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Morning Ireland Thursday 4 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.

Green TD Costello lodges papers concerning CETA with High Court

Green TD Costello lodges papers concerning CETA with High Court

Mícheál Lehane, Political Correspondent reports that the Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar, has suggested that a coalition TD taking a High Court challenge against the Government is worse than voting against it in the Dail.

"All non-essential arrivals into Ireland need to be subject to mandatory quarantine"-O'Rourke

"All non-essential arrivals into Ireland need to be subject to mandatory quarantine"-O'Rourke

Darren O'Rourke, Sinn Féin's spokesperson on Transport, discusses the 10 per cent increase in passenger arrivals into Dublin airport last week.

McGuiness: talks  to continue "in a more difficult atmosphere."

McGuiness: talks to continue "in a more difficult atmosphere."

Mairead McGuinnes, EU Commissioner, discusses her reaction to the UK decision to change the Brexit terms.

EU negotiating with partner it cannot trust - Coveney

EU negotiating with partner it cannot trust - Coveney

Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs, talks about the UK changes to the Protocol and also the role of the Defence Forces in Covid-19.

EU considers legal action in row over Northern Ireland Protocol

EU considers legal action in row over Northern Ireland Protocol

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, on yesterday's move by the British government to unilaterally change how the Northern Ireland Protocol is implemented.

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday 04th March 2021

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday 04th March 2021

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Mary Wilson and Gavin Jennings.

Irish Govt describes humanitarian crises in Yemen as "worst in the world"

Irish Govt describes humanitarian crises in Yemen as "worst in the world"

Orla Guerin, International Correspondent, with the BBC, reports on the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Yemen.

Plans to raise target for offshore renewable energy

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.

Buckingham Palace investigates allegations of bullying by Duchess of Sussex

Buckingham Palace investigates allegations of bullying by Duchess of Sussex

Jonny Dymond, Royal Correspondent for BBC News, previews the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's Oprah Winfrey interview.

Choice Music Prize - Celebrating Irish Music

Choice Music Prize - Celebrating Irish Music

Sinéad Crowley looks ahead to the Choice Music Prize which celebrates the Irish album of the year and because of Covid-19 restrictions it's taking place on 2FM's Tracy Clifford show and live on the RTE Player.

7.10am Its Says In The Papers

7.10am Its 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 Petual Martyn who spoke to Cathriona Hallahan, Managing Director, Microsoft.

8.35am Business News

8.35am Business News

Presented by Petual Martyn.

7.35am Sports News

7.35am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill.

8.35am Sport News

8.35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Liz Colman of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

Morning Ireland

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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