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Monday 16th January

Unite's social housing exemption for its planning application on Merrion Square

Unite's application for a Social Housing Exemption Cert was granted on 16th December, the day after one of its officials Brendan Ogle gained access to Apollo House. The details from RTE's Dublin correspondent John Kilraine

Shane Curran returned to classes after his victory at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

The fifth year student at Terenure College won the overall prize for a software programme he designed to keep secrets secure and our Science and Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody was there

Sentencing is underway in the manslaughter trial of Dale Creighton

Passing sentence Justice Deirdre Murphy said the seven who are being sentenced are not evil, they were not even bad people but they individually and collectively contributed to Dale Creighton's death

Europe reacts to US President-elect's criticism of Europe and prepares for tomorrow's Brexit speech from Theresa May

European Union leaders await what is expected to be a clear signal from British Prime Minister Theresa May on the UK's intentions regarding its future relationship with the EU. That after the weekend comments from Donald Trump where he characterised the EU as a vehicle for Germany. Our Europe Editor Tony Connelly has been gauging the mood

The 'inevitable' but 'avoidable' election in the North

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan on the collapse of the Assembly, the DUP leader and Arlene Foster on the calling of elections and today's proceedings at Stormont. Our Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman provides his analysis

Friday 13th January

Funeral of Dr TK Whitaker taking place in Dublin

Michéal Lehane reports from the funeral of the public servant and economist who passed away aged 100 on Monday

Blanchardstown mosque hosts Syrian refugees

Dr Umar Al-Qadri, Imam of the Islamic Centre in Blanchardstown

SIPOC refers 66 files to the Gardaí

Political Correspondent David Davin Power on how the Standards in Public Office Commission has referred 66 files to the Gardaí in relation to possible breaches of electoral law at last year's General Election

Man & woman shot in Belfast

SDLP MLA Alex Attwood on the shooting of a couple in their 50s while attempting to protect their son from paramilitaries

Crucial weekend ahead in northern politics

Denis Bradley, writer, commentator & former Vice-Chairman of the North's policing board on the current political crisis there

Mobile cath lab to help deal with cardiac waiting lists

Independent Alliance TD and Minister for Skills, Training and Innovation John Halligan welcomes what he calls a 'big step forward' for his constituency

Thursday 12th January

ASTI President, Ed Byrne on the right of unions to negotiate freely

The teachers union, ASTI has criticised the government's use of emergency FEMPI legislation as 'profoundly distrubing' and having lasting negative impacts on industrial relations

Our Courts' Reporter, Vivienne Traynor reports from the High Court

A County Galway man suing his stepmother for a share in a 2011 lotto jackpot says he has written confirmation from the National Lottery that he was part of the winning syndicate

RTE's Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman reports the latest developments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan is meeting Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire and the North's main parties today to try to prevent the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly

RTE's Business Editor, David Murphy on the implications here

US President-elect, Donald Trump has warned his country's pharamaceutical industry about the level of production carried out abroad, some of it in Ireland

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar TD on the new measures and funding difficulties at Bus Eireann

Budget enhancements to the social welfare code come into effect this month. They include extended payments for carers and the partial restoration of allowances applying to lone parents

Dr Kevin Kelleher is the HSE's Assistant National Director for Public and Child Health

The HSE says that flu cases are likely to peak in the next fortnight. There have been fifteen deaths and 535 hospitalisations in recent weeks

Wednesday 11th January

Young Scientists showcase their projects at RDS

Emma McNamara reports from the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition which will be officially opened today

543 people waiting on trolleys in hospitals - Cork worst affected today

Mary Rose Carroll Industrial Relations Officer with the INMO Southern Region on the situation in Cork University Hospital where 46 patients are on trolleys

'Bitterly cold' weather forecast from tonight

Gerald Flemming from Met Éireann on the cold and wintry weather expected tonight

Further reaction to the Stormont crisis

Former Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon on the current Stormont crisis

Brokenshire meets Sinn Féin over Stormont crisis

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire spoke to our Northern Editor Tommie Gorman

Home Sweet Home group announces it will refuse to leave Apollo House

Dublin Correspondent John Kilraine reports from Apollo House

Court refuses extension to Apollo House occupiers

Courts reporter Vivienne Traynor has been following proceedings in the High Court

Tuesday 10th January

Our Washington Correspondent Caitríona Perry with analysis ahead of confirmation hearings for key Trump appointments

Confirmation hearings begin in Washington today for Jeff Sessions, US President elect Donald Trump's nominee for AG.

Fianna Fail leader and former Minister for Foreign Affairs on the political crisis in Stormont, and remembering T K Whitaker

Fianna Fáil says political interests in the North have trumped the public interest, with the prospect of a bitter election set to distract just when Stormont should be entirely focused on securing the best Brexit outcome for the North

Mike Nesbitt, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party on the prospect of 'inevitable' elections in Northern Ireland

Mr Nesbitt says the election will mean an inquiry into the renewable heat incentive scheme will now not be possible. He says the debate should be about the heat scheme but the controversy had become about 'something else'

Sinn Féin President, Gerry Adams reacts to the fall out from the decision by party colleague, Martin McGuinness to resign as Deputy First M

Sinn Féin blames DUP arrogance for its decision effectively to pull the plug on the first minister Arlene Foster and collapse the assembly in Stormont. Earlier, the DUP said Mr McGuinness' decision to resign was 'not principled'

Monday 9th January

Group representing community in Ballaghaderreen Co Roscommon to meet County Council over arrival of 80 refugees from Syria

Michael Frain is a shop owner in Ballaghadereen and Chairperson of Roscommon Leader Partnership Programme

Freezing conditions hit refugees housed in tents on the Greek islands

Dr Declan Barry Medical Co-ordinator for Medcins Sans Frontiéres

Conflicting figures on trolley numbers as HSE fails to meet overcrowding target

Our Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers says HSE reports 380 patients on trolleys, while the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation puts the figure lower at 345

North's First Minister Arlene Foster won't bow to demands she stand aside

Our Northern Editor Tommie Gorman gives his analysis

Enterprise Ireland targets additional 60,000 jobs and €5 billion in exports by 2020

Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland says Brexit won't make this easy

Ireland's EU Commissioner warns of Ireland's excessive reliance on UK relationship

Phil Hogan says it would be a fundamental error on this country's part to place an excessive reliance on our bilateral relationship with the UK as the best means of ensuring Ireland's interests are best protected in negotiations around Brexit. Our political correspondent David Davin Power reports

Friday 6th January

Munster supporters offered French digs for rescheduled Racing 92 match

Mark Meehan of Munster Rugby Suporters Club

Cattle bring M3 to a standstill

Elaine Keogh has the details

The price of shooting rare wild red deer in Killarney

Jim Daly of the Irish Deer Society

New technology to catch speeding motorists in Dublin Port Tunnel

Sean O'Neill is with Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Donald Trump's tweets

Harriet Alexander is US correspondent with the Daily Telegraph.

Plans for new beds and using private hospitals to tackle the overcrowding at our hospitals

RTE's Fergal Bowers and Liam Doran of the INMO

Thursday 5th January

E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, HIQA finds

Dr Máirín Ryan is a Director of Health Technology Assessment at HIQA

Flu outbreak came earlier than anticipated this year

Assistant National Director of Health Protection in the HSE, Kevin Kelleher, outlines the facts about this years flue outbreak

DUP defends First Minister over renewable energy scheme

Democratic Unionist Party member Sammy Wilson MLA

So what should we do to solve the health crisis?

Dr Brian Turner is lecturer in Economics at University College Cork

Labour party react to health crisis

Labour party spokesperson on Health Alan Kelly TD reacts to Minister Harris's statement & the current crisis in the health service

Health Minister 'really sorry' for patient experiences

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he is really sorry for what Irish people are experiencing in the health service at the moment

Wednesday 4th January

Bosses from FTSE100 earn more or less average industrial wage for year in first few days of 2017

Stefan Stern is from the High Pay Centre, an independent think tank

Average temperatures here in Ireland last year were the 17th warmest since 1900, according to end of year data released by Met Eireann

Seamus Walsh is Met Eireann's Head of Climatology and Observations

People return to ruins of East Aleppo

Country representative in Syria, Sajjad Malik, who is in Eastern Aleppo on distribution of food and shelter in freezing conditions

Political storm over departure of Britain's ambassador to the EU

Quentin Peel, fellow at Chatham House London says Ivan Rogers departure comes at a crucial time ahead of formal negotitions on Brexit

HSE national director with responsibility for Emergency Management and Winter Initiative says trolley crisis top priority

Damian McCallion said the current situation was a very 'challenging' with number of factors contributing to crisis including ageing population

Minister for Transport considers harsher measures on drink driving

Minister Shane Ross says the message that drink driving is unacceptable isn't getting through

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