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News At One Tuesday 18 June 2019

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News At One

News, sport, business and interviews with Claire Byrne.

Local authority says it had no prior knowledge of plans to house asylum seekers in temporary accommodation in Offaly

Local authority says it had no prior knowledge of plans to house asylum seekers in temporary accommodation in Offaly

Gearoid Keegan, Deputy Editor of the Tullamore Tribune, brings us the latest as Chief Executive of Offaly County Council confirms that the local authority had not been made aware of plans in advance to house 32 asylum seekers

Calls for clarity ahead of HSE strike

Calls for clarity ahead of HSE strike

Dr Emily O'Connor, President of the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine and Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, says HSE needs to tell doctors what will happen in hospitals this coming Thursday when 10,000 support staff take strike action

Cabinet to hear proposal for perjury sentences and fines

Cabinet to hear proposal for perjury sentences and fines

Neil McDonnell, Chief Executive of Irish Small and Medium Enterprises, reports on plans by the Minister for Justice to beef up the law around perjury

Mother saves son's life after he was hit with sliotar

Mother saves son's life after he was hit with sliotar

Dr Terence Prendiville, Chairperson of Paediatric Cardiology at Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin, says the sliotar hit the boy's heart at such a "critical point" of the heart cycle that it resulted in his heart stopping

Household deposits grew by €1.8 billion over first quarter of 2019

Household deposits grew by €1.8 billion over first quarter of 2019

Adam Maguire from our business desk reports on the latest figures from the Central Bank

Vatican to consider allowing older married men to become priests

Vatican to consider allowing older married men to become priests

Fr Iggy O'Donovan, Augustinian Priest, gives his views on the possibility that older married men could become priests in the remote regions of the Amazon in South America where there is a chronic shortage of clergy

Anglers asked to watch out for salmon displaying unusual skin conditions

Anglers asked to watch out for salmon displaying unusual skin conditions

Dr Paddy Gargan, Senior Research Officer at Inland Fisheries Ireland, says small numbers of salmon are showing signs of bleeding and skin ulceration as they return to Irish rivers

Platini arrested amid probe into awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Platini arrested amid probe into awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Ken Early from the 2nd Captain's Podcast, reports on the arrest of Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA

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