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Morning Ireland Wednesday 16 September 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Political confusion and chaos following Covid plan

Political confusion and chaos following Covid plan

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, has the latest following last night's news that the Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has tested negative for Covid-19.

Covid-19 cases continue to surge in Dublin

Covid-19 cases continue to surge in Dublin

As new covid restrictions impact travel, household visits and the reopening of so-called wet pubs in Dublin, Eilis Sheehy talks to people in the north west of the capital, which is among the worst affected areas of Dublin.

Opposition critical of Government's Covid plan for Dublin

Opposition critical of Government's Covid plan for Dublin

Duncan Smith TD and Labour Party Spokesperson on Climate Action, Communications Networks and Transport, on the Government's medium term plan to deal with Covid-19.

Pandemic provides a boost to tourism in Northern Ireland

Pandemic provides a boost to tourism in Northern Ireland

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor reports on the increase in visitors from the south travelling to Northern Ireland.

Covid-19: Where to from here?

Covid-19: Where to from here?

Paschal Donohoe T.D., Minister for Finance and member of the cabinet sub-committee, following the publication of the Government's six-month plan for living with Covid-19.

Rise in education complaints to Ombudsman for Children

Rise in education complaints to Ombudsman for Children

Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, discusses his office's 2019 Annual Report, which reveals an increase in complaints relating to education.

Ursula von der Leyen gives first State of the Union address

Ursula von der Leyen gives first State of the Union address

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, discusses President of the European Comission Ursula von der Leyen's first State of the Union speech.

€23 million housing project in Dublin inner city

€23 million housing project in Dublin inner city

Aengus Cox reports on the launch of housing body Clúid's €23 million regeneration project at St Mary's Mansions in Dublin's north inner city.

Glendalough exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland

Glendalough exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland

Matthew Seaver, Curator of 'Glendalough: Power, Prayer and Pilgrimage', discusses the introduction of the new exhibition into the National Museum of Ireland.

7:10 It Says In The Papers

7:10 It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle.

8:10 It Says In The Papers

8:10 It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle.

7:50 Business News

7:50 Business News

Brian Finn speaks to Fergal O'Brien, Director of Policy and Public Affairs with Ibec.

7:35 Sports News

7:35 Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8:35 Sports News

8:35 Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill who speaks to former Jockey Ruby Walsh about the tragic passing of Pat Smullen.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Siobhán Ryan of Met Éireann.

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Programme Highlights

Early ballots take on new significance for US voters

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, visits a polling station in Virginia to speak to early voters.

Can Donald Trump retain the Evangelical vote?

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, looks at the important role that Evangelical Christians will have in the US Election

Can Donald Trump win the 'rust belt' once again?

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports from key swing state Pennsylvania

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