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Morning Ireland Friday 30 October 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Áine Lawlor and Justin McCarthy.

The Week In News

The Week In News

Mother and Baby Homes Commission; Mother and two children found dead; Book of Lismore; Illegal trade in songbirds; Should baby clothes be essential items?; Murder-suicide in Kanturk; US election; Covid 19 in the North; France attacks; Domestic violence; Irish-English dictionary; Samhain

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 30th October 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Friday, 30th October 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Áine Lawlor and Justin McCarthy.

Number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland exceeds 60,000

Number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland exceeds 60,000

Paul Reid, Chief Executive of the HSE, discusses the latest Covid figures and how our health services are coping.

Soc Dems question Govt stance on sanitising products and baby clothes

Soc Dems question Govt stance on sanitising products and baby clothes

Gary Gannon, Social Democrats education spokesperson and TD for Dublin Central, discusses concerns around Covid-19 hand gel being used in schools in Ireland.

Should children's clothes be considered essential items?

Should children's clothes be considered essential items?

Cillian Sherlock reports on calls for the sale of children's clothes to be permitted under Level 5 restrictions

Mother and Baby Homes Commission final report due today

Mother and Baby Homes Commission final report due today

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, reports on the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes which will submit its final report today

Court of Appeal rules on not identifying dead child

Court of Appeal rules on not identifying dead child

Michael O'Higgins, Senior Council, discusses yesterday's Court of Appeal ruling that a dead child cannot be identified when someone is charged with killing them.

France raises security alert after three killed in Nice

France raises security alert after three killed in Nice

Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, Paris-based columnist with The Telegraph, discusses the attacks in France which have killed three people.

First English-Irish dictionary in 60 years published

First English-Irish dictionary in 60 years published

Pádraig Ó Mianáin, Chief Editor of the new Concise English-Irish Dictionary, discusses the story behind the first major English-Irish dictionary in over 60 years

U2 reissues award-winning album on 20th anniversary

U2 reissues award-winning album on 20th anniversary

Cian McCormack reports that U2's 'All That You Can't Leave Behind' is 20 years old today

Get spooky with Samhain Family Festival this Halloween

Get spooky with Samhain Family Festival this Halloween

Dr Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Director of the National Folklore Collection in UCD, discusses old Irish Samhain - or Halloween - traditions that we might be able to revive this year as we largely celebrate indoors due to Covid-19.

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

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Ciara Ní Bhroin?

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Programme Highlights

Will Santa bring Irish-made toys this Christmas?

Gill Stedman speaks to Irish toy companies about some of the products they're hoping will be a hit this Christmas

South Kerry greenway granted planning permission

Amy Ní Riada reports from Glenbeigh with reaction to An Bord Pleanála granting permission for a controversial greenway in South Kerry.

Call for national plan to help children of alcoholics

Ireland has called for a national strategy to help children who are growing up in households where parents are abusing alcohol.

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