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Morning Ireland Tuesday 24 November 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Rachael English.

Cabinet to discuss lifting of Covid-19 restrictions

Cabinet to discuss lifting of Covid-19 restrictions

Orla O'Donnell, RTÉ Correspondent, reports on yesterday's Department of Health Covid-19 briefing.

Fall in use of antibiotic medicine

Fall in use of antibiotic medicine

Dr Nuala O Connor, Covid lead for the Irish College of General Practitioners, discusses the sharp fall in antibiotic use this year and potential plans to ease Covid-19 restrictions next week.

Investigations continue into RTÉ gathering

Investigations continue into RTÉ gathering

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, on the continuing fallout from a recent gathering in RTÉ where social distancing guidelines were not observed.

Possible ban on UK-Ireland food products

Possible ban on UK-Ireland food products

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, discusses a potential ban on a wide range of meat products moving between Great Britain and the island of Ireland next year.

Government reaction to possible UK-Ireland food ban

Government reaction to possible UK-Ireland food ban

Charlie McConalogue - Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine - discusses a potential ban on a wide range of meat products moving between Great Britain and the island of Ireland next year.

US President shows first sign of conceding power

US President shows first sign of conceding power

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, on Donald Trump directing his team to cooperate with Joe Biden in relation to transition of power, three weeks on from the US Election.

Reaction to Donald Trump's latest move

Reaction to Donald Trump's latest move

Larry Donnelly, Political Commentator and NUIG Law Lecturer, examines the signal from US President Donald Trump that he may concede power.

Disturbing details of report into conditions of Irish prisons

Disturbing details of report into conditions of Irish prisons

Fíona Ní Chinnéide, Executive Director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust, discusses the findings of a new report into conditions in Irish prisons.

Decline of young people involved in the arts

Decline of young people involved in the arts

Seona Ní Bhriain, Head of Young People, Children and Education at the Arts Council, on a new report which shows that young people become less involved in cultural activities as they prepare for the Leaving Certificate.

Hydrogen buses introduced by Bus Éireann

Hydrogen buses introduced by Bus Éireann

Cian McCormack reports on Bus Éireann's first hydrogen powered buses on a public route.

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 who speaks to former Armagh Gaelic Footballer Oisín McConville following the news last night that Mickey Harte is the new Louth manager.

8.35am Sport

8.35am Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill who speaks with Louth County Chairman Peter Fitzpatrick following the announcement that Mickey Harte has taken over the county's footballers and George Hamilton looks ahead to tonight's Champions League fixtures.

Business News

Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire who speaks to Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Aoife Kealy 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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