President pays tribute to poets Máire Mhac an tSaoi, Brendan Kennelly; Ireland re-opens; Covid in hospitals; Race inequality in higher education; Baldwin fires prop gun, kills cinematographer; British ex-soldier dies while on trial; Ireland misses emissions target; Wexford Festival Opera; Skeletons in Cork; Mhac an tSaoi and Kennelly remembered
Morning Ireland, Friday 22nd October
Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Aine Lawlor and Mary Wilson.
Is further reopening wise as cases rise?
Dr Mary Favier, Covid Advisor to the Irish College of General Practitioners, discusses the sustained rise in Covid-19 cases, as well as the further easing of restrictions.
Cork Jazz Fest underway as new guidelines introduced
Deirdre O'Shaughnessy, News Editor with the Irish Examiner, on how Cork is preparing for the latest phase of reopening.
HSE issues warning as pressure continues to mount
Paul Reid, Chief Executive of the HSE, discusses renewed pressure on the health service amid rising case numbers.