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Morning Ireland Tuesday 20 April 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

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

Tuesday, 20th April 2021

Tuesday, 20th April 2021

Live news and sports presented by Audrey Carville and Mary Wilson.

Positive trends reported by NPHET

Positive trends reported by NPHET

Fergal Bowers, Health Correspondent, reports on the improving Covid-19 situation and the detection of three cases of the Indian variant in Ireland.

Cabinet meeting set to discuss Covid latest

Cabinet meeting set to discuss Covid latest

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, discusses what is likely to be raised at this morning's Government Cabinet meeting.

Three cases of Indian variant detected in Ireland

Three cases of Indian variant detected in Ireland

Dr Gerald Barry, Assistant Professor of Virology at UCD on the Indian Coronavirus variant which has now been detected in Ireland.

Insurance companies deduct state subsidies on Covid claims

Insurance companies deduct state subsidies on Covid claims

Seán Fleming, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, discusses the deduction in insurance payouts for business making Covid-19 interruption claims.

Closing arguments heard in Derek Chauvin murder trial

Closing arguments heard in Derek Chauvin murder trial

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, Reports on the closing arguments in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd.

Gerry Hutch European Arrest Warrant

Gerry Hutch European Arrest Warrant

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, on a European Arrest Warrant being issued for the arrest of Gerry Hutch in connection with the 2016 Regency Hotel attack.

Alexei Navalny transferred to prison hospital while on hunger strike

Alexei Navalny transferred to prison hospital while on hunger strike

Sarah Rainsford, BBC Moscow Correspondent, discusses the deteriorating health of Alexei Navalny during his hunger strike in Russia.

The end of the beautiful game as we know it?

The end of the beautiful game as we know it?

Robbie Irvin, Chairperson of the Official Liverpool Supporters Club in Kildare, and Eddie Gibbons, Branch Secretary of the Kevin Moran Manchester United Dublin Supporters Club, react to the European Super League plans fallout.

Stobart Air bought by Ettyl

Stobart Air bought by Ettyl

Eoghan Corry, Editor of Air & Travel magazine, on Stobart Air, which operates the Aer Lingus regional service, being bought by Isle of Man-based Ettyl.

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 draw for the 2021 Leinster Senior Football Championship.

8:35am Sports News

8:35am Sports News

Presesnted by Darren Frehill including the draw for the 2021 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship.

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Petula Martyn speaks to Adrienne Gormley, Chief Operating Officer, N26.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Gerry Murphy 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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