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Morning Ireland Tuesday 12 January 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

What brought about the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes?

What brought about the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes?

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent looks back at the origins of the Mother and Babies homes report which is out today.

Survivors expect explanations over practices in Mother and Baby Homes

Survivors expect explanations over practices in Mother and Baby Homes

David Murphy, Political Coverage Editor, on the publishing of the final report into the mother and baby homes scandal.

Ireland has highest Covid-19 infection rate in the world

Ireland has highest Covid-19 infection rate in the world

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent reports on the latest Covid-19 trends in Ireland as eight further Covid-19 related deaths and 4,929 new cases were confirmed by the Department of Health yesterday.

Covid's devastating impact upon nursing homes

Covid's devastating impact upon nursing homes

Gearóid Brennan, CEO of Brookhaven Healthcare, says staff are devastated by the Covid outbreak at Droimnín Nursing Home in Stradbally which has resulted in the deaths of 6 residents and Tadhg Daly, CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland, says there has been an increasing number of Covid outbreaks in nursing homes in recent days.

Can the HSE cope with this latest wave?

Can the HSE cope with this latest wave?

Dr. Vida Hamilton, the HSE's National Clinical Advisor and Group Lead, Acute Hospitals says the hospital system is under immense strain.

Caring for carers in a pandemic

Caring for carers in a pandemic

Dr. Gaye Cunnane, Professor of Rheumatology at TCD and St James Hospital Dubin, and Director of Health and Wellbeing at the RCPI on the importance of self-care for healthcare workers during the covid-19 pandemic.

Gardaí to crack down on breaches of Covid-19 guidelines

Gardaí to crack down on breaches of Covid-19 guidelines

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports on the increased enforcement measures for people found to be in breach of COVID-19 measures.

Children and parents return to homeschooling

Children and parents return to homeschooling

Aengus Cox reports on the first day of remote learning for school goers.

President Trump faces second impeachment trial

President Trump faces second impeachment trial

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent on the prospect of impeachment for President Donald Trump as President Elect Joe Biden's inauguration day approaches.

Irish banks developing new payment app

Irish banks developing new payment app

Fran McNulty, Consumer Affairs Correspondent on four of Ireland's main banks coming together to develop an app based payment system, similar to Revolut.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S. Doyle.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Petula Martyn has the day's business news and speaks to Anna McHugh, Head of Communications, An Post.

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Elizabeth Coleman of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

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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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