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Morning Ireland Thursday 14 January 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Adoptees say they have right to know where they come from

Adoptees say they have right to know where they come from

Dr Laura Cahillane, senior lecturer in law at the University of Limerick, and Joan Burton, former leader of the Labour Party, discuss possible legal changes to adoption contact tracing.

Impeachment vote held amidst high military presence

Impeachment vote held amidst high military presence

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

Trump makes history as he's impeached for second time

Trump makes history as he's impeached for second time

Bob Schmuhl, Professor Emeritus of American Studies and Journalism at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the second impeachment of President Donald Trump.

Covid hospitalisations and deaths likely to rise over coming weeks

Covid hospitalisations and deaths likely to rise over coming weeks

Dr Alan Gaffney, Vice President of the Intensive Care Society of Ireland and Consultant in Intensive Care at Beaumont Hospital Dublin, discusses staffing concerns and surge capacity during the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Opposition says healthcare workers are 'beyond breaking point' and 'let down'

Opposition says healthcare workers are 'beyond breaking point' and 'let down'

David Cullinane, Sinn Féin Health spokesperson, on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout and how hospitals are coping during the third wave of the pandemic.

Government plans to vaccinate 700,000 people by end of March

Government plans to vaccinate 700,000 people by end of March

George Lee, Science Correspondent, discusses the latest Covid figures and vaccine roll out.

Northern Ireland shoppers face empty shelves

Northern Ireland shoppers face empty shelves

Glyn Roberts, CEO of Retail NI, on empty shelves in supermarkets in Northern Ireland and issues that have arisen from the new post-Brexit trading arrangements.

Bobi Wine seeks victory in Uganda General Election

Bobi Wine seeks victory in Uganda General Election

Sally Hayden reports from Uganda on the General Election taking place today.

Irish to be heard in European Court of Justice for first time

Irish to be heard in European Court of Justice for first time

Peadar Mac Fhlannchadha, Assistant General Secretary of Conradh na Gaeilge, on a historic day as the European Court of Justice hears its first case 'as Gaeilge.'

From darkness into light

From darkness into light

Éibhear Ó hAnluain, creator of the Grand Auld Sthretch Twitter page, discusses the stretch in the evenings since the Winter Solstice.

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

Adam Maguire has the day's business news and speaks to James McGann of Frankie Health.

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

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Programme Highlights

Effect of Climate Action Plan on country's electricity system

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at how the national grid will function if the Climate Action Plan targets are reached.

Plans to raise target for offshore renewable energy

Robert Shortt,Economics Correspondent looks at Ireland's offshore power plant, in the second of a three part series on the country's power infrastructure.

How much electricity are data centres consuming?

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at the effects that data centres will have on the country's electricity infrastructure.

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