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Morning Ireland Tuesday 22 December 2020

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Louise Byrne and Mary Wilson.

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Louise Byrne and Mary Wilson.

Cabinet meets to discuss NPHET recommendations

Cabinet meets to discuss NPHET recommendations

Marcus Treacy, Killarney hotelier, and Dermot McDonnell, owner of the Cross Guns Gastro Pub in Navan, discuss the prospect of an early closure for the hospitality sector as Cabinet decided on further restrictions today.

Govt set to increase restrictions, reject Level 5 move

Govt set to increase restrictions, reject Level 5 move

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, on the decisions facing Cabinet today.

Ireland 'clearly now in third wave' of pandemic

Ireland 'clearly now in third wave' of pandemic

Sinead Crowley, our Correspondent reports on yesterday's NPHET briefing where the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan warned that Ireland is 'clearly now in the third wave' of the pandemic and he urged people to stop socialising and revise their plans for Christmas.

EU approves first Covid-19 vaccine

EU approves first Covid-19 vaccine

Dr Margaret Harris, World Health Organisation spokesperson, reacts to the new strain of Covid-19 and the EMA's approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

At least two flights to repatriate Irish residents

At least two flights to repatriate Irish residents

Dr Mary Favier, member of NPHET and covid Adviser to the Irish College of General Practitioners on Ireland's third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Irish priest attempts to raise funds for school in Lebanon

Irish priest attempts to raise funds for school in Lebanon

Ailbhe Conneely, Social and Religious Affairs Correspondent, talks to Fr William Stewart, an Irish priest from Dublin working in Lebanon, about his efforts to raise badly needed funds for school he is running for Syrian refugee children.

Stormont Executive rejects SF's travel ban proposal

Stormont Executive rejects SF's travel ban proposal

Sinn Féin's proposal for an immediate ban on travel from Britain has been defeated in vote at Stormont Executive.

An Post says possible delays on Europe deliveries

An Post says possible delays on Europe deliveries

Anna McHugh, Head of Communications at An Post, discusses the latest on postage schedules.

Man jailed for 1980 murder of Irish soldiers in Lebanon

Man jailed for 1980 murder of Irish soldiers in Lebanon

Barry Cummins, Prime Time Security Correspondent, discusses the sentencing Mahmoud Bazzi.

Could rural Ireland gain a boost from remote working?

Could rural Ireland gain a boost from remote working?

Amy Ní Riada reports from Kerry on whether rural Ireland could be facing a long-term boost from remote working.

'There's no point in making people's lives miserable' - Leyden

'There's no point in making people's lives miserable' - Leyden

Gwen Layden, Landlord of George's Street Arcade, discusses planned rent relief for her business tenants

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 Adam Maguire

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Adam Maguire

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 Gavin Gallagher of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Carla O'Brien

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Programme Highlights

How to make a flipping good pancake

Cillian Sherlock learns how to make the perfect pancake, and finds out why we eat them on the same day every year

Is it hate speech or free speech?

Aengus Cox reports on the debate of freedom of speech online, and the recent tech giants' shutdown of social media platform, Parler

Kevin In The Pink to light up galleries in Kerry

Amy Ní Riada reports from Kerry where Kevin In the Pink, by 17 year-old Casey Etherton, from Caherdaniel, will go on display. The oil painting won the 2020 Texaco Children's Art Competition

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