New Covid restrictions now in place across the country.
Political Correspondent, Micheál Lehane tell us about new legislation being debated in the Dáil which would see somebody found guilty of breaching government guidelines subject to a maximum fine of €1,000 and/or up to 1 month in prison. The new legislation is expected to be in place by the end of next week.
Pope Francis voices support for same-sex civil union's
Fr Bernard Lynch tells us about Pope Francis who has said that homosexual couples should be protected by civil union laws, in what is being seen as some of the clearest language he has used on the rights of gay people.
The effects the new restrictions will have on retail.
Jean McCabe, Owner of Willow Clothes in Ennis and Deputy Chair of Retail Excellence Ireland discusses the effects the restrictions will have on businesses across the country. They've called for a clear and comprehensive strategy for the unwinding of the restrictions.
Farmers Journal News Editor Caitriona Morrisey tell us about a report in this morning's Farmer's Journal, that explains how a row over funding means local turkey abattoirs will be closed ahead of the Christmas rush.