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Morning Ireland Wednesday 29 July 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Carole Coleman and Justin McCarthy.

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 29th July 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 29th July 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Carole Coleman and Justin McCarthy.

PUP recipients must be 'genuinely seeking' employment

PUP recipients must be 'genuinely seeking' employment

Harry McGee, Irish Times Political Correspondent, discusses further political controversy for the new Government.

No 'clear legal basis' for PUP travel sanctions - FLAC

No 'clear legal basis' for PUP travel sanctions - FLAC

Sinead Lucey, Managing Solicitor with the Free Legal Advice Centres, discusses the Department of Social Protection's rules on social welfare recipients leaving the country.

Most who had PUP cut off were leaving country permanently, says Government

Most who had PUP cut off were leaving country permanently, says Government

Alan Kelly, Labour Party leader, discusses the controversy surrounding the Government's decision to link the pandemic unemployment payment to the newly stated need for recipients to be seeking work.

Warning over inflatable toys after Cork rescue

Warning over inflatable toys after Cork rescue

Hugh Mockler, Deputy Launch Authority at RNLI Crosshaven Lifeboat Station, discusses the dangers of inflatable boats after a recent rescue off the Cork coast.

Four statues removed from outside Shelbourne hotel

Four statues removed from outside Shelbourne hotel

Frank McDonald, author of 'The Destruction of Dublin', discusses the removal of four statues which have stood outside the Shelbourne hotel for 153 years.

Report finds tillage has highest carbon efficiency

Report finds tillage has highest carbon efficiency

Matt Dempsey, President of Tillage Industry Ireland, discusses a new report advocating an expansion of the sector and a reduction in tillage imports.

Culture Night an 'opportunity' to reingage with arts

Culture Night an 'opportunity' to reingage with arts

Aimée Van Wylick, Culture Night National Coordinator, discusses the launch of this year's Culture Night events and what changes can be expected on account of Covid-19.

Couples look North to avoid reducing guest numbers

Couples look North to avoid reducing guest numbers

Éilís Sheehy reports on how some border county hotels have been impacted by differing public health guidance for wedding numbers.

German police search allotment in Madeleine McCann case

German police search allotment in Madeleine McCann case

Kate Connolly, Guardian's Berlin Correspondent, discusses the search of a Hanover allotment in connection with the police investigation of a suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

The impact of Covid-19 on the music industry

The impact of Covid-19 on the music industry

Aengus Cox reports on the impact Covid-19 restrictions continue to have on the music industry - a sector that remains without a plan for a resumption of live performance.

Normal People receives four Emmy nominations

Normal People receives four Emmy nominations

Lenny Abrahamson, Director of Normal People, reacts to his Emmy nomination for outstanding directing for a limited series.

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 Petula Martyn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

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 Andrew Doran-Sherlock of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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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