Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Monday - Friday, 07.00 - 09.00

Morning Ireland Tuesday 30 June 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Bryan Dobson.

Covid-19 cases spike in Texas

Covid-19 cases spike in Texas

Marina Starleaf Riker, Investigative Reporter with the San Antonio Express-News, discusses the surge in COVID-19 cases in Texas.

Calls for caution as restrictions in Ireland ease

Calls for caution as restrictions in Ireland ease

George Lee, Environment and Science Correspondent, discusses the latest Department of Health figures on the spread of COVID-19.

Leicester remains in Lockdown

Leicester remains in Lockdown

Peter Soulsby, Mayor of Leicester, discusses the lockdown extension in the UK city due to a rise in coronavirus cases.

Irish Tourism and Covid-19

Irish Tourism and Covid-19

Cian McCormack continues his tour of the country with a a visit to the midlands to hear how tourism there has been impacted.

Irish Tourism attempts to return as country re-opens

Irish Tourism attempts to return as country re-opens

Cian McCormack continues his tour of the country with a a visit to the midlands to hear how tourism there has been impacted

Business Sector calls for major bailout

Business Sector calls for major bailout

John Moran, Chair of SME Recovery Ireland, outlines why he is calling for existing small business support scheme's, introduced in May, to be scrapped and repurposed.

Threat of a no-deal Brexit continues to loom

Threat of a no-deal Brexit continues to loom

Mairead McGuinness, Fine Gael MEP for Midlands North West and vice-president of the European Parliament, discusses this week's official cut off point for the UK to seek another Brexit extension, and the growing risk of a no deal Brexit in October.

New Government gets to work

New Government gets to work

Fiach Kelly, Irish Times Deputy Political Editor, discusses the new Government's first cabinet meeting on Monday and its plans for a July economic stimulus package.

Security Laws passed in Hong-Kong

Security Laws passed in Hong-Kong

Bonnie Leung, a Pro-Democracy Activist in China, discusses a sweeping new national security law that has been passed in Hong Kong following a year of Pro-Democracy protests.

8.00 News

8.00 News

Presented by Brian Jennings.

7.10 It Says in the Papers

7.10 It Says in the Papers

Presented by Sineád Egan.

7.35 Sport

7.35 Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8.10 It Says in the Papers

8.10 It Says in the Papers

Presented by Sineád Egan.

8.35 Sport

8.35 Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill.

Business News

Business News

Petula Martyn has the day's business news including an interview with Group CEO of Bank of Ireland Francesca McDonagh.

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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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