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Friday 28th April

Pope Francis visits Egypt in the wake of recent bombing atrocities against Coptic Christians in the country

Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, Consulting Editor of the Catholic Herald says the Egyptian President may have more to gain from the visit than the Pontiff

The second round vote between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen takes place on Sunday week

Roland Lescure tells us why he has given up his $2m banking job in Canada to campaign for Mssr Macron in search of the North America ex-pat vote

Former Tanaiste Joan Burton TD has been continuing her evidence in the trial of seven men who deny false imprisonment charges in Nov. 2014

RTE's Court Reporter Vivienne reports from Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where Solidarity TD, Paul Murphy and two councillors are among the accused

US President says there is a chance of major conflict with North Korea

Jonathan Kaiman, Bureau Chief with the LA Times in Bejing describes the international tensions around North Korea and the diplomatic priorities for China in resolving the crisis

A former Sinn Fein Counciller was filmed interrogating, threatening and water boarding a man who came to his house to buy a motorcycle

Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds says Jonathon Dowdall and his father admitted at the Special Criminal Court to falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill Alexander Hurley in 2015

Professor Chris Fitzpatrick resigns from the co-location project board for the new National Maternity Hospital

RTE Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers talks us through the latest developments in the on-going controversy over the move to the campus at St Vincent's University Hospital

A 25-year-old man has been before Waterford District Court charged with terrorist related offences

The man had been detained by Gardai yesterday as RTE's South-East Correspondent, Damien Tiernan explains

EU says Britain must settle key divorce issues of 'people, money and Ireland' before talks on trade

RTE Europe Editor, Tony Connelly reports from Brussels ahead of this weekend's summit and reports that Ireland is one of 17 countries looking to host the European Medicines Agency when its headquarters moves from London

Thursday 27th April

Gardaí have written to 10,000 people who were wrongfully convicted of speeding

Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds

Revenue extends deadline to declare offshore assets

Chairman of The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Niall Cody

Dr Peter Boylan on his resignation from the board of the National Maternity Hospital

Former master of the National Maternity Hospital Dr Peter Boylan

Jobstown trial continues

Courts Reporter Vivienne Traynor

Could Ireland secure a favourable Brexit deal?

Stephen Collins from the Irish Times

€6.3m settlement for the woman known as 'Grace'

RTÉ's This Week editor, Colm Ó'Mongáin, reports now the High Court has approved a settlement worth 6.3 million euro by the HSE for intellectually disabled 'Grace' for the failings in her care

Wednesday 26th April

Fire man pictured tending to a rabbit after gorse fire in West Cork

Sub Station Officer Tom Collins from Skibbereen stopped to give the tiny animal a drink

Businesses face uncertainty over Brexit

Our reporter Eleanor Burnhill visited a dairy processing plant near Strabane in County Tyrone where chief executive says he is operating in the dark

CSO figures show just over 10 % of employees surveyed earned the National Minimum Wage or less last year

Our Business Editor David Murphy reports

Trial of Solidarity PBP TD Paul Murphy and six others accused of false imprisonment of Tánaiste

Our courts reporter Vivienne Traynor reports that the seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O'Connell during a water charges protest in Jobstown in Dublin in November 2014

Minister for Health, Simon Harris calls for a 'period of calm' over the new National Maternity Hospital at St Vincent's

Minister of State, Finian McGrath, has said he is absolutely satisfied that the new National Maternity Hospital will be independent. Our Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers looks at the agreement.

Cabinet expected to sign off on new National Children's Hospital

Minister Simon Harris said the hospital mark the biggest single financial investment ever made by the state in the health and welfare of its children. Paul Cullen, Irish Times Health Correspondent and Louis Roden of the parents lobby the Crumlin Children's Hospital Group discuss the long wait.

Tuesday 25th April

US submarine docks in South Korea as North holds drills

Robert E Kelly, an Associate Professor of Political Science from Pusan National University in South Korea

Calls for counter-terror training for Gardaí

Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds

Superbug detected at 2 beaches

Professor Martin Cormican of NUIG's School of Medicine on a bacteria that produces an antibiotic resistent enzyme that causes huge problems in hospitals has been detected at two adjacent but unidentified beaches on the west coast

Portiuncula maternity review to be completed shortly

RTÉ Investigates reporter Aoife Hegarty

78% of nurses & midwives plan to work abroad

Director of Industrial Relations with the INMO, Phil Ní Sheaghdha

Boylan refuses to stand down from NMH board

Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers

Monday 24th April

Rain dampens four kilometre wide fire in the Gougane Barra Valley

Gougane Barra Hotel owner Neil Lucey

Shay Healy's Eurovision trophy stolen

Appeal to find trophy for What's Another Year

The true picture of new house building in the country

DIT's Lorcan Sirr on figures released under FOI

Repealing the eighth and legislating for abortion

FF's Billy Kelleher, FG's Jerry Buttimer and SBP's Mary Regan

Friday 21st April

Countdown begins at Ashford Castle as golfer Rory McIlroy prepares to get married

Our Correspondent Ciaran Mullooly is in Cong, Co Mayo

Labour Party conference takes place this weekend

Labour's health spokesperson Alan Kelly on the future direction of the party

Children with foetal alcohol syndrome more likely to end up in our criminal justice system and many undiagnosed says public health expert

Dr Mary O'Mahony is from the HSE South and leads the regional EUROCAT register on birth defects. She has been addressing the Irish Medical Organisation's AGM in Galway

Questions raised over murder of Garda Tony Golden say Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil Justice spokesman Jim O'Callaghan says last night's Prime Time documentary raises issues of considerable public concern and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is responsible politically

Four candidates in contention for neck and neck French presidential race

Our Europe editor Tony Connolly reports from the Champs Elysees on whether last night's terror attack will have an impact on close race

ISIS claims responsibilty for last night's Paris terror attack which killed one policeman

Security consultant Olivier Guitta says ISIS were under pressure to stage an attack ahead of the French presidential elections

Thursday 20th April

Northern Secretary to hold talks with 5 main parties

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood

Social Democrats calling for a halt on current NMH deal to move to St Vincent's

Róisín Shortall, Co-Leader of the Social Democrats calls for the deal reached to move the National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street to St Vincent's Hospital to be halted until Minister for Health answers questions on the agreement

Housing Minister responds to figures showing just over 8,000 news homes built in 5 yrs

Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government Simon Coveney TD responds to latest 2016 Census figures which show the scale of the housing crisis

Home ownership at its lowest rate since 1971 - CSO

Environment Correspondent George Lee

Wednesday 19th April

Fresh appeal about 2012 death of man in Kerry

Superintendent Flor Murphy on the fresh appeal for information in relation to the death of James Cahillane in County Kerry

11 Irish players among 2017 Lions squad

Donal Lenihan, 3 times Lions tour player & RTÉ Rugby analyst

Property prices see fastest growth since May 2015

Business Editor David Murphy

UK election could be more difficult than Theresa May anticipated

Professor John Curtice, Professor of Politics at Strathclyde University in Glasgow

Unionist parties in NI exploring possibility of tactical electoral arrangements

Northern Editor Tommie Gorman

UK prepares for June election

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses MP's in Westminster this afternoon & Liberal Democrat member Vince Cable on his reaction to the June election in the UK

Tuesday 18th April


France goes to polls on Sunday

Paris based journalist John Lichfield reports on four way race

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar calls on public to report welfare fraud

Minister Varadkar says the general election in the UK will have an impact on efforts to put together an executive in the North

Reaction to announcement of a British general election

George Parker, political editor with the Financial Times on the reasons why Prime Minister May called an early general election for June 8th

Does a British general election put Northern Ireland talks in jeopardy?

Our Northern Editor Tommie Gorman gives his analysis

British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for general election in June

Our London Editor Fiona Mitchell reports from Westminster

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