leadership contest will go ahead

Green party leadership contest will go ahead

Joe O'Brien, TD and Green Party Spokesperson for Transport, Tourism and Sport, says the process to choose the next leader will not disrupt the business of Government

Should Govt make quarantine mandatory for incoming travellers?

Should Govt make quarantine mandatory for incoming travellers?

Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence, says the plan is to facilitate travel to other countries but only those with similar levels of Covid infection rates

Labour will be guided by its own principles: Kelly

Labour will be guided by its own principles: Kelly

Alan Kelly, TD and leader of the Labour Party, discusses its role in opposition in the 33rd Dáil.

Cultural institutions reopen

Cultural institutions reopen

Lynn Scarff, Director of the National Museum of Ireland, explains the changes visitors can expect to see when they visit national cultural institutions when they reopen.

Getting back to business

Getting back to business

Cian McCormack reports from Lahinch as businesses all over the country re-open as part of Phase three of the lifting of the lockdown

Form an orderly queue for a midnight haircut

Form an orderly queue for a midnight haircut

Aengus Cox reports from Choppers barbershop, which re-opened at midnight on the day that hairdressers and barbers return to business

It Says In The Papers

It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sineád Egan.

7.35am Sport

7.35am Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill

8.35am Sport

8.35am Sport

Darren Frehill speaks to former Armagh player Oisín McConville in relation to reports that Dublin's Jack McCaffrey is stepping away from the Dublin GAA Football squad.

Business news

Business news

Petula Martyn speaks to Nuala Mulqueeney, Acting Managing Director at Aillwee Cave Co. Ltd.

7am news bulletin

7am news bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

8am news bulletin

8am news bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin

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Programme Highlights

Homeless shelter residents concerned opening hours may be cut

Eilis Sheehy reports from Limerick where a homeless shelter's extended opening hours, because of Covid-19, led to life-changing benefits for some of its residents.

Houseboat owners in limbo over lack of permits

Tommy Meskill reports on efforts by owners of houseboats moored on Irish Waterways to be allowed live full time on their boats.

Animal groups warn of 'pandemic of stolen dogs'

Cian McCormack reports on the increased number of suspected dog thefts, as demand for pets soars under Covid-19

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