Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon surges to 12-year high
Our reporter Cillian Sherlock has been speaking to Erika Berenguer a Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford.
Efforts to keep annual Christmas dinner for those living alone
Margaret Brown - who has been organising Christmas dinner for those living alone and in difficult circumstances for the past 34 years in Blackrock in Dublin - tells us how she is going to manage it this year.
Ahern: British govt did not want Finucane public inquiry
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern speaks about the agreement he reached with Tony Blair in 2001 on the case of the murdered 39 year old solicitor Pat Finucane.
Cabinet approves purchase of Moderna Covid vaccine
Our Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers has the latest on the progress of vaccine roll out as the European Medicines Agency says it'll meet on Dec 29 to consider the emergency approval of the BioNTech and Pfizer vaccine.
Places of worship reopen under Level 3
Our Social and Religious Affairs Correspondent Ailbhe Connelly has been talking to worshippers and clergy as churches reopen under Level 3.
Retailers reopen across the country
As Level 5 ends, Our reporter Cian McCormack talks to shops and services; Business Editor Will Goodbody chats to shoppers; while Coílin O'Reilly of Dublin City Council explains who they will manage the numbers of shoppers on the streets this Christmas.
The changing face of the high street
Corina Gaffey, Stylist and writer on reports that the Arcadia chain of shops looks set to go into administration
Govt advice on the increased wearing of face masks welcomedasks
Professor Jack Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Mater Hospital in Dublin
Work starts on building at Limerick's Opera site
Dee Ryan, CEO of Limerick Chamber on work beginning on one of Limerick's biggest commercial development sites
Do GPs have the capacity to deal with a Covid vaccination programme?
Dr Denis McCauley, Chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO & GP in Carndonagh, Co Donegal
Former British serviceman recalls aftermath of the 'Warrenpoint' ambush
Graham Eve, one of the first to arrive on the scene in the aftermath was a young British soldier, Graham Eve, he spoke to us about what happened that day that 18 soldiers were killed
Dail's PAC divided over what should happen following SF's Brian Stanley tweet
Cillian Sherlock has been speaking to a number of members of the Dail's Public Accounts Committee, following the tweet at the weekend from its Chair, Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley, about an IRA attack on the British army in 1979
Sinn Féin respond to Brian Stanley tweet
Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin TD on a tweet by party TD Brian Stanley about IRA's Narrow Water killing of 18 British soldiers in 1979
Are you ready for the Toy Show?
Ryan gives Bryan a taste of the excitement to come on tonight's Late Late Toy show
Santa for Seniors in Tipp
Cian McCormack reports on a project by Gardai in Tipperary to bring joy and gifts to elderly people in nursing homes on the run up to Christmas.
New 6 day Rosslare France ferry service
Rosslare Europort's General Manager Glenn Carr.
EU offers to return 18% of fish from UK waters
Europe Editor Tony Connelly has the latest on negotiations, reaction from EU Minister Fianna Fáil TD Thomas Byrne
Business concerns over New Year lockdown
Neill McDonnell of ISME on easing of restrictions
Can we reopen safely?
Professor Emer Shelley, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Cabinet decides on easing of restrictions
Our Political Correspondent Micheal Lehane reports
Govt to seeks special status for 'Irish Grass Fed Beef'
Fran McNulty, Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Correspondent on how the Irish Govt is to seek EU approval to grant 'Irish Grass Fed Beef' special status under the Union's Protected Geographical Indication Status
Do remote workers need a law in order to switch off?
Gill Steadman has been looking at the issue of whether Ireland needs legislation on the 'right to disconnect' or whether our current laws in the area already provide for this?
Justice Minister addresses Dáil on judicial appointment process
Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent reports
Reaction to Tánaiste's remarks re NI travel
Colum Eastwood, Leader of the SDLP on his reaction to comments from Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, regarding concerns about the dangers of higher coronavirus infection rates in the north
Significant shortcomings in care of child - report
Niall Muldoon, Children's Ombudsman on his report which shows there were significant shortcomings by Tusla and HSE in the care of a child with profound disabilities
Plans for contact tracing to go back 7 days from 48 hours
Paul Reid, HSE Chief Executive on how it's planned from the middle of next month, contact tracing will go back 7 days from the current 48 hours
EMA head signals Christmas vaccine approval
Emer Cooke, Executive Director of the European Medicines Agency talks to us about how 'all going well' she's very holpeful there could be a positive opinion on vaccine approval before Christmas
Wright 'shook' over online abuse
Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor reports
Submission call on Dying with Dignity Bill
James Lawless TD, Chair of the Oireachtas Committee invites public submissions on the Dying with Dignity Bill up to January 22nd
Three households to be allowed meet
Micheál Lehane, Political Correspondent reports on how the cabinet are due to meet on Friday lunchtime to discuss arrangements for Christmas
GAA medal recovered
Martin O'Connell, former Meath football star, whose 1987 medal, was among a number of items taken from his parents' home last Tuesday speaks to us after it was recovered
Eir appear at Dail committee
Tommy Meskill of our political staff reports from Leinster House
First audiology case settled
Vivienne Traynor, Courts Reporter
Two-way food ban 'reflection of many issues of Brexit'
Our Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Fran McNulty reports on
Irish born head of Oxford University on recent vaccine success
Professor Louise Richardson discusses the completion of Phase three of Covid vaccine trials at Oxford.
HSE apologises to family of Lisa Niland
The HSE has apologised to the family of a 19 year old woman who died from a brain hemorrhage after a delay in arranging a CT scan. Vivienne Traynor reports.
Pre-pandemic flying levels won't return until 2021
We speak to Ryanair CEO Eddie Wilson
Revenue call on businesses to get Brexit ready
Lynda Slattery, head of Revenue's Brexit Policy Unit, is calling on small businesses to engage ahead of the Brexit deadline.
Cabinet look at Covid restrictions
Michéal Lehane, our political correspondent, reports that Cabinet has met for the first of two meetings this week to decide how Ireland will exit Level 5 restrictions next week.
PUP extended until March 2021
Heather Humphreys, Minister for Social Protection and Rural & Community Development, discusses the PUP extension and what she expects to happen with Covid restrictions
Efforts to prevent Christmas tree theft get underway
Superintendent Declan McCarthy discusses the beginning of Operation Hurdle, designed to prevent raids on Christmas tree farms.
What now for the annual Christmas party?
Our reporter Gill Stedman looks at Christmas party options in a time of Covid.
Coalition party leaders meet over exiting Level 5
Hospitality remains a key sticking point for NPHET and the Government. Adrian Cummins of the Restaurant Association looks ahead to the potential lifting of Covid restrictions.
Taoiseach remains hopeful Brexit deal can be agreed
Sandra Hurley of our political staff reports on comments made by Taoiseach Micheál Martin at Dublin Port this morning
Co-living developments to be halted into the future
Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O'Brien explains why co-living developments are to be halted.
Data shows Oxford/AstraZeneca jab 70% effective against Covid-19
Professor Adrian Hill, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin who is leading the Oxford vaccine trial, explains this latest exciting development.
Sage advice from Cavan centenarian
Cavan man Arthur Saunders is celebrating his 100th birthday in lockdown today.
RNLI and Coastgaurds safety appeal to swimmers
Kevin Rahill, RNLI's Water Safety Lead.
NI businesses reopen ahead of new Covid measures
Deputy First Minister in the Northern Ireland Executive Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill
Brexit deal 95% ready but gaps remain
Our Europe Editor Tony Connelly
HSE take over Kerry nursing home
We talk to the HSE's Chief Operations Officer Anne O'Connor
Emissions target will be missed despite fall - EPA
Eamon Ryan Minister for Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport
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