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    Analysts predict rush to take out health insurance ahead of new levy

    Dermot Goode, analyst with totalhealthcover.ie, says the health insurance 'late entry' levy will encourage people to take out health insurance

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    Countdown to new health insurance 'late entry' levy

    Leo Varadkar, Minister for Health, discusses the introduction of a health insurance 'late entry' levy and reports of 'excessive' HSE expenses

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    Draft HSE audit highlights 'excessive' travel claims

    Daniel McConnell, Political Correspondent with the Independent Newspaper group, reports on a HSE audit regarding travel claims

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    Business leaders support forum to consider pay and tax

    Danny McCoy, Ibec Chief Executive, says the organisation will participate, if invited, in the Government's proposed pay and tax forum

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    NCT-by-night: 24-hour testing under way to clear backlog

    Conor Faughnan, Director of Consumer Affairs with AA, welcomes the introduction of 24-hour testing at NCT centres in Dublin and Cork

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    Ebola-hit countries appeal for donor assistance

    Damien Queally, Plan Ireland's deputy regional director for the West Africa region, discusses what the European Union can do to help the worst Ebola-hit countries as a conference on the matter is held in Brussels

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    Body parts found in search in hunt for missing British teenager

    Fiona Mitchell, London Correspondent, has the latest on the disappearance of missing teenager Becky Watts in England

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    New online television service for international RTÉ audiences

    Muirne Laffan, MD RTÉ Digital, discusses the launch of RTÉ's new worldwide app which will make RTÉ TV content available outside Ireland

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    Time running out for Lotto winner who bought ticket in Mayo

    Pat McGrath, Western Correspondent, says a Lotto winner has until Friday to collect a €2.9 million win. The ticket was bought in Tesco, Claremorris, Co Mayo, last November

    Would you consult your GP via video conference on a smartphone?

    Dr Ray Walley, Chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO, discusses a new initiative from insurer Aviva offering access to doctors by phone or video conference

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