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May says trade solution is in everyone's interests

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:56:08 +0100

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said it is in everyone's interests to find a creative solution on a future trading relationship with the European Union.

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Taoiseach gives 'cautious welcome' to May's speech

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:53:59 +0100

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has given a "cautious welcome" to the British Prime Minister's keynote Brexit speech.

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Ryanair staff told they must take unpaid leave

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:31:30 +0100

Ryanair has told cabin crew staff based at England's East Midlands airport that due to a winter reduction in aircraft, all Customer Service Supervisors must take a six week block of unpaid leave.

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Trump says Kim 'will be tested like never before'

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:41:47 +0100

North Korea's Kim Jong-un "will be tested like never before," US President Donald Trump said as the two leaders continued to trade insults and Pyongyang threatened to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.

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Top gardaí says falsifying breath tests unacceptable

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:04:55 +0100

Garda management has described the behaviour of gardaí in falsifying breath tests as unacceptable.

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Culture Night 2017 - switch on culture nationwide

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:46:30 +0100

As RTÉ hold court in Dublin Castle, we bring you Culture Night updates from across the country.

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Iraqi teenager charged over London tube bombing

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:20:56 +0100

An Iraqi asylum seeker has appeared in court charged with attempted murder over the Parsons Green Tube terror attack.

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GNI hopes to restore gas supply in the west by Sunday

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:54:48 +0100

Gas Networks Ireland has said it hopes to restore full access to the gas supply in Mayo and Galway by Sunday afternoon, after odourless gas was added due to a technical fault at the Shell facility in Bellanboy.

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Newstalk confirms Hook stepping down from lunch slot

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:44:31 +0100

Newstalk has confirmed that George Hook will be stepping down from his lunchtime radio programme, following controversy over comments he made about rape.

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Tribunal told woman was not coerced to make statement

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:40:01 +0100

A garda inspector has told the Disclosures Tribunal that she did not put pressure on Garda Keith Harrison's partner to make a statement alleging that he threatened her.

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Hydrogen-powered car gets first spin on Irish roads

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:21:53 +0100

A mass-produced hydrogen-powered car has driven on Irish roads for the first time.

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Community schools to phase out religious separation

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:59:59 +0100

State-run Community National Schools are to phase out the separation of children into different groups at certain times based on their religion.

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Uber loses licence to operate in London

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:21:23 +0100

Transport for London has announced that Uber will not be issued with an operating licence after its current deal expires on 30 September.

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Museum ready for arrival of Seanad 'national treasures'

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:16:38 +0100

The renovation of the Ceramics Room in the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street, Dublin has been completed at a cost of €1.2 million.

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Eirgrid to reduce Gridwest plans

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:34:41 +0100

Eirgrid has announced that it is to reduce the plans for Gridwest - a power route running through Mayo and Roscommon that was to connect large amounts of renewable energy to the grid.

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UN estimates $200m needed to help Rohingya refugees

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:00:02 +0100

A senior UN official has said an estimated $200 million would be needed to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh for six months.

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Iarnród Éireann put on notice over industrial action

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:17:18 +0100

Rail passengers could face disruption next month due to possible industrial action in a dispute over pay

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Low number of solicitors attending garda interviews

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:40:36 +0100

The entitlement of suspects to have a solicitor present during garda interviews needs to be enshrined in legislation, a conference in Dublin has heard.

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Funeral mass held in Dublin for Jimmy Magee

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:37:39 +0100

The funeral mass of broadcaster Jimmy Magee has taken place in Dublin, who died on Wednesday at the age of 82.

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Banning zero hour contracts 'disproportionate' - Ibec

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:33:41 +0100

Employers' group Ibec has expressed concerns about proposals to introduce legislation to outlaw zero hours working contracts, which it said could lead to significant costs for all employers.

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