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Morning Ireland Monday 19 April 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Monday, 19th April 2021

Monday, 19th April 2021

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

Calls for changes to stalking laws in Ireland

Calls for changes to stalking laws in Ireland

Eve McDowell and Una Ring speak about their experiences of stalking as they appeal to Helen McEntee, Minister for Justice, to introduce specific legislation on stalking.

Light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

Light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

Paul Cullen, Health Editor of The Irish Times, says with case numbers continuing to fall there are grounds for optimism.

Government expected to space out intervals between Covid-19 doses

Government expected to space out intervals between Covid-19 doses

Dr Beth Brint, Immunologist at UCC, discusses the evidence supporting extension of the interval between vaccine doses.

Prison Officers say they're concerned over lack of vaccine clarity from government

Prison Officers say they're concerned over lack of vaccine clarity from government

John Clinton, General Secretary of the Prison Officers Association on why it has directed its members to adhere strictly to their duties in the prisons in what is effectively a withdrawal of goodwill by prison staff.

Coping mechanisms as pandemic takes its toll on mental health

Coping mechanisms as pandemic takes its toll on mental health

Dr Sabina Brennan, Health psychologist & neuroscientist, advises on how to cope with the mental fatigue caused by lockdown.

Government likely to continue with gradual reopening of coutry

Government likely to continue with gradual reopening of coutry

John Downing, Irish Independent, on what the Government is likely to do next in relation to Covid-19 restrictions and the vaccine rollout programme.

Czech Republic expels 18 Russian Diplomats

Czech Republic expels 18 Russian Diplomats

Rob Cameron, BBC Correspondent in Prague reports that the Czech Republic will today tell NATO and the EU that it suspects Russian operatives were behind a 2014 explosion in the country.

First ever helicopter flight on Mars

First ever helicopter flight on Mars

Leo Enright, member of the Board of Governors of the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, discusses how the first helicopter flight on Mars will take place today.

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, including the 2021 Munster Football Championship draw.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presented by Darren Frehill, including the draw for the 2021 Munster Hurling Championship.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Petula Martyn speaks to Dr. Kara McGann, Head of Social Policy at Ibec.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Aoife Kealy 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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