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Morning Ireland Thursday 26 November 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Áine Lawlor and Mary Wilson.

Government's plans to ease Covid-19 restrictions

Government's plans to ease Covid-19 restrictions

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, on the recommendations due to be made by NPHET to the government on restrictions around Christmas.

Celebrating Thanksgiving during a pandemic

Celebrating Thanksgiving during a pandemic

John Fitzpatrick, Hotelier, discusses how New York City is very different this Thanksgiving due to Covid-19.

Caring for the elderly this Christmas

Caring for the elderly this Christmas

Dr Maureen Gaffney, Psychologist, and Celine Clark, Age Action Ireland, discuss what older people need to know to stay safe this Christmas.

Covid-19 and travelling across the border

Covid-19 and travelling across the border

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, on comments made by the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar on cross-border travel with Covid-19 cases still stubbornly high north of the border.

Opposition to seek answers over Seamus Woulfe appointment

Opposition to seek answers over Seamus Woulfe appointment

Martin Kenny, Sinn Féin's Justice Spokesperson, says Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has a number of questions to answer when she addresses the Dáil about the appointment of Seamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court.

Ombudsman for Children criticises Tusla and HSE

Ombudsman for Children criticises Tusla and HSE

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, on a report by the Ombudsman for Children which is critical of TUSLA and the HSE for their handling of a case involving a child who had a serious accident abroad.

Family's wish for an Irish inscription on mother's headstone

Family's wish for an Irish inscription on mother's headstone

Conor McGinn, Labour MP for St Helen's North, who is bringing a question to the House of Commons today in relation to a family's wish to include an Irish inscription on their mother's headstone in England.

DIY Christmas Shows

DIY Christmas Shows

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent, reports on how schools and families can design their own Christmas plays, with help from The Ark and RTE's Afterschool Hub.

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 Des Cahill who speaks to football writer Jonathan Wilson following the passing of Diego Maradona yesterday.

8.35am Sport

8.35am Sport

Presented by Des Cahill who speaks to journalist Daniel Edwards in Buenos Aires as Argentina tries to come to terms with the death of Diego Maradona.

Business News

Business News

Petula Martyn has the day's business news and speaks to Mark Redmond, Chief Executive at American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Matthew Martin of Met Éireann.

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Programme Highlights

102-year-old among those vaccinated at nursing home

Aengus Cox reports from Beneavin House Nursing Home in Dublin where 102 year-old Norita Mills was the first to receive the vaccine.

Many Republicans sad to say goodbye to Trump

Cian McCormack speaks to Republicans about Joe Biden's inauguration and why they wish it was Donald Trump

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

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