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Morning Ireland Wednesday 5 May 2021

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville.

Morning Ireland, Wednesday 5th May

Morning Ireland, Wednesday 5th May

Live news, sports and business presented by Rachael English and Audrey Carville.

'People with disabilities need supports to live independently' - Ombudsman

'People with disabilities need supports to live independently' - Ombudsman

Peter Tyndall, Ombudsman, discusses his report into the experiences of younger people living in nursing homes.

Calls for further action as first time buyers struggle to get on property ladder

Calls for further action as first time buyers struggle to get on property ladder

Richard Boyd Barrett, Solidarity People Before Profit TD, reacts to the Government's proposed housing legislation approved by Cabinet yesterday.

Boosting skills and confidence ahead of return to work

Boosting skills and confidence ahead of return to work

Gill Stedman reports on a course for women in Cork city who are considering returning to the workforce.

Complications with getting a vaccine for some

Complications with getting a vaccine for some

Joan O'Sullivan explores how there are difficulties for some people gaining access to vaccination centres in certain parts of the country.

Further concerns raised over mandatory hotel quarantine

Further concerns raised over mandatory hotel quarantine

Vincent Guérend, French Ambassador to Ireland, outlines his concerns over Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine system.

Key contender in Dublin Bay South by-election expected to be announced today

Key contender in Dublin Bay South by-election expected to be announced today

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, on today's political issues including the latest on the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates, new minimum alcohol pricing laws, and an internal struggle within Derry Sinn Féin's ranks.

Scotland heads to the poles with independence top of the agenda

Scotland heads to the poles with independence top of the agenda

Sean Whelan, London Correspondent, discusses the Scottish parliament election due on Thursday and the final live TV debate in the race to Holyrood.

Online racism a growing problem in Ireland

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.

Price of stamps on the rise

Price of stamps on the rise

David McRedmond, Chief Executive of An Post, explains why the price of a stamp is being increased at the end of the month.

Frustration over long waits for driving tests

Frustration over long waits for driving tests

Seán Sherlock, Cork East TD says 180,000 people are waiting to sit either a theory test or a driving test.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly.

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by Fiona Kelly.

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

Brian Finn speaks to John Finn, Managing Director of Treasury Solutions Limited.

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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