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    What next for Gaza following ceasefire agreement?

    Raji Sourani, Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, says Gaza can start to rebuild now that a long term truce has been agreed between Hamas and Israel

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    Doubt in Israel over Gaza ceasefire

    Daniel Nisman, security analyst and president of Levantine Group consultancy, reports that Israelis are sceptical about whether the ceasefire will hold

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    How to pay the second home tax

    Paul McSweeney, Chief Executive of the Local Government Management Agency, discusses the methods for paying the NPPR charge and what to do if you're having difficulty meeting the expense

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    Good news in sight for Castlerea residents

    Conor Barrins reports from Castlerea as reccuring boil water notices continue in the Co Roscommon town, and speaks to Irish Water on a possible solution

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    LRC negotiations on consultants' pay breakdown

    Barry O'Brien, National Director of Human Resources, HSE, outlines why negotiations with the IMO on consultants' pay and career structure broke down at the Labour Relations Commission

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    Talks over consultants' pay collapse

    Barry O'Brien, National Director of Human Resources at the HSE, outlines why negotiations with the IMO on consultants' pay and career structure broke down at the Labour Relations Commission

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    Process for assessing doctors' experience proves stumbling block

    Steve Tweed, Director of Industrial Relations at the Irish Medical Organisation, discusses why talks with the HSE broke down

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    Long-term and systematic child abuse uncovered in Yorkshire town

    Chris Burn, journalist with the Sheffield Star newspaper, reports on the sexual abuse of at least 1,400 children in the English town of Rotherham

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    Is a ceasefire in Ukraine on the horizon?

    Daniel McLaughlin, Foreign Correspondent with the Irish Times, says Ukraine is facing pressure from all sides, as negotiations between the Russian and Ukrainian presidents get under way

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    Gardaí appeal for information after alleged sexual assault

    Cathal McMahon, from the Irish Daily Mirror, discusses the latest developments in a garda hunt for three men following an alleged sexual assault on a young woman in Dublin on Sunday night

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    WHO calls for e-cigarette regulation

    Dr Armando Peruga, programme manager of the World Health Organisation's Tobacco Free Initiative, discusses the potential dangers of e-cigarettes

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    Limerick city thrives as the National City of Culture: Part 1

    Petula Martyn reports on dramatic street art projects that have transformed sites in Limerick city. To see more photos, click here and to listen to the entire series, click here

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    Two days to go until Electric Picnic

    Jackie Fox gets a sneak peek of this weekend's Electric Picnic at Stradbally in Co Laois. To see Jackie's photos from the Electric Picnic, click here

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    Three Irish students scoop global science competition

    Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow, fifth year students from Kinsale Community School, express their delight at winning the top prize at the Google Science Fair in California

    What do Iraqi Kurds in Ireland make of the situation in Iraq?

    Carole Coleman talks to Iraqi Kurds living in Ireland about their concerns for family members in northern Iraq, some of whom are engaged in the fight against the self-styled Islamic State

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