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Morning Ireland Friday 31 July 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Adam Maguire

The Week In News

The Week In News

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

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 31st July 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 31st July 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Justin McCarthy.

No need for 'knee-jerk reaction' over Covid-19 increase

No need for 'knee-jerk reaction' over Covid-19 increase

Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, discusses the jump in Covid-19 infections as 85 new cases were confirmed.

Covid-19: One new death, 85 additional confirmed cases

Covid-19: One new death, 85 additional confirmed cases

Professor Clíona Ní Cheallaigh, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at St James' Hospital in Dublin, reacts to the latest COVID-19 figures in Ireland and the spread of the virus in direct provision centres.

Top Republicans reject Trump's idea of delaying vote

Top Republicans reject Trump's idea of delaying vote

Dr Clodagh Harrington, Associate Professor of American Politics, De Montfort University, reacts to a suggestion by US President Trump that election 2020 should be delayed

Holidaying in Ireland during the Bank Holiday weekend

Holidaying in Ireland during the Bank Holiday weekend

Pól Ó Conghaile, Irish Independent Travel Editor, discusses the state of the tourism industry and some travel tips ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

Green Party sanctions O'Brien, Hourigan over Dáil vote

Green Party sanctions O'Brien, Hourigan over Dáil vote

Philip Ryan, Political Editor with Independent Newspapers, assesses a busy day in the Dáil yesterday after Green TD Neasa Hourigan voted against the Government and heated exchanges over rule changes to speaking time

North South Ministerial Council meets at Dublin Castle

North South Ministerial Council meets at Dublin Castle

Róisín Shortall, Social Democrats TD, discusses the questions that remain for Govt on the PUP.

Muslims to gather in Croke Park for Eid Al Adha

Muslims to gather in Croke Park for Eid Al Adha

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, Chief Imam of the Islamic Centre of Ireland, discusses the celebration of Eid at Croke Park.

No summer courses at Coláiste Lurgan for the first time in 53 years

No summer courses at Coláiste Lurgan for the first time in 53 years

Gill Stedman reports on how Coláiste Lurgan is adapting to life without courses.

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 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 Linda Hughes of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Vivienne Traynor

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Is it okay to laugh during a pandemic?

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs Correspondent, finds out if it's possible to laugh in these stressful times and the benefits that might flow from it.

Study abroad offers alternative to CAO

Cian McCormack reports on advice to those awaiting the offers and how Poland has been an option for some students, ahead of CAO offers on Friday.

Can James Bond rescue the cinema industry?

Helen O'Hara, Empire Magazine Film Journalist, discusses the release of the 'No Time To Die' trailer, featuring Daniel Craig in his final 007 contribution to the franchise.

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