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Friday 20th April

Newspaper report claims 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU of British plans to avoid a hard border

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says Irish government's position on Brexit is 'rock solid.' Conservative MP and Brexiteer Bernard Jenkin MP gives his reaction.

Sinn Féin calls for sentencing guidelines for judges

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire the party's Justice spokesperson called for this in return for his party's support of the Judicial Appointments Bill

Dutch criminal gang leader with links to Kinahan Crime gang sentenced to 18 years in prison

Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds says Naoufal Fassih, who hid in a luxury apartment in Dublin while on the run, was convicted of an attempted murder in Amsterdam two and a half years ago

Funeral of 'Big Tom' takes place in County Monaghan

Our Midlands Correspondent Ciarán Mullooly reports from Oram

U-turn on city car ban in Cork

Lord Mayor of Cork, Tony Fitzgerald is holding a special council meeting tonight after traders complained

Former school principal charged with fraud in relation to overstating the number of pupils in her County Longford school

Our North West Correspondent Eileen Magnier reports that Helen O'Gorman of 174 Newtown Lawns, Mullingar received no personal gain from her alleged actions

Special report from Roscommon which in 1983 delivered the biggest vote in favour of inserting the 8th Amendent

Our reporter Emma McNamara visited the county 35 years later with campaigners seeking to repeal the 8th Amendment

Thursday 19th April

Reports of small plane crash in County Antrim

RTÉ's Brendan Wright says the fire service is attending the scene in which a light aircraft came down on the approach to Belfast International Airport

Why work-related illness is so high amongst health workers

Chief Executive of the Health and Safety Authority, Martin O'Halloran on a new study into how employees in healthcare take more sick leave than those in other parts of the workforce

Inquest into hospital transfer death

RTÉ's Southern Editor, Paschal Sheehy reports from an inquest into the death of a man who died while being transferred from hospital in Waterford to Cork for cardiac care

More assaults on prison staff than officially recorded

RTÉ Crime Correspondent, Paul Reynolds reports from the Prison Officers Association Annual Conference on worries about the power wielded by gangs inside the country's jails the number of attacks inside prisons

Minister Naughton's sincere regret over conversation with public relations executive

Corporate Governance Expert, Professor Niamh Brennan of UCD's School of Management says there is a degree of over-egging in the criticisms of Communications Minister's conversation with Eoghan Ó Neachtain as the controversy dominates Dáil proceedings for a second day

Wednesday 18th April

Fans and friends of 'Big Tom' McBride say their goodbyes

Our Midlands Correspondent Ciaran Mullooly reports from Oram, County Monaghan

Investigations continue into terrifying mid-air incident which led to the death of 43 year old banking executive

Fintan Ryan is an aviation expert and former Aer Lingus captain

Pay up or we will dock your pay- warning to TDs and Senators over unpaid Dáil bar tabs

Conor McMorrow of our political staff reports

Warnings as children from disadvantaged areas both 'obese and malnourished'

Chris Macey, Head of Advocacy with the Irish Heart Foundation, told an Oireachtas Committee that childhood obesity is the greatest single threat to the health of this generation of children and young people

LoveBoth launched its campaign in Dublin this morning

Ailbhe Conneely of our political staff was there

Communications Minister Denis Naughton to make Dáil statement on INM, Celtic Media

Business Editor David Murphy reports on claims were raised in the Dáil at Leaders Questions that Minister Naughton had discussions with a PR executive acting for INM about his decision to refer the company's proposed takeover of Celtic Media to the BAI

Tusk in warning to UK over border issue

Justin McCarthy of our Political Staff on how the European Council President, Donald Tusk, says the 'the UK's decision on Brexit has caused the problem, and the UK will have to solve it'

Tuesday 17th April

Disclosures tribunal concludes its hearings on this model

Sandra Hurley reports from Dublin Castle

Opposition parties outline priorities as new Dáil term begins

Our political correspondent Martina Fitzgerald reports

French President Macron warns today's Europeans may become a generation of sleepwalkers who've forgotten the values of the European family

Justin McCarthy of our Political Staff reports from Strasbourg that Emmaneul Macron also made some comments on tax

The President has led tributes to Big Tom whose passing was annouced by his family this morning at the age of 81

Reporter Elaine Keogh spoke to people in Castleblayney and Patrick McFadden, former Managing Director of the Glencarn Hotel pays tribute to the 'gentle giant'

New tenancy scheme will make it a criminal offence for landlords to provide substandard accommodation

Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy hopes the Residential Tenancies Board will have greater powers by summer and described personal attacks on him as useless

Six arrested as part of a Garda investigation into supply of cocaine from Europe to Australia and New Zealand

Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds says the investigation is being carried out by the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau which is working closely with the Australian Federal Police

Monday 16th April

The US awakes to President Trump's response to former-FBI director's interview

The Telegraph's US Correspondent, Harriet Alexander on how Donald Trump has responded to James Comey's claim he was 'morally unfit' to be President

Conductor allegedly assaulted on train between Derry and Belfast

RTÉ's Brendan Wright on how the PSNI is investigating an alleged assault where a woman Translink staff member was grabbed while intervening with a group of rowdy male passengers

Concerns for patients with disabilities in residential care

RTÉ's Religious and Social Affairs Correspondent, Joe Little explains HIQA findings that two residential care settings continue to fail to provide a safe environment for residents

FF claims Taoiseach and Housing Minister 'elitist'

The party's new Spokesman on Housing, Darragh O'Brien on his attack on Leo Varadkar and Eoghan Murphy whom he accuses of being from 'cosseted' backgrounds

Fianna Fail leader gives evidence to Disclosures Tribunal

RTÉ's Sandra Hurley describes the evidence given by Micheál Martin and former Labour Minister, Pat Rabbitte at Dublin Castle

War anticipated if Russian blood shed in further strikes on Syria

Evgeny Buzhinskiy, who heads up the Russian Centre for Policy Studies and is a former General says there wll be war with the US if there is loss of Russian life in any further raids by US, UK or France on Syria. Also, Financial Times Political Editor, George Parker looks ahead to Theresa May's House of Commons address.

Friday 13th April

What role will posters have in the referendum on the 8th Amendment?

Reporter Eleanor Burnhill assesses the role of the old fashioned poster

Carbon emissions from Irish homes rising

Paul Kenny, from the Tipperary Energy Agency, says Irish homeowners don't use enough renewable energy

Thousands to campaign for second Brexit vote

James McGrory, Executive Director of campaign group Open Britain, says people across the UK are preparing for a weekend of campaigns

Scouts to lose funding

Sharon Tobin reports on how Scouting Ireland will lose around a third of its funding over governance concerns

Disclosures Tribunal continues

Sandra Hurley reports on the latest evidence being heard today in the Disclosures Tribunal

42 new schools planned

Minister for Education, Richard Bruton says funding is within the National Development Plan

Thursday 12th April

'Hidden Heartlands' launched to promote midlands

Chief Executive of Fáilte Ireland, Paul Kelly on the new €2m initiative has been launched in an effort to boost tourism across the midlands region

Government aims to reduce numbers waiting for treatment

Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers on how the Government has promised to reduce by 20,000 the number of patients waiting for inpatient, or day case treatment, by the end of the year

Disclosures Tribunal continues

Reporter Sandra Hurley reports on the latest evidence being heard today in the Disclosures Tribunal

Man accused of murder found dead in prison cell

Reporter Dyane Connor on the death of Keith Lee, who was charged in connection with the murder of his wife Joanne Lee in February, who has been found dead in his cell in Mountjoy prison

Paddy Jackson to attempt to recover legal costs

Conor Gallagher who covered the trial for the Irish Times on how Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson is to apply to the courts to recover his legal costs of over £100,000 after he was found not guilty of rape and sexual assault

Inquest into Rescue 116 crew deaths opens

Western Correspondent Pat McGrath reports on the opening of the inquests into the deaths of four Coast Guard crew members, who were on board Rescue helicopter 116

Theresa May meeting cabinet as US weighs options on Syria

Political Correspondent with Channel 4 news, Michael Crick and Borzou Daragahi, journalist cover the Middle East on the latest developments

Wednesday 11th April

PSNI conern over impasse at Stormont

RTE's Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman on Chief Constable George Hamilton's concerns that policing is being negatively impacted by the absence of the Stormont Executive

Sligo and Roscommon farmers under fodder pressure

RTE's Emma McNamara reports from the North-West on farmers who say their early warnings of a fodder shortage were ignored

Conerns for GP services in Birr and Edenderry

RTE's Midlands Correspondent, Ciaran Mullooly on concerns following the closure of two out-of-hours GP services and worries about the pressure on the casualty department in the regional hospital in Tullamore

Big increase in number accessing abortion pills

Repeal the 8th campaigners say the numbers accessing online abortion pills has increased almost two-fold since 2016, while RTE's Ailbhe Conneely looks at the response from retain the 8th campaigners to the claim

INM writes to those at centre of alleged data breach

RTE's Business Editor, David Murphy says people who allegedly had their data breached have been told the information was provided to a third party under the instruction of the then INM Chairman, Leslie Buckley. Mr Buckley says he has no comment to make on the claim

US missile threat against Syria

Security Analyst, Olivier Guitta of GlobalStrat on President Donald Trump's threat to fire missiles on Syrian targets, and his description of the Syrian president as a 'Gas Killing Animal.'

Tuesday 10th April

Out on the Eighth Amendment campaign trail

Ailbhe Conneely of RTE's political staff on the latest developments in the campaign from both sides of the referendum debate

67% increase in car thefts in Cork city

Chief Superintendent Barry McPolin of Cork City Garda Division on how 75 cars were stolen in Cork city since January this year compared to 45 for same period last year

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