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    Israel and Hamas agree unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

    Paul Mason, Channel 4 Correspondent, brings us the latest from Gaza
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    Gaza ceasefire period begins

    Rupert Colville, United Nations spokesperson, discusses a call by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, for Israel to be held to account for some of its actions in Gaza
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    Talks on more permanent truce in Gaza under way in Cairo

    Fawaz Gerges, Professor of Middle East Relations at the London School of Economics discusses opportunities arising from the ceasefire for an end to the conflict in Gaza
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    Questions raised over whether Israel and Hamas have committed war crimes

    Fergal Gaynor, an Irish lawyer who has acted at UN War Crimes tribunals and International Criminal Court war crimes trials, discusses issues of international law and war crimes allegations in the Gaza conflict
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    Human leg discovered in Ballyfermot

    RTÉ's Crime Correspondent, Paul Reynolds, reports on the discovery of human remains at a recycling plant
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    HSE says generic drug prices are being driven down

    Shaun Flanagan, Chief Pharmacist for the HSE, discusses the price of pharmaceuticals in Ireland
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    New 'N' plates for newly qualified motorists

    Denis Mahon reports on the introduction of the new 'N' plate for motorists when they pass their driving test
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    ESRI says there's been a 15% drop in loans in negative equity in the last year

    David Duffy, Senior Research Officer, ESRI, discusses new research showing the increase in house prices is reducing negative equity
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    Commonwealth Games end in Scotland as independence vote approaches

    Fiona Mitchell reports from Scotland where voters are gearing up for the forthcoming independence referendum
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    Special report on the testimonies of some of the 200,000 Irish men who served in World War I

    Shane McElhatton presents a special report on some of the Irish men, who served in World War I as the centenary approaches. A web-based project to list Ireland's World War I veterans has 31,000 names listed so far. Contact details can be found on their website, Worldwar1veterans.com.
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    Death in duty: the British who died in 1916

    Justin McCarthy travelled to the north of England where he met relatives of British soldiers who fought and died in the Easter Rising, and who want a permanent memorial to be erected in Dublin

    Calls for Taoiseach to visit graves of Britain's 1916 soldiers

    In the second part of his report, Justin McCarthy spoke to the relatives of some of the British soldiers who survived the Easter Rising and went on to fight in World War I

    Young, enthusiastic and looking for your vote

    Louise Byrne meets a group of young politicians from marginalised backgrounds taking part in a new mentoring programme and Mairead Healy, Executive Director of Future Voices, explains what's in store for participants

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