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Morning Ireland Friday 9 April 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

The Week In News

The Week In News

A selection of stories from the week: Riots in Northern Ireland; AstraZeneca and blood clots; Derek Chauvin trial; Citizens Assembly winds up; Martens freed on bail; Data on outdoor transmission of Covid; Trouble in Jordan; Listowel Writers Week; Three women flee mandatory hotel quarantine; Death of Veronica Dunne.

A seventh consecutive night of violence in Northern Ireland

A seventh consecutive night of violence in Northern Ireland

Vincent Kearney, Northern Editor, reports that rioters were on the streets of Belfast again last night.

'Words are not enough' - Sinn Féin says action and leadership are needed in north

'Words are not enough' - Sinn Féin says action and leadership are needed in north

Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin leader, discusses the political situation in the North.

Calls for peace from both sides in Northern Ireland

Calls for peace from both sides in Northern Ireland

Moore Holmes, loyalist activist, and Dr David Bruce, moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ireland, discuss the outbreak of violence in Belfast over the last week.

American concerns over unrest in Northern Ireland

American concerns over unrest in Northern Ireland

Brendan Boyle, US Congressman, discusses the current political situation in Northern Ireland.

PSNI say no blast bombs have been thrown during unrest

PSNI say no blast bombs have been thrown during unrest

Vincent Kearney, Northern Editor, says the PSNI has recieved no reports of blast bombs being used in the North in the last week.

US vaccine rollout trumps the EU

US vaccine rollout trumps the EU

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, reports from Virginia on the US vaccine rollout and why it is so far ahead of the EU.

Positive Covid-19 trends to be seen

Positive Covid-19 trends to be seen

Niamh O'Beirne, the HSE's National lead for Covid-19 Testing and Tracing, says five new walk in test centres will open.

Covid-19 continues to rage across Brazil

Covid-19 continues to rage across Brazil

Dr Lara Kretzer, ICU Doctor in Hospital Nereu Ramos in Florianópolis City, Southern Brazil, says staff at the hospital feel helpless, they are so tired and there is no end in sight.

New offshore wind development could lead to cleaner energy

New offshore wind development could lead to cleaner energy

Michael McNamara, Independent TD for Clare, on the significance of the proposed development of a floating offshore wind development project off the coast of Clare and Kerry.

7:10 It Says In The Papers

7:10 It Says In The Papers

Presented by John. S. Doyle.

8:10 It Says In The Papers

8:10 It Says In The Papers

Presented by John. S. Doyle.

7:35am Sports News

7:35am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Adam Maguire speaks to Marty Carr from the Ireland Golf Tour Operators Association.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Liz Coleman of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Susan Jackson.

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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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