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Go in-depth on some of the stories from RTÉ Radio 1's Morning Ireland, Ireland's biggest radio programme. And each Friday listen back to the stories that had the nation talking with 'The Week in News'.

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Go in-depth on some of the stories from RTÉ Radio 1's Morning Ireland, Ireland's biggest radio programme. And each Friday listen back to the stories that had the nation talking with 'The Week in News'.

    The Week In News

    The Week In News

    Policing and racism in the US; Anger over house parties in Cork; Tyrone midwife on cover of Vogue; New suspect in Madeleine McCann case; Parents of children with special needs plead for return to school; Irish water infrastructure; Was Sweden's Covid plan wrong; Rise in calls to Immigrant Council of Ireland; Minding Creative Minds

    • 48 min
    The Week In News

    The Week In News

    Riots in Minneapolis; Michael O'Leary calls for end to "pointless" quarantine; Dominic Cummings survives; Dublin Mountains to be more walker-friendly; Nursing home deaths; Fianna Fáil wants restrictions eased; South American hit team arrested; Chris Patten on Hong Kong; An Irish Blessing

    • 52 min
    The Week In News

    The Week In News

    Door falls off Air Corps helicopter mid-flight; When will cancer screening resume?; Flanagan apology over Cahersiveen DP centre; ECDC plans for second Covid wave; Green leadership heave?; UK publishes Brexit plans; Carbon neutral farming; Loyalist threats to journalists; ASTI unhappy with Leaving Cert indemnity; Brandon's dream to become a nurse

    • 59 min
    The Race for a Vaccine

    The Race for a Vaccine

    In the latest episode of Morning Ireland Extra, Cian McCormack checked in with scientists he'd spoken to earlier about the development of a Covid-19 vaccine. He looks at the science, the manufacturing and the ethics

    • 37 min
    The Week In News

    The Week In News

    Nursing home owner tells of distress over Covid deaths; FG and FF agree roadmap to form Govt; Irishman questioned over Covid scam; Food producers under pressure; Increase in illegal dumping; Struggle of people with disabilities during Covid restrictions; Health insurers part-reimburse premiums; 'Ireland Remembers'; Postcards from our listeners

    • 54 min
    On the frontline of Covid-19 in New York

    On the frontline of Covid-19 in New York

    Cian McCormack spoke to Angela Roberts, originally from Dublin but who has worked as an operating room nurse in New York for the past 23 years, and to Michael Dowling, CEO of Northwell Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in New York state

    • 44 min

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