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Morning Ireland Wednesday 21 October 2020
Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Mary Wilson.
Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, discusses the economic impact of Covid-19 on the country as he expects this year's budget deficit to reach €23 billion.
Dr Denis McCauley, chair of the GP Committee of the Irish Medical Organisation, discusses how some Covid cases are being asked to contact their own close contacts.
Seamus Coffey, UCC economist and former chair of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, assesses the challenges facing the economy as a budget deficit of €23 billion is predicted for this year.
Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, reports on the introduction of fines for those who breach COVID-19 regulations under new legislation.
Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, visits a polling station in Virginia to speak to early voters.
Cian McCormack reports on an initiative at South Tipperary General Hospital to keep patients in touch with friends and family.
Ms Niamh O'Beirne, National Lead for Testing and Tracing, HSE, tells us that it is important to prioritise the most recent cases as quickly as possible.
Professor Philip Nolan, chair of the NPHET Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, on the measure of success as Ireland prepares for level 5 restrictions to suppress Covid-19.
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith reports from one gym in Dublin before all gyms close for six weeks.
Frances McCarthy, Education and Outreach Officer at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, discusses the successful asteroid sample return mission.
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Gill Stedman speaks to Irish toy companies about some of the products they're hoping will be a hit this Christmas
Amy Ní Riada reports from Glenbeigh with reaction to An Bord Pleanála granting permission for a controversial greenway in South Kerry.
Ireland has called for a national strategy to help children who are growing up in households where parents are abusing alcohol.