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Morning Ireland Wednesday 13 January 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Audrey Carville and Mary Wilson.

Almost 9,000 Irish children died in Mother and Baby Homes

Almost 9,000 Irish children died in Mother and Baby Homes

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, discusses the findings of the Mother and Baby Homes report.

Survivors of Mother and Baby Homes continue to search for answers

Survivors of Mother and Baby Homes continue to search for answers

Joan O'Sullivan gets initial reaction from survivors and residents of the Mother and Baby Homes.

Report lays bare Ireland's dark recent past

Report lays bare Ireland's dark recent past

Dr Sarah Anne Buckley, Lecturer in History at NUI Galway and Co-Principal Investigator of the Tuam Oral History Project, on the long history of Ireland's Mother and Baby Homes.

Survivors disappointed at the Commission of Investigation

Survivors disappointed at the Commission of Investigation

Teresa O Sullivan, born in the Tuam Mother and Baby Home in Galway, and Mari Steed, born in the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home in Cork, react to the Mother and Baby Home report.

Survivors appeal for Garda specialised investigations

Survivors appeal for Garda specialised investigations

Dr Maeve O'Rourke, Lecturer in Human Rights at NUI Galway and voluntary Co-Director of the CLANN Project, on justice for survivors of Mother and Baby Homes.

State set to apologise for Mother and Baby Home practices

State set to apologise for Mother and Baby Home practices

Roderic O'Gorman, Minister for Children, discusses the Commission of Investigation report into Mother and Baby homes.

'Report offers no further enlightenment' - Corless

'Report offers no further enlightenment' - Corless

Catherine Corless, local historian whose work shone a spotlight on practices at Mother and Baby homes, says she is 'disappointed' by yesterday's report.

Pressure continues to mount on HSE as Covid cases rise

Pressure continues to mount on HSE as Covid cases rise

Anne O'Connor, Chief Operations Officer with the HSE, says staff who are identified as close contacts of Covid-positive people are being asked to come to work

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 Tara McCarthy, CEO of Bord Bia.

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 Linda Hughes 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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