News At One

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News At One Thursday 21 May 2020

News At One

News At One

News, sport, business and interviews with Aine Lawlor and Claire Byrne.

Taoiseach warns against borrowing way out of crisis

Taoiseach warns against borrowing way out of crisis

We hear contributions from the Dáil on Ireland's COVID-19 response with analysis from our Political Corresondent Paul Cunningham.

Remains found in car recovered from lake

Remains found in car recovered from lake

Our North-East Correspondent Sinéad Hussey reports that the PSNI has confirmed that remains have been found in a car recovered from Lough Erne in Co Fermanagh as part of searches for 54-year-old Michael 'Tony' Lynch.

Courts to sit longer that two hours

Courts to sit longer that two hours

Our Legal Affairs correspondent Orla O Donnell reports that the two hour limit on court hearings will not be staying in force

HSE to report on COVID-19 tests given to employers

HSE to report on COVID-19 tests given to employers

Our Agricuture and Consumer Affairs Correspondent Fran McNulty reports that Health Minister Simon Harris has sought a report from the Health Service Executive into the practice of circulating Covid-19 test results to employers before workers.

Uncertainty facing homeless over COVID-19 accommodation

Uncertainty facing homeless over COVID-19 accommodation

Our reporter Cian McCormack has been speaking to the Depaul charity about the uncertainty hanging over homeless people currently in temporary accommodation

What does it mean when the Irish State can sell its debt at a minus interest rate?

What does it mean when the Irish State can sell its debt at a minus interest rate?

Our Economics Correspondent Robert Shortt explains the significance as the National Treasury Management Agency sells €750m of short-term debt, securing record demand for Government notes carrying a negative interest rate.

Department launch Tourism Recovery Taskforce

Department launch Tourism Recovery Taskforce

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has announced a special Tourism Recovery Taskforce to help the tourism sector through the crisis in travel due to Covid-19, but where are we picturing our summer break this year? Our reporter Aisling Moloney has been finding out.

Coastal homes at risk of climate change flooding

Coastal homes at risk of climate change flooding

Up to 70,000 coastal and riverbank homes could be at risk from coastal flooding caused by climate change over the next 30 years, a Dublin-based data company Gamma Location Intelligence has suggested. We speak to Richard Cantwell, a senior spatial data scientist with the company.

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