Discussions on travel between Donegal & Northern Ireland
Northern Correspondent Vincent Kearney in Derry reports that a dramatic surge in numbers on both sides of the border is being addressed in a meeting between the chief medical officers in Dublin and Belfast this lunchtime-
Reversing cuts to PUP payments would be diffcult- Finance Minister
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe also said that Budget 2021 will be geared towards increasing 'the ability of all to get back to work quickly' and while income taxes will not rise, carbon taxes will go up.
Irish Haulage Firm owner convicted of drug trafficking
Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports that an Irish haulage firm owner who used the encrypted messaging platform EncroChat to lead a criminal network which moved drugs and dirty cash across Europe has been convicted.
"Tremendously positive" reaction to Rotunda lifting ban on partners for 20 week scan
The Master of the Rotunda, Prof. Fergal Malone, has said feedback has been "tremendously positive" to a move by the hospital which sees the return of partners being able to accompany mothers-to-be to the key 20-22 week anomaly scan.