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Morning Ireland Wednesday 2 December 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English, Gavin Jennings Audrey Carville, Áine Lawlor and Mary Wilson.

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 2nd December 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 2nd December 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Gavin Jennings and Mary Wilson.

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved for use in UK

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved for use in UK

Professor James McInerney, Head of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham, on how The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for use and said that it will be rolled out from early next week.

Stanley to address tweet controversy at PAC

Stanley to address tweet controversy at PAC

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, reports that Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley will comment publicly today for the first time since he posted a controversial tweet about two historical IRA attacks.

Men hold majority of senior civil service jobs - ESRI

Men hold majority of senior civil service jobs - ESRI

Helen Russell, Research Professor with the ESRI, on gender bias within the civil service.

Queues for up to an hour as shoppers return.

Queues for up to an hour as shoppers return.

Joan O'Sullivan reports as late night shoppers return to shopping centres.

Brexit will impact consumer rights, warns watchdog

Brexit will impact consumer rights, warns watchdog

Fran McNulty, Consumer Affairs Correspondent, reports on a campaign to make consumers aware of the impact of Brexit to their rights if shopping online.

Request for Limerick fans to respect public health guidelines

Request for Limerick fans to respect public health guidelines

John Cregan, Limerick GAA County Board Chairman on the GAA's appeal to supporters to adhere to public health guidelines before, during and after the All Ireland Hurling Final on December 13th.

British govt: No Finucane public inquiry 'at this time'

British govt: No Finucane public inquiry 'at this time'

Colum Eastwood, Leader of the SDLP, discusses a letter co-signed by him calling on Brandon Lewis to reconsider the decision not to hold a public inquiry into the 1989 killing of Pat Finucane

US Attorney General: No evidence of major voter fraud

US Attorney General: No evidence of major voter fraud

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports that US Attorney General William Barr has said that the Justice Department has found no evidence of voter fraud significant enough to reverse the outcome of the presidential election.

The impact of Covid-19 on the tourism industry

The impact of Covid-19 on the tourism industry

Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, on his meeting with the government to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the tourism industry.

Criticism over schemes aimed at helping artists

Criticism over schemes aimed at helping artists

Steve Wall, Actor and singer-songwriter with The Stunning and The Walls and Angela Dorgan, Director of First Music Contact Ireland on the Music Industry Stimulus Package which has been criticised by some Irish performers in recent days.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sinéad Egan

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sinéad Egan

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 Darren Frehill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Darren Frehill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Aoife Keeley of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

Morning Ireland

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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