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“All steps will be taken to prevent that from happening”
Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, discusses the economic impact of Covid-19 on the country as he expects this year's budget deficit to reach €23 billion.
People who tested positive at weekend to alert contacts
Dr Denis McCauley, chair of the GP Committee of the Irish Medical Organisation, discusses how some Covid cases are being asked to contact their own close contacts.
Covid restrictions to push Budget deficit up to €23bn
Seamus Coffey, UCC economist and former chair of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, assesses the challenges facing the economy as a budget deficit of €23 billion is predicted for this year.
€500 on-the-spot fines for breaches of restrictions
Paul Cunningham, Political Correspondent, reports on the introduction of fines for those who breach COVID-19 regulations under new legislation.
Early ballots take on new significance for US voters
Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, visits a polling station in Virginia to speak to early voters.
Keeping patients in touch with loved ones
Cian McCormack reports on an initiative at South Tipperary General Hospital to keep patients in touch with friends and family.