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Morning Ireland, Friday 26th November
1:08:25Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Aine Lawlor and Mary Wilson.
UK imposes travel ban on six African countries
5:24Enda Brady, Sky News Correspondent, discusses the UK travel ban for six African nations due to rising concerns over a new variant of Covid-19.
Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine approved for children aged 5 - 11
8:13Christine Loscher, Professor of Immunology at Dublin City University, discusses the EMA's decision to extend the use of the Comirnaty vaccine for children aged 5-11.
EU to stop travel to member states from southern African
5:47Suzanne Lynch, Politico Brussels Playbook author, on how Europe is responding to the new variant of Covid-19 that has been found in South Africa.
556 Covid-19 patients in hospital, 126 in ICU
11:00Paul Reid, HSE Chief Executive, discusses the ongoing Covid-19 situation - including a new variant found in South Africa, booster vaccines, masks and vaccines for school children.
What do we know about this new variant?
4:31Dr. Theo Sanderson, pathogen researcher at the Crick Institute in the UK on the new variant of Covid-19 that has been detected in Southern Africa.
300% charge hike recommended for city centre parking
3:23Michael Brennan, Political Editor of the Business Post, discusses recommendations on parking and congestion as outlined in a study published by the Department of Transport.
Fears price hikes for parking would damage city centres
3:11Richard Guiney, CEO of Dublin Town, reacts to recommendations on parking and congestion as outlined in a study published by the Department of Transport.
Consumer caution warned this Black Friday
3:11Siobhan Maguire, Consumer Journalist, discusses the Amazon workers strike as Black Friday begins.
€50,000 worth of toys for children in Direct Provision
3:15Daniel Lambert, Chief Operating Officer of Bohemian Football Club, discusses the club's toy drive for children living in direct provision.