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Morning Ireland

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Morning Ireland Friday 7 May 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

Our selection of stories: Amnesty for British soldiers?; Tories take Hartlepool; Accessing vaccination centres; Releasing vaccine patents; Is Ireland's hotel quarantine too harsh?; Racism in Ireland; Manchester Utd fans protest SuperLeague; Helping women back to work; Council fails to stop huge wedding celebration; Travelling to see loved ones

Morning Ireland, Friday 7th May

Morning Ireland, Friday 7th May

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

'There is hope based on the evidence we are seeing' - HSE's Paul Reid

'There is hope based on the evidence we are seeing' - HSE's Paul Reid

Paul Reid, HSE Chief Executive, discusses the latest Covid trends and the vaccine rollout.

Country prepares for further reopening

Country prepares for further reopening

Fintan Gavin, Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross, Caroline Hynes, Retailer from Mullingar, and Frank Hackett, Limerick-based barber, on why they are looking forward to the further easing of Covid-19 restrictions on Monday.

Reunions on the horizon as intercounty travel returns next week

Reunions on the horizon as intercounty travel returns next week

Éilís Sheehy speaks with people about their plans for next week and beyond as Covid-19 restrictions will be further eased from Monday.

Major win for Boris Johnson's Conservatives in UK

Major win for Boris Johnson's Conservatives in UK

Sean Whelan, London Correspondent, reports on the result of the UK by-election in Hartlepool and other events of Super Thursday.

Early election results provide huge bounce for Boris Johnson

Early election results provide huge bounce for Boris Johnson

George Parker, Political Editor at the Financial Times, gives his reaction to the early results in the latest UK Elections.

Housing and by-election dominate domestic political headlines

Housing and by-election dominate domestic political headlines

Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, reports that the options the Government is examining to stop so called 'Cuckoo' funds from bulk buying new homes are unlikely to be concluded quickly.

Move away from Stormont House Agreement described as a 'breach of trust'

Move away from Stormont House Agreement described as a 'breach of trust'

Doug Beattie MLA, Justice Spokesperson for the Ulster Unionist Party, reacts to reports of a possible ban on prosecutions for crimes committed during the Troubles prior to the Good Friday Agreement.

Preparations for tomorrow's Darkness Into Light walk

Preparations for tomorrow's Darkness Into Light walk

Amy Ní Riada reports from Killarney ahead of the annual Pieta House Darkness Into Light event.

National Gallery of Ireland prepares to reopen doors

National Gallery of Ireland prepares to reopen doors

Sean Rainbird, Director of the National Gallery of Ireland, says the Gallery will reopen on Monday with a new exhibition.

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 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 Dermot O'Leary, Chief Economist at Goodbody.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Aoife Kealy of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Ciara Ní Bhroin.

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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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