Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Monday - Friday, 07.00 - 09.00

Des Cahill

Des Cahill is reluctant to age himself ... but he is the only member of the team who worked on Morning Ireland in its first year - 1984!

Des moved permanently from News to Sport in 1987, and has since covered seven Olympic Games, World Cups, Tours de France, Ryder Cup, Triple Crowns, Grand Nationals, and of course, a bucket load of All-Ireland Finals!!

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Animal groups warn of 'pandemic of stolen dogs'

Cian McCormack reports on the increased number of suspected dog thefts, as demand for pets soars under Covid-19

Aran Islands: will you be welcome?

Tourists want to visit the Aran Islands but some locals worry it's too soon, as Teresa Mannion reports

Donating blood in the time of Covid-19

Amy Ní Riada reports on the challenges facing the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, which has seen a 13% drop in donations



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