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Morning Ireland Friday 3 July 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

How long does it take to recover from Covid-19?

How long does it take to recover from Covid-19?

Evidence is mounting that Covid-19 can affect people for much longer than the two weeks initially thought. Tommy Meskill spoke to four people who were still suffering, weeks after they thought their illness was over

The Week In News

The Week In News

A selection of stories from the week, as chosen by the Morning Ireland team.

Dr. Tony Holohan steps away from CMO duties

Dr. Tony Holohan steps away from CMO duties

Sinéad Crowley has the latest on covid-19 in Ireland and the announcement by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan that he is taking time out from his role for personal reasons.

Leo Varadkar reacts to Dr. Holohan's decision to stand down from role

Leo Varadkar reacts to Dr. Holohan's decision to stand down from role

Leo Varadkar, Tanaiste and former Taoiseach, pays tribute to Tony Holohan as he takes time out from his role as chief medical officer describing him as a top class public servant

Wage Subsidy Scheme will not come to an abrupt end: Donohoe

Wage Subsidy Scheme will not come to an abrupt end: Donohoe

Paschal Donohoe, Finance Minister, dicusses the latest economic and exchequer figures.

Ghislaine Maxwell charged with aiding Jeffrey Epstein's sex crimes

Ghislaine Maxwell charged with aiding Jeffrey Epstein's sex crimes

Frank Langfitt, London Correspondent with National Public Radio in New York, reports on the charges brought against Ghislaine Maxwell.

Draft agreement reached on the movement of Irish food post-Brexit

Draft agreement reached on the movement of Irish food post-Brexit

Tony Connolly, Europe Editor, discusses a draft EU agreement that could help Irish food exports poast Brexit.

New security legislation in China attracts major criticism

New security legislation in China attracts major criticism

Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, He Xiangdong, discusses the widespread criticism of Hong Kong's new national security laws.

The future of Shannon Airport at risk

The future of Shannon Airport at risk

Tommy Meskill reports from Shannon airport where authorities say strong supports are needed to ensure the region maintains its vital air service.

Trade shows in the time of a pandemic

Trade shows in the time of a pandemic

Will Goodbody, Business Editor reports on the concerns within the Exhibition and Trade Fair industry at the ongoing uncertainty around dates for a resumption of trade shows.

Exploring the natural world in lockdown

Exploring the natural world in lockdown

Elaine Keogh meets the Philips sisters, three young nature dectectives, as they explore nature and pass on facts about their discoveries through social media.

Digitally recreating lost records

Digitally recreating lost records

Dr Peter Crooks, Director of the Beyond 2020 project at Trinity College Dublin, gives an update on the digital recreation of records lost in the 1922 Four Courts fire.

7.10 It Says In The Papers

7.10 It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sineád Egan.

8.00 News

8.00 News

Presented by Carla O'Brien.

8.10 It Says In The Papers

8.10 It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sineád Egan.

7.35 Sport

7.35 Sport

Daren Frehill has the day's latest sports news including the latest on the decision to resume the SSE Airtrictiy League of Ireland season in a revised format.

8.35 Sport

8.35 Sport

Darren Frehill has the latest sports news and looks back to 2004 when Shelbourne FC made it to the final round of qualifiers in the Champions League.

Business News

Business News

Brian Finn has the day's business news and also speaks to Mark Cassidy, Head of Economics with the Central Bank of Ireland.

Weather forecast

Weather forecast

Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann.

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Will Santa bring Irish-made toys this Christmas?

Gill Stedman speaks to Irish toy companies about some of the products they're hoping will be a hit this Christmas

South Kerry greenway granted planning permission

Amy Ní Riada reports from Glenbeigh with reaction to An Bord Pleanála granting permission for a controversial greenway in South Kerry.

Call for national plan to help children of alcoholics

Ireland has called for a national strategy to help children who are growing up in households where parents are abusing alcohol.

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