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Morning Ireland Tuesday 22 September 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Bryan Dobson.

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Bryan Dobson.

Rise in hospitalisations a 'concerning trend' - HSE

Rise in hospitalisations a 'concerning trend' - HSE

Dr John Bates, Dean of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine of Ireland and Consultant in Intensive Care at University Hospital Galway, on ICU capacity.

Fewer people receiving pandemic unemployment payment

Fewer people receiving pandemic unemployment payment

Bríd O'Brien, head of policy and media with the Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed, discusses calls to increase the pandemic unemployment payment and related welfare supports for people without work

Extra restrictions on social gatherings for NI

Extra restrictions on social gatherings for NI

Dr David Courtney, Virologist at Queen's University in Belfast, on the sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in Northern Ireland

What Covid-19 testing options are out there?

What Covid-19 testing options are out there?

Amy Ní Riada reports that experts around the world have been working to develop accurate and user-friendly tests.

Taoiseach suggests influencers could communicate with young people about Covid-19

Taoiseach suggests influencers could communicate with young people about Covid-19

Alexandra Ryan, CEO and founder of celebrity news website www.goss.ie, discusses the Government's plans to enlist the help of online influencers to ensure Covid safety measures get through to younger people.

Early pub, dining closing likely among new UK restrictions

Early pub, dining closing likely among new UK restrictions

George Parker, Financial Times, reports that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to announce that pubs, bars and restaurants in England, will have to close by 10pm from this Thursday.

Charities join forces in virus appeal for world's poorest nations

Charities join forces in virus appeal for world's poorest nations

Siobhan McGee, CEO of Actionaid Ireland, one of the charities involved, tells us more. If you would like to make a donation you can contact 1800 939 979 , https://irishemergencyalliance.force.com/ or text IEA to 50300.

Call for solidarity between young and old this winter

Call for solidarity between young and old this winter

Ailbhe Conneelly, Social Affairs Correspondent, speaks with members of an active retirement group in Co. Wexford to get their views on Covid 19 and the winter ahead.

Rescuers race to save 180 stranded whales in Australia

Rescuers race to save 180 stranded whales in Australia

Edith Bevin, ABC News, reports from the quayside in Tasmania where a race is under way to save 180 stranded whales.

Inside Poland's 'LGBT-free zones'

Inside Poland's 'LGBT-free zones'

Terry Reintke, German MEP, LGBT activist and Co-Chair of the LGBTI Intergroup of the European Parliament, discusses Poland's growing hostility to gay rights.

Campaign hopes to encourage more walkers to Wicklow

Campaign hopes to encourage more walkers to Wicklow

Natasha Murtagh reports on the Wicklow Way special passport for hikers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn with guest Mark Redmond, ?Chief Executive - ?American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.

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 Jean Byrne of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Morning Ireland

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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