Popular RTE radio show cancelled for 'couple of weeks' due to Covid-19

By Amy Donohoe

A popular RTE Radio One show will be off-air the next "couple of weeks" thanks to "the effects of Covid-19 on staff and guests"

Radio One's Late Debate hosted by Katie Hannon won't be back on the airwaves until February.

The show's Twitter page posted: "We're off air for a couple of weeks due to the effects of Covid on staff and guests.

"We'll be back in February."

The show usually sees Katie Hannon bring listeners live debates, in-depth interviews and analysis of the political stories of the day.

It usually airs on RTE Radio One from 10:00pm to 11:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

The show option on RTE’s website currently reads: THE PROGRAMME IS CURRENTLY OFF-AIR.

The programme ended for the Christmas period on December 16.

It comes as workplaces across the nation are facing staff shortages due to Ireland’s highest wave of Covid.

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