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Morning Ireland Wednesday 24 February 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 24th February 2021

Full Programme Podcast: Wednesday, 24th February 2021

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

Tánaiste 'confident' 80% of adults to get vaccine by end of June

Tánaiste 'confident' 80% of adults to get vaccine by end of June

Tánaiste, Fine Gael leader and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, discusses the Government's latest Covid plan - and what it will mean for Ireland over the coming months.

'End is truly in sight' - Taoiseach urges public to stick with Level 5 measures

'End is truly in sight' - Taoiseach urges public to stick with Level 5 measures

Micheal Lehane, Political Correspondent, and Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, discuss the Government's latest Living with Covid plan - and what it will mean for Ireland over the coming months.

'End is truly in sight' - Taoiseach urges public to stick with Level 5 measures

'End is truly in sight' - Taoiseach urges public to stick with Level 5 measures

Mícheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, and Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, report on the Government's latest Living with Covid plan - and what it will mean for Ireland over the coming months.

Social Democrats react to updated Covid-19 Plan

Social Democrats react to updated Covid-19 Plan

Róisín Shortall, Co-leader of the Social Democrats, gives her reaction to the Government's updated Covid-19 plan.

Schools begin preparation for return of pupils

Schools begin preparation for return of pupils

Primary school principal Tonya Hanley & Secondary school principal Sean Twomey give their reactions to the reopening of schools

MTK boxing firm establishes agency for soccer players

MTK boxing firm establishes agency for soccer players

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that a sports company associated with Daniel Kinahan plans to represent the business affairs of professional soccer players

Tiger Woods 'awake' and 'responsive' after surgery

Tiger Woods 'awake' and 'responsive' after surgery

Steve Futterman, CBS Correspondent in California, reports from LA on injuries sustained by Tiger Woods in a car crash last night.

Irish Farmer's Association calls for extension to deadline for burning of scrubland

Irish Farmer's Association calls for extension to deadline for burning of scrubland

Amy Ní Riada reports that farmers are asking for more time to burn gorse to regenerate their land but it's putting fire services and residents under serious pressure

Arts Council announces plans to distribute 'record level of funding'

Arts Council announces plans to distribute 'record level of funding'

Maureen Kennelly, Director of the Arts Council, on how it plans to distribute a record €130m funding to support artists and arts organisations in 2021.

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.

7.30am Business News

7.30am Business News

Petula Martyn has the day's business news.

7.50am Business News

7.50am Business News

Petula Martyn has the day's business news, including how the University of Limerick has collaborated with an number of major tech companies to redefine computer science education.

8.30am Business News

8.30am Business News

Petula Martyn has the day's business news.

7.35am Sport

7.35am Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8.35am Sport

8.35am Sport

Presented by Darren Frehill.

Weather

Weather

Presented by Gavin Gallagher 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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