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Morning Ireland Wednesday 8 July 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 8th July 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 8th July 2020

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

Green Party leadership contest hustings get under way

Green Party leadership contest hustings get under way

Catherine Martin TD, Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, reacts to last night's Green Party leadership hustings.

Martin accepts Cowen's remorse 'is genuine'

Martin accepts Cowen's remorse 'is genuine'

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, discusses reaction to Minister Barry Cowen's apology in the Dáil about his ban for drink driving and provides the latest from the Green Party leadership hustings.

Challenges faced by the Arts industry due to Covid-19

Challenges faced by the Arts industry due to Covid-19

Angela Dorgan, Chair of the National Campaign for the Arts, outlines the challenges facing the sector due to COVID-19.

Blood Transfusion Service see a 13% drop in donations

Blood Transfusion Service see a 13% drop in donations

Amy Ní Riada reports on the challenges facing the Irish Blood Transfusion Service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Tim Vickery, journalist in Brazil, discusses President Bolsonaro's positive COVID-19 test result as the death toll there surpasses 65,000.

Germany takes over the EU presidency

Germany takes over the EU presidency

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, ahead of Angela Merkel's appearance before MEPs to set out priorities of Germany's presidency of EU.

AGSI critical of garda management over Covid-19 support

AGSI critical of garda management over Covid-19 support

Antoinette Cunningham, General Secretary Association of Garda Sergeants & Inspectors, on the findings of their survey of over eleven hundred members.

Dramatic rise in online scams during pandemic

Dramatic rise in online scams during pandemic

Cian McCormack reports on how scammers are targeting delivery, postal and other companies.

'Hidden gem' restored in Dublin's St Stephen's Green

'Hidden gem' restored in Dublin's St Stephen's Green

Philip Bromwell reports on a conservation project to restore the WB Yeats Memorial in St Stephen's Green.

Beach parties 'putting sensitive coastal landscape at risk'

Beach parties 'putting sensitive coastal landscape at risk'

Proinsias Ó Tuama, Ballynamona Clean Coasts, tells us about having to clean up after a spate of parties on beaches in the area.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Pauric Lodge

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Pauric Lodge

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

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Michael Martin of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Mary Calpin

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Programme Highlights

A politician blessed with all the gifts

John Hume's speech to the European Parliament after he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998.

Covid affects St Patrick's Cathedral restoration

Eleanor Mannion reports on the restoration of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin which has suffered a drop in funding due to the lack of tourists

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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