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News At One Monday 9 September 2019

News At One

News At One

News, sport, business and interviews with Aine Lawlor and Claire Byrne.

No backstop is same as no deal for Ireland, Taoiseach tells Johnson

No backstop is same as no deal for Ireland, Taoiseach tells Johnson

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee said a Northern Ireland-specific backstop would be acceptable to the Irish Government.

UK Parliament to be prorogued tonight

UK Parliament to be prorogued tonight

London Correspondent Seán Whelan reports that a spokesman for the British Prime Minister said parliament will be prorogued or suspended tonight and that the prime minister will not be seeking a Brexit extension from the EU.

Political Analysis

Political Analysis

Tommie Gorman our Northern Editor reports that the meeting between the British Prime Minister and the Taoiseach was positive and constructive. Europe Editor Tony Connolly reports that the European Commission has said that UK negotiators raised the issue of an all-Ireland animal health and agri-food regime.

Johnson's statement a "positive development"- Micheal Martin

Johnson's statement a "positive development"- Micheal Martin

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said the British Prime Minister's comments saying a no-deal Brexit would be a failure of statecraft were a positive development.

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of talks over blockades

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of talks over blockades

Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Fran McNulty reports that Meat Industry Ireland is withdrawing because it said 20 of its plants are blockaded.

PSNI say Strabane bomb targeted police officers

PSNI say Strabane bomb targeted police officers

District Superintendent Gordon McCalmont says they believe that dissident republican group the New IRA were planning to bomb Strabane PSNI station.

No amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy-HSE

No amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy-HSE

Dr Mary T O'Mahony, Specialist in Public Health Medicine with the HSE says Ireland is estimated to have the third highest rate of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the world, leading to life-long problems for babies.

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