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Morning Ireland Monday 18 January 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 18th January 2021

Full Programme Podcast: Monday, 18th January 2021

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

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals tops 2,000

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals tops 2,000

Dr Ian Counihan, Respiratory Consultant and Covid Lead at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, on the challenge of managing staff and beds at the hospital during the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sixteen family members of Coombe staff given Covid vaccine

Sixteen family members of Coombe staff given Covid vaccine

Colman O'Sullivan reports on a statement from the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital confirming that Covid vaccines which were left over after all scheduled staff had been vaccinated were given to family members

Beacon CEO to meet HSE over revised 'safety net deal'

Beacon CEO to meet HSE over revised 'safety net deal'

Michael Cullen, CEO of Beacon Hospital, discusses the conditions in private hospitals and the decision not to sign a contract with the HSE ensuring the provision of extra bed capacity to the public health service.

Pandemic having 'severe impact' on vulnerable children

Pandemic having 'severe impact' on vulnerable children

Dr Carol Coulter, Director of the Child Care Law Reporting Project, says Covid-19 is having a severe and disproportionate impact on vulnerable children

Govt working with French over new rules on Covid tests, says Ryan

Govt working with French over new rules on Covid tests, says Ryan

Eugene Drennan, President of the Irish Road Hauliers Association, says the Government should introduce antigen testing for hauliers as soon as possible.

Survivors criticise Commission's vaccine trial findings

Survivors criticise Commission's vaccine trial findings

Susan Lohan, co-founder of Adoption Rights Alliance and member of the Collaborative Forum on Mother and Baby Homes, responds to Archbishop Eamon Martin's comments on the Commission's report.

Navalny's lawyers say access to him not granted

Navalny's lawyers say access to him not granted

Evan Gershkovich, Moscow-based journalist, reports on the detainment of Kremlin critic, Alexei Navalny, on his return to Russia five months after being poisoned.

Signature to replace citizenship ceremonies

Signature to replace citizenship ceremonies

Mary Regan, Political Staff, reports that 4,000 people who were unable to become Irish citizens due to Covid restrictions will be able to so under a temporary system that comes into effect today.

Sleeping rough in Dublin: 'All I need is a bit of security'

Sleeping rough in Dublin: 'All I need is a bit of security'

Kieran Dineen, of the RTÉ Investigations Unit, reports on homeless people's access to accommodation.

Over €1m in cash found hidden in car during search

Over €1m in cash found hidden in car during search

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, on the cash seizure and the Garda Representative Association's call for an immediate process to review and reform the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission.

Waterford LGFA achieve 'fantastic' ground ownership

Waterford LGFA achieve 'fantastic' ground ownership

Edel Curry, Waterford Ladies Gaelic Football Association, says they have become the first ladies county football team to fully own their own grounds in Ireland

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sinead Egan

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Sinead Egan

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn

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 Brian Jennings

Morning Ireland

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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