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Morning Ireland Wednesday 30 September 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Justin McCarthy.

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 30th September 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 30th September 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Justin McCarthy.

The first US Presidential debate takes place

The first US Presidential debate takes place

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports on the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Bad-tempered debate sees Biden tell Trump to 'shut up'

Bad-tempered debate sees Biden tell Trump to 'shut up'

Larry Donnelly, Law Lecturer in NUI Galway, former legal counsel of Democrats Abroad and James Connor of Republicans Overseas Ireland, reflect on last night's US Presidential Debate

Ireland will be dealing with virus for long time - HSE

Ireland will be dealing with virus for long time - HSE

Professor James McInerney, Head of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham, compares Ireland's performance in combating COVID-19 to other countries.

Dublin Theatre Festival goes live and online

Dublin Theatre Festival goes live and online

Sinéad Crowley reports on how the Dublin Theatre Festival will go both online and in limited circumstances, but in front of a live audience as well.

Housing charity set to deliver 700 new homes this year

Housing charity set to deliver 700 new homes this year

Niamh Randall, Respond Head of Communications and Advocacy, discusses the housing association's annual report.

Inside Xinjiang: China cracks down on Uighur population

Inside Xinjiang: China cracks down on Uighur population

Yvonne Murray visits Xinjiang, the Uighur autonomous region, following on reports of forced labour and mass suppression of the Uighir people.

250 extra public health specialists to be hired

250 extra public health specialists to be hired

Mary Regan, political staff, reports on a €16 million package for public health funding, including a pay rise for public health doctors.

Plan for court personal injury cap guide likely to be constitutional - report

Plan for court personal injury cap guide likely to be constitutional - report

Peter Boland, Director of Alliance for Insurance Reform Ireland, reacts to the Law Reform Commissions report published this morning.

UL president goes 'on the beat' to promote guidelines

UL president goes 'on the beat' to promote guidelines

Cathy Halloran, Mid-West correspondent, reports that staff at the University of Limerick have begun a rota of night patrols around off campus housing estates in conjunction with Gardai to engage with students and press the message about sticking to the public health guidelines.

What will Christmas look like this year?

What will Christmas look like this year?

Éilís Sheehy speaks to event organisers and businesses who are working hard behind the scenes, to keep the magic of Christmas alive

Dublin home of 1916 Rising leader demolished

Dublin home of 1916 Rising leader demolished

Orla Hegarty, Architect and Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture at UCD, following the demolition of O'Rahilly house in Dublin.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle

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 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 Damien O'Meara

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Damien O'Meara

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Liz Walsh 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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