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Morning Ireland Monday 23 November 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Áine Lawlor.

Pub owners call upon Government to allow them to re-open

Pub owners call upon Government to allow them to re-open

Pádraig Cribben, CEO of the Vintners Federation of Ireland, discusses the prospect of pubs re-opening in early December

Mixed opinions on lifting of Covid-19 restrictions

Mixed opinions on lifting of Covid-19 restrictions

Fiachra O'Cionnaith finds out what people in Dublin city centre think about lifting Covid-19 restrictions ahead of Christmas, and also speaks to Richard Guiney, CEO of Dublin Town.

Can the country re-open safely?

Can the country re-open safely?

Dr Clíona Ní Cheallaigh, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at St James' Hospital in Dublin, discusses restrictions relating to Covid-19 in Ireland.

Oxford develops vaccine that is 70% effective

Oxford develops vaccine that is 70% effective

Dr. Anne Moore, Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at UCC who has worked as an Immunologist at Oxford, discusses the positive news in relation to the development of the latest vaccine.

Reaction to breaches of social distancing rules by RTÉ Staff

Reaction to breaches of social distancing rules by RTÉ Staff

Senator Malcolm Byrne, a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, discusses social distancing breaches by RTÉ news presenters.

The impact of Brexit and a pandemic on shipping

The impact of Brexit and a pandemic on shipping

Paul Grant, Head of Operations at Stena Line, discusses the twin threat of COVID-19 and Brexit on the shipping industry.

Fallout continues from the US Presidential Election

Fallout continues from the US Presidential Election

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, discusses Donald Trump's failed legal actions, the G20 summit and the reaction in the United States to a possible Covid-19 vaccine.

Advisory Group recommendations on Direct Provision

Advisory Group recommendations on Direct Provision

Nick Henderson, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council, discusses observations by the Department of Housing on the draft recommendations of the Advisory Group on Direct Provision.

Teaching older generations to be tech smart

Teaching older generations to be tech smart

Sinéad Hussey, North East Correspondent, reports on an initiative in Co. Louth to get young people to buy smart devices for older relations for Christmas to prevent lonliness.

A historic win for Tipperary on anniversary of Bloody Sunday

A historic win for Tipperary on anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Declan Browne, former inter-county Gaelic footballer for Tipperary and All Star, reacts to Tipperary's victory over Cork in the Munster Senior Football Championship final.

The gift of a book

The gift of a book

Elaina Ryan, CEO of Children's Books Ireland, on a Christmas book gifting initiative to 6,000 children in need.

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.

7.35am Sport

7.35am Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8.35am Sport

8.35am Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill who speaks to Tipperary Football manager David Power following their Munster Senior Championship win over Cork.

Business News

Business News

Adam Maguire has the day's business news and also speaks to Cathriona Hallahan, Managing Director of Microsoft Ireland.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Siobhán Ryan of Met Éireann.

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Programme Highlights

Survivors of Mother and Baby Homes continue to search for answers

Joan O'Sullivan speaks to survivors about their memories and reaction to the Mother and Baby Homes report

What brought about the investigation into Mother and Baby Homes?

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, looks back at the origins of the Commission of Investigation Into Mother and Babies Homes

Psychiatrists call for urgent action on gambling

Aengus Cox reports on a warning from the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland of what it says is a concerning rise in gambling disorder referrals since the introduction of Covid lockdowns

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