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Morning Ireland Wednesday 7 April 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

'Industrial action by teachers is the last thing anyone wants' - Sinn Féin

'Industrial action by teachers is the last thing anyone wants' - Sinn Féin

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, Sinn Féin spokesperson on education, discusses the teacher unions row with Government over when members will receive Covid-19 vaccines.

Government stands by NIAC's new vaccine rollout plan

Government stands by NIAC's new vaccine rollout plan

Norma Foley, Minister for Education, discusses the threat of strike action by teachers over the Government's vaccine rollout plan and Amy Ní Riada gets reaction from teachers.

PSNI appeal for calm in Northern Ireland as unrest continues

PSNI appeal for calm in Northern Ireland as unrest continues

Mark Lindsay, Chair of the Police Federation for Northern Ireland, says the current unrest is placing a massive strain on the PSNI.

Alliance Party says Bobby Storey funeral has fueled unrest in Northern Ireland

Alliance Party says Bobby Storey funeral has fueled unrest in Northern Ireland

Naomi Long, Alliance Party Leader, says you cannot "divorce" recent criticism of the police and the recent violence against the PSNI.

Further issues with Ireland's mandatory quarantine

Further issues with Ireland's mandatory quarantine

Conor Gallagher, Irish Times Crime Correspondent, reports on an incident yesterday where three people who absconded from hotel quarantine in Dublin were returned to the facility.

Life after a Covid-19 vaccine

Life after a Covid-19 vaccine

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, reports on what kind of changes people can expect in their lives when they get a Covid-19 vaccine.

Spotify being used to boost Northern Ireland tourism

Spotify being used to boost Northern Ireland tourism

Vincent Kearney, Northern Editor, explores a new campaign aiming to entice visitors from the Republic to the North once restrictions ease.

Pandemic leads to major delays in court services

Pandemic leads to major delays in court services

Helen Coughlan, Chair of the Law Society's Family and Child Law Committee, on the serious backlog of cases in the Circuit and District Courts due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Will importing briquettes lead to job losses?

Will importing briquettes lead to job losses?

Ciaran Mullooly, Midlands Correspondent, reports on a proposed increase in the price of briquettes and the fears over jobs.

Caring for your garden in a cold snap

Caring for your garden in a cold snap

Peter Dowdall, Garden Designer, on the impact freezing temperatures forecast for later this week will have on some plants and vegetables.

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.

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Petula Martyn speaks to Neil McDonnell, CEO of ISME.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Andrew Doran-Sherlock of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings.

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Programme Highlights

Integration in education key to tackling racism

In the last in her series on racism in Ireland, Ailbhe Conneely, Religion & Social Affairs Correspondent, looks at how one Cork school has achieved integration amongst students and teachers.

Reported incidents of racism rising in Ireland

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent, explores how the number of reported racist incidents in the country is on the rise

Online racism a growing problem in Ireland

Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent, reports on what's been done across sport, the arts, and media to tackle racism in Ireland.

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