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Morning Ireland Monday 3 August 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 3rd August 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 3rd August 2020

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

Source of transmission known in vast majority of cases

Source of transmission known in vast majority of cases

Dr Kim Roberts, Assistant Professor of Virology at Trinity College Dublin, discusses the likelihood of the further easing of Covid-19 restrictions as the number of cases begins to rise again.

Council urges 'no repeat' of public gathering in Kilkee

Council urges 'no repeat' of public gathering in Kilkee

Cillian Murphy, Fianna Fáil county councillor in Clare, discusses events in Kilkee over the weekend where a large crowd gathered in breach of Covid-19 restrictions and nine people were arrested.

Curfew imposed in Melbourne as coronavirus cases rise

Curfew imposed in Melbourne as coronavirus cases rise

Phil Mercer, BBC reporter in Australia, discusses the state of disaster declared in Victoria and new curfew restrictions imposed in Melbourne.

Vintners' group 'expects pubs to reopen on 10 August'

Vintners' group 'expects pubs to reopen on 10 August'

Paul Moynihan, Owner of Moynihan's Bar in Donard in County Wicklow, discusses the likelihood of pubs reopening on 10 August.

US says unlikely to use China, Russia virus vaccine

US says unlikely to use China, Russia virus vaccine

Bob Schmuhl, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the imminent announcement of Joe Biden's presidential running mate, Covid-19 support payment concerns in the US - and America's response to the pandemic.

Challenges clocking up for time-limited Taoiseach

Challenges clocking up for time-limited Taoiseach

Justine McCarthy, political correspondent with The Sunday Times, discusses the first month of the new Government, new Covid-19 airport checks, and the potential decision by cabinet to re-open all pubs this week.

Two people die after car enters water in west Cork

Two people die after car enters water in west Cork

Dyane Connor reports that two people have died after a car they were travelling in entered water near Glengarriff in west Cork early this morning.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Pauric Lodge

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Jan O'Connell

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

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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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