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Friday 24th November

The bruising political weekend ahead

RTE Political Reporter, Brian Dowling, analyses just where the chicks of light might come from to keep the 32nd Dail alive

The DUP accuses Dublin of exploiting Brexit talks to push forward the aspriation of a united Ireland

Sam McBride, Political Editor of the Belfast News Letter, on the hard border questions ahead of the DUP Annual Conference in Belfast

Distraction about election here amidst crucial Brexit talks in Brussels

RTE Europe Editor Tony Connolly on how Europe is watching our prospective Government collapse, just at the time Dublin is threatening to veto the next stage of the Brexit talks

Christmas election precipice. Will there be a political climbdown on Frances Fitzgerald?

Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe expects talks between the Taoiseach and the Fianna Fáil leader and says a general election would be unconscionable

Thursday 23rd November

Pádraig Ó Conaire statue replaced in Galway over 17 years after decapitation prank

Kildare based artist Maurice Quillinan on the recreation in bronze of the famous Eyre Square statue of Pádraig Ó Conaire

Officer in charge of policing Dublin tells PAC he would not prioritise re-opening Stepaside garda station

Conor McMorrow of our political staff reports from Leinster House

Residents of Mountmellick, Co Laois clean up after yesterday's floods

Emma McNamara reports from the Manor Road area of the town where over 40 houses were flooded when the Owenass River and its tributary burst their banks.

RNLI volunteer gives evidence in inquest into five deaths after car slid off slipway at Buncrana pier

Our North West correspondent Eileen Magnier reports from Donegal

Sinn Féin table motion of no confidence in Tánaiste

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald responds to questions in Dáil about email she received as Minister for Justice. Ailbhe Conneely reports and Emma McNamara speaks to current Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan. Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald belives Minister Fitzgerald's position has now become untenable.

Wednesday 22nd November

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond's second budget aims to help the UK 'seize opportunities' from Brexit

RTE's London correspondent Fiona Mitchell reports £3bn will be set aside to prepare for Brexit

Highest number ever recorded as 184 people found to be rough sleeping in Dublin

Deputy Chief Executive of Dublin City Council Brendan Kenny and says more beds will be available this winter

The Butcher of Bosnia - Ratko Mladic convicted of genocide for his role in some of the worst atrocities in the Bosnian war

Retired Irish Army Colonel Colm Doyle gave evidence in the trial of Serbian General in The Hague

Harrowing testimony at the Coroner's inquiry into the five lives lost in the Buncrana Pier drowning tragedy

RTE's North West Correspondent Eileen Magnier details witness reports

Taoiseach says nothing to hide over treatment of Garda Whistleblower Maurice McCabe

RTE's politics staff Conor McMorrow and Micheal Lehane on opposition pressure on the government over the Tanaiste

Tuesday 21st November

Former Justice Minister says she has no knowledge until May 2016 of tape recordings of conversations involving garda whistleblower, Maurice

Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald says she played no part in any legal strategy by legal representatives of the then Garda Commissioner Noirín O'Sullivan at the O'Higgins commission of investigation

Cash, jewellery and cars seized in Killarney by Gardai

RTE Southern Editor, Paschal Sheehy reports on property seized this morning by the Criminal Assets Bureau investigating criminal gangs offering bogus home repairs and refurbishments

Theresa May urges Sinn Fein and the DUP to talk

RTE Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman, reports the British PM as saying there is little that divides the two sides, while Financial Times Political Editor George Parker outlines details of Mrs May's £40bn financial offer to settle the Brexit divorce

Young boy is awarded €15m in damages arising from 'catastrophic' injuries at birth

RTE Legal Affairs Correspondent, Orla O'Donnell reports that Eoin McCallig's parents say there must be a better way to fund their son's life-long care than via a High Court battle with the HSE

Monday 20th November

Germany pushed closer to fresh elections after efforts to form a coaltion government fail

The Irish Times' Berlin Correspondent Derek Scally says Angela Merkel wil meet the German President - who has the power to call snap elections - later today

Travellers have called for sanctions on local authorities that fail to meet accommodation targets or underspend specific funding

RTE's Western correspondent Pat McGrath reports from the launch of a housing campaign in Galway where representatives said meaningful engagement with city and county councils is needed

Man on trial at the Special Criminal Court charged with murder of Michael Barr at the Sunset House Pub in Dublin last year

Vivienne Traynor, RTE Courts Reporter reports that the father of five from Co Tyrone had worked as a manager at the pub in Summerhill

The Olympia Theatre in Dublin has annouced that Al Porter is standing aside from this year's pantomime at the venue

RTE's Arts and Media Correspondent Sinead Crowley says Mr Porter resigned from TODAY FM last night where he presented an afternoon radio programme

State pathologist arrives at the scene where a 56 year old man was found dead from stab wounds last night

RTE Midlands Correspondent Ciaran Mullooly reports from Edenderry in County Offaly

EC's chief negotiator Michel Barnier says principles for Common Travel Area agreed but solutions needed for the border

Ryan Heath senior EU correspondent at POLITICO reports that Barnier says it's unclear what rules will apply in Northern Ireland after Brexit

RTE employee charged in Leeds with two offences in relation to attempting to engage in sexual activity with a 13 year old girl

From Leeds RTE's Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds said the man was remanded on bail to appear again on 18 December

Friday 17th November

UK Government trying to get EU withdrawal bill through parliament

Hilary Benn MP, Chair of the 'Exiting the European Union Select Committee at Westminster' on the report from that committee

Allegations of sexual harrassment rocking US politics

Scott Lucas, Professor of American Studies at Unversity of Birmingham talking about the allegations of sexual harrassment rocking both Democrats & Republicans in the US

€84m collected from offshore tax declarations

David Murphy, Business Editor on how almost €84m was paid to Revenue as part of a voluntary disclosure regime for tax defaulters with offshore holdings

Varadkar says Walsh should step down over comments

Hugh O'Connell, Political Correspondent with The Sunday Business Post on the Taoiseach saying that Fine Gael's Executive Council member Barry Walsh to step down from his role

Is an Irish veto on round two talks on Brexit now inevitable?

Europe Editor Tony Connelly on whether an Irish veto on round two talks on Brexit is now inevitable following today's meetings in Dublin & Sweden

2 meetings in 2 cities but no meeting of minds over Brexit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets British Prime Minister Theresa May in Sweden & Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD meets UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Dublin, to discuss Brexit & the border issue

Thursday 16th November

Christie's sells Leonardo da Vinci painting for 450 million dollars

Dublin gallery owner Oliver Sears

Flash flooding claims 15 lives in Greece

The Guardian's Greece correspondent Helena Smith

Tetchy exchanges at the PAC over E13,000 retirement party

RTE's Conor McMorrow

Kevin Spacey report at Old Vic uncovers 20 people alleging inappropriate behaviour

Sky's Enda Brady

EIB lends Limerick E85m

Conn Murray is CEO of Limertick City and County Council

'Without help I couldn't make it out here on the streets'

RTE's Eleanor Burnhill on a soup run in Dublin

Gardai examine drugs seizure at two industrial units in Ashbourne in County Meath

RTE's Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds

Wednesday 15th November

Ireland eliminated as host of Rugby World Cup

John Kenny from RTÉ sport speaks to Philip Browne, chief executive of IRFU

Survivors of school abuse say terms of redress scheme too restrictive

Dr Conor O'Mahoney from the Child Law Clinic at UCC says only seven awards made to date

Military take over government of Zimbabwe according to statement on State TV

Nigel Wacho is a reporter with Zimbabwe's 263 Chat

Minister for Finance says will not be introducing minimum tax contribution from corporations

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that the move could cause a risk to Irish jobs and the 12.5 per cent corporation tax will remain

Explosion claims life of man in county Louth cannabis grow house

Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports from Drogheda where an explosion left a man dead. Gardaí have subsequently discovered its the location of a cannabis grow house

France has been named as host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Justin Treacy from RTÉ Sport reports from the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London

Tuesday 14th November

Ireland in do or die match against Danish tonight

RTÉ's soccer correspondent Tony O'Donoghue and sports pundit Eamon Dunphy discuss Ireland's chances

Trade union Mandate urges Government to introduce robust legislation to bring an end to zero hours and 'if and when' contracts

Our Industry and Employment Correspondent Ingrid Miley says Mandate has expressed concern that current proposals to address the issue contain loopholes for employers

Real IRA leader Seamus McGrane who plotted explosion during State visit of Britain's Prince Charles found guilty at Special Criminal Court

Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds says 63-year-old Seamus McGrane from Little Road Dromiskin in County Louth will be sentenced next month

NI's Director of Public Prosecutions confirms Belfast man to be prosecuted for murders of two Catholic workers

Our Northern Editor Tommie Gorman says the evidence of a so-called Loyalist supergrass, Gary Haggarty, is to be used as part of the prosecution case. Northern Ireland's Director of Public Prosecutions is Barry McGrory.

Fianna Fáil calls for immediate publication of report on expanding rent pressures zones

Fianna Fáil Housing spokesperson Barry Cowen says the report due last June should be made public. Our Economics Editor Seán Whelan House examines ESRI report which says house prices could rise by 20% in real terms over the next three years, because of strong economic growth and only modest growth in house building.

Monday 13th November

Study reveals one in three of us unaware that Diabetes increases our risk of contracting Dementia

Dr Catherine Dolan, from TCD says people need to be more aware of the consequences of their lifestyle and take measures to reduce their likelihood of contracting Diabetes

Permanent TSB holds £20m worth of deposits in an Isle of Man subsidiary, Dail hears

RTE's Adam Maguire says the figures were revealed in Dail reply to a Fianna Fial question on the off shore operations of Irish banks

The death toll from the earthquake in Iran and Iraq has risen to more than 300 with thousands injured

Iran Front Page journalist Reza Khaasteh describes the efforts being made to care for the wounded and recover the dead

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