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Morning Ireland Wednesday 5 August 2020
Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Samantha Libreri and Gavin Jennings.
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.
Mary Regan reports on the decisions taken by Cabinet yesterday, following advice from NPHET
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
John Hume's speech to the European Parliament after he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998.
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Joan O'Sullivan speaks to survivors about their memories and reaction to the Mother and Baby Homes report
Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, looks back at the origins of the Commission of Investigation Into Mother and Babies Homes
Aengus Cox reports on a warning from the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland of what it says is a concerning rise in gambling disorder referrals since the introduction of Covid lockdowns