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Morning Ireland Friday 22 January 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

The Week In News

The Week In News

Joe Biden inauguration; Covid in Mayo and Monaghan; When will schools for children with additional needs reopen?; UK denies full diplomatic status to EU; GPs to give Covid vaccine; Mother and Baby Homes; Navalny arrested in Russia; Nurse pleads for Covid compliance; Call for ESB to end links with Cerrejón; Waterford LGFA gets its own grounds

Full Programme Podcast: Friday 22nd January 2021

Full Programme Podcast: Friday 22nd January 2021

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

Covid-19: 51 further deaths, 2,608 new cases

Covid-19: 51 further deaths, 2,608 new cases

George Lee, Science Correspondent, has the latest update on Covid-19 statistics and calls by the Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan to avoid non-essential travel.

'Ireland is an island, it can be sealed' - McInerney

'Ireland is an island, it can be sealed' - McInerney

Prof James McInerney, Head of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham, discusses the destruction caused by the new variants of COVID-19.

Belmullet has highest Covid-19 rate in Ireland

Belmullet has highest Covid-19 rate in Ireland

Dr Illona Duffy, Monaghan-based GP, and Dr Fergal Ruane, Mayo-based GP, on their battle against the high levels of Covid-19 in their respective areas.

'We remain in a precarious position' - Henry

'We remain in a precarious position' - Henry

Dr Colm Henry, Chief Clinical Officer of the HSE, discusses the huge health service implications of this third wave of Covid-19.

Should the EU shut their borders to member states?

Should the EU shut their borders to member states?

Dr Margaret Harris, World Health Organisation spokesperson, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 variants on the prospect of further travel restrictions.

EU gravely concerned over Covid-19 variants

EU gravely concerned over Covid-19 variants

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, outlines what was discussed at the EU leaders' virtual summit and says non essential travel was top of the agenda.

EU's ambassador to UK to be granted 'privileges'

EU's ambassador to UK to be granted 'privileges'

David O'Sullivan, former EU Ambassador to the Untied States, says the UK's decision not to grant full diplomatic status to EU diplomats is "small-minded".

Home-schooling for secondary school students

Home-schooling for secondary school students

Sinéad Hussey, North East Correspondent, reports from Belturbet in Co Cavan on how some of the students and teachers at St Bricin's College.

Man jailed for over ten years for coercive control

Man jailed for over ten years for coercive control

Finbarr Murphy, Chief Superintendent, discusses the increase in Garda services for victims of coercive control and domestic violence following the first successful conviction for coercive control.

102-year-old among those vaccinated at nursing home

102-year-old among those vaccinated at nursing home

Aengus Cox reports from Beneavin House Nursing Home in Dublin where 102 year-old Norita Mills was the first to receive the vaccine.

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 Petula Martyn

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Aoife Kealy of Met Éireann.

8am Bulletin

8am Bulletin

Presented by Karen Creed

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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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