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Morning Ireland Tuesday 2 March 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: Tuesday 02nd March 2021

Full Programme Podcast: Tuesday 02nd March 2021

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Mary Wilson and Rachael English.

Limited easing of restrictions before May - Varadkar

Limited easing of restrictions before May - Varadkar

Micheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, reports on the latest developments ahead of today's Cabinet meeting.

IHCA concerned about capacity for existing hospital waiting lists

IHCA concerned about capacity for existing hospital waiting lists

Prof Alan Irvine, President of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association, says he's concerned about the capacity of public hospitals to address existing waiting lists and meet the built-up demand created by the pandemic.

Majority believe they're following restrictions better than others

Majority believe they're following restrictions better than others

Prof Pete Lunn, Founder of the ESRI's Behavioural Research Unit, discusses the findings of the Social Activity Measure which looks at the public's response to Covid-19 restrictions.

Government backing brings 2030 World Cup bid step closer

Government backing brings 2030 World Cup bid step closer

Jack Chambers, Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Sport, comments on the potential joint World Cup bid with the UK, and on the latest developments involving racehorse trainer Gordon Elliott

EU to propose vaccine passports in time for summer

EU to propose vaccine passports in time for summer

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, reports on plans to introduce a Digital Green Pass for international travel.

Stormont ministers finalising details of lockdown exit plan

Stormont ministers finalising details of lockdown exit plan

Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, reports that Northern Ireland's power sharing executive is today expected to publish its plan to emerge from Covid-19.

Inner city Dublin crime on the rise

Inner city Dublin crime on the rise

Cian McCormack reports on how local and community groups are joining forces to tackle crime issues in inner city Dublin.

Calls for further supports for older people after bank branch closures

Calls for further supports for older people after bank branch closures

Paddy Connolly, CEO of Age Action, calls for more help for older people affected by the closure of bank branches around the country.

ISME says it will take at least a generation to operate a 90% plus cashless society

ISME says it will take at least a generation to operate a 90% plus cashless society

Neil McDonnell, Chief Executive of ISME, on the need for businesses and employees to have access to a functioning bank and cash handling model.

Search resumes for man missing after kayak accident

Search resumes for man missing after kayak accident

Gail Gonway reports on the search for a man who went missing after a kayaking accident in Kildare on Sunday afternoon.

Ghost ship disintegrating off Co. Cork coast

Ghost ship disintegrating off Co. Cork coast

Jennie O'Sullivan, regional reporter, on the disintegration of the MV Alta ship on the coast off Ballycotton, Co Cork.

Wild Atlantic Way re-branding for Killarney

Wild Atlantic Way re-branding for Killarney

Amy Ní Riada reports that Fáilte Ireland's decision to rebrand Killarney for the 2021 summer season has been met with some criticism in the Kingdom.

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 who spoke to Pat McCann, CEO of Dalata hotel group.

8.30am Business News

8.30am Business News

Presented by Brian Finn.

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 Matthew Martin.

8am News Bulletin

8am News 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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