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Journalist Richard Brooks and tax expert Brian Keegan discuss Apple's claim that its Irish subsidiaries pay corporation tax of 2%. Geraldine Harney and David McCullagh report on the political reaction to Minister Alan Shatter's statement on the penalty points controversy. Mark Hennessy, of the Irish Times, reports that a Donegal man's been charged with murdering four soldiers in the IRA Hyde Park bombing.
Ingrid Miley and Minister Brendan Howlin discuss the revised public-sector pay deal reached today at the LRC. Eimear Lowe and David Davin-Power report on the third day of Health Committee hearings on the abortion Bill. Paschal Sheehy reports on evidence heard at the inquest into the deaths of five men who died during the sinking of the Tit Bonhomme.
The Wallace/ Shatter controversy -Labour TD Kevin Humphries. Psychiatrists address the Oireachtas Health Committe on abortion. Catholic Church's National Board for Safeguarding Children Annual Report- CEO Ian Elliott.
The latest from the Health Committee hearings on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill. Hay is distributed to farms as the fodder crisis continues. The latest on the crisis in Syria with Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute.