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News At One Friday 18 October 2019

News At One

News At One

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

Tánaiste says Brexit deal poses no threat to NI constitutional status

Tánaiste says Brexit deal poses no threat to NI constitutional status

The Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said a contingency plan is in place for all scenarios, including the possibility that the deal does not pass in Westminster tomorrow. Northern Editor Tommie Gorman and Financial Times, Political Editor, George Parker give their analysis.

New deal is a "harder Brexit" than previous Withdrawal Agreement

New deal is a "harder Brexit" than previous Withdrawal Agreement

IBEC Chief Executive, Danny McCoy, says that while the current deal is a positive development because it has removed the risk of no-deal Brexit, it will still result in our nearest neighbour being in a different customs union to us.

Over 1,000 speed enforcement zones in place for National Slow Down Day

Over 1,000 speed enforcement zones in place for National Slow Down Day

Superintendent Eddie Golden of the Garda National Roads Policing Unit, says the 24-hour operation runs from 7am today until 7am tomorrow.

93 year old, former Nazi goes on trial in Germany

93 year old, former Nazi goes on trial in Germany

Jessica Saltz, Euronews Correspondent in Germany reports that the 93-year-old man, Bruno Dey, was 17 when he joined the SS.

First all female space walk

First all female space walk

U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station on the first all-female spacewalk.

Privately funded hospice opens in Castlebar

Privately funded hospice opens in Castlebar

Today is the official opening of the first hospice in County Mayo. Martina Jennings, the Chief Executive of Mayo Roscommon hospice, says the hospice has been paid for completely by fundraising.

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