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RTÉ - Drivetime

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Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:33:59 +0000

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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000

The Taoiseach says the government's doesn't have the resources to meet the pay claims from teachers and Gardai. Speaking a short time ago; Enda Kenny said sensitive discussions were ongoing and he hoped our streets would not be left bereft of Gardai. Danny McConnell is Political Editor for the Irish Examiner and Barry Lenihan spoke to us.

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000

The US expects the so-called Islamic State group to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city of Mosul. Thousands of people have fled the city, with up to 1.5 million civilians are thought to still be in Mosul, and another 5,000 IS fighters. Jonathan Rugman spoke to Drivetime.

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Gardaí Strike

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000

In August the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors voted to accept the Lansdowne Road Agreement - with 71% backing the move. Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said that if gardaí go on strike, people will never look at the force the same way again. More with Bill Roche, Prof of Ind Relations and HR at UCD.

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Farmers and the Budget

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000

The Government says new measures introduced in Tuesday's Budget will help farmers after an exceptionally poor year. Minister Michael Creed joined us from Cork. The Agriculture Minister Michael Creed says farmers will be given extra time to pay their tax bills and also given access to a new low-interest loan fund following Tuesday's Budget.

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