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Morning Ireland Wednesday 5 August 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Samantha Libreri and Gavin Jennings.

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 5th August 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 5th August 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Samantha Libreri and Gavin Jennings.

Covid-19 community transmission 'across country'

Covid-19 community transmission 'across country'

Stephen Donnelly, Minister for Health, explains why the Govt decided not to re-open all pubs next Monday and to reduce the number of countries on its Covid green list from 15 to 10 due to the growing number of Covid-19 cases.

Move to Phase 4 delayed, review in three weeks' time

Move to Phase 4 delayed, review in three weeks' time

Mary Regan reports on the decisions taken by Cabinet yesterday, following advice from NPHET

Pubs speak of 'full-blown crisis' as re-opening delayed

Pubs speak of 'full-blown crisis' as re-opening delayed

Paul Moynihan, President of the Vintners Federation of Ireland, discusses the effect the decision not to proceed with Phase 4 will have on the pub sector.

Hoteliers express disappointment at final phase delay

Hoteliers express disappointment at final phase delay

Elaina Fitzgerald Kane, President of the Irish Hotels Federation, details the consequences of delaying for a second time, the final phase of the Government's roadmap to re-opening the country.

Scientists urge Govt to pursue 'zero-Covid' policy

Scientists urge Govt to pursue 'zero-Covid' policy

Professor Emer Shelley, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, discusses the rate of transmission of Covid-19.

Death toll expected to rise after huge Beirut explosion

Death toll expected to rise after huge Beirut explosion

Luna Safwan, freelance journalist based in Beirut, reports on an explosion in the Lebanese capital which has left thousands injured and killed at least 100 people

Funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry

Funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, looks ahead to the funeral of the late SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume, which takes place today.

A politician blessed with all the gifts

A politician blessed with all the gifts

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

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 Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

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 Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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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