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Morning Ireland Friday 14 August 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

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: Thursday, 13th August 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 13th August 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Bryan Dobson.

Father of rescued paddleboarder describes relief

Father of rescued paddleboarder describes relief

Johnny Glynn, the father of one of the young women rescued yesterday off the coast of Galway has expressed his gratitude to all of those involved in the search and rescue for his daughter Ellen and niece Sara.

Galway rescue: 'They were fairly shook but thankful'

Galway rescue: 'They were fairly shook but thankful'

John Leech, CEO of Water Safety Ireland, emphasises the message of water safety as the number of rescues rises.

Call for mandatory face coverings on construction sites

Call for mandatory face coverings on construction sites

Brian Nolan, Connect Trade Union's Assistant General Secretary, responds to the announcement of grants for the self-employed, and discusses Connect's call for mandatory face coverings on construction sites.

Grants for self-employed and businesses in Midlands

Grants for self-employed and businesses in Midlands

Mary Regan reports on financial support being rolled out to help people who are self-employed, and businesses which have been affected in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Situation in hospitals with coronavirus remains stable

Situation in hospitals with coronavirus remains stable

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, reports on the latest COVID-19 figures.

Israel, UAE reach historic deal to normalise relations

Israel, UAE reach historic deal to normalise relations

Gideon Levy, Israeli journalist, author and columnist with Haaretz newspaper, on the historic deal between Israel and United Arab Emirates to normalise relations

Beirut explosion death toll rises to 171

Beirut explosion death toll rises to 171

Krystel Moussally, Regional Epidemiologist for Médecins Sans Frontières in Lebanon, discusses the emergency response to the explosion in the city.

700 more people detained during Belarus protests

700 more people detained during Belarus protests

'Ivan', a protester in Belarus, describes the violent clampdown there; Donnacha Ó Beacháin, DCU Associate Professor at the School of Law and Government and expert on former USSR states, analyses the political situation

GAA Museum to commemorate Bloody Sunday centenary

GAA Museum to commemorate Bloody Sunday centenary

Julianne McKeigue, Events & Education Manager at Croke Park, details the GAA Museum's programme of events to commemorate the centenary of Bloody Sunday 1920

Music Network: Live and Local

Music Network: Live and Local

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, West Kerry musician and singer, discusses her first crowd performance since March as part of a new series, Music Network: Live and Local.

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 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 Pauric Lodge

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Pauric Lodge

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Joanna Donnelly of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Jan O'Connell

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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