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Morning Ireland Tuesday 11 August 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Bryan Dobson and Louise Byrne.

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 11th August 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 11th August 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Louise Byrne and Bryan Dobson.

Covid-19: Additional 57 cases, no further deaths

Covid-19: Additional 57 cases, no further deaths

Tommy Meskill reports on the latest NPHET briefing and Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, analyses the detail.

Global coronavirus infections pass 20 million

Global coronavirus infections pass 20 million

Professor James McInerney, head of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham, discusses Ireland's higher incidence of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people over the past 14 days than the UK.

Scottish pupils returning to classrooms

Scottish pupils returning to classrooms

Jamie McIvor, BBC Scotland's Education Correspondent, discusses the u-turn in the Scottish government's stance on the exam system.

Similarities between Irish and Scottish exam system causes concern

Similarities between Irish and Scottish exam system causes concern

Aodhán Ó Riordáin, Labour's Education Spokesperson, discusses his party's opinion that school profiling should be abolished as part of the Leaving Certificate exam policy.

Lebanon govt resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

Lebanon govt resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

Bel Trew, Middle East Correspondent with The UK Independent, reports on the resignation of Lebanon's prime minister who said a huge explosion that tore through Beirut and caused public outrage was the result of endemic corruption in the country.

100th anniversary of hunger strike at Cork Gaol

100th anniversary of hunger strike at Cork Gaol

Dr Gabriel Doherty, historian at University College Cork, on the 100th anniversary of the beginning of a hunger strike at Cork Gaol which helped to undermine British rule.

Ministers to discuss spike in new Covid-19 cases

Ministers to discuss spike in new Covid-19 cases

Danny McCoy, CEO of Ibec, discusses the confederation's call on the business to tighten the response to COVID-19 clusters in the workplace

Expired driving licenses to be extended by seven months

Expired driving licenses to be extended by seven months

Geraldine Herbert, Motoring Journalist with the Sunday Independent, on the extension of seven months to driver licences.

Trump escorted from briefing after White House shooting

Trump escorted from briefing after White House shooting

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports that US Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who was apparently armed outside the White House last night, President Donald Trump said, after being briefly whisked away in the middle of a press conference.

Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy media owner

Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy media owner

Yvonne Murray reports on the Chinese government's plan to test a COVID-19 vaccine on the military.

Perseid meteor shower to light up night skies

Perseid meteor shower to light up night skies

Frances McCarthy, Education and Outreach Officer at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, discusses the Perseid meteor shower.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sinéad Egan

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sinéad Egan

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 Deirdre Lowe of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson

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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