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News At One Monday 21 October 2019

News At One

News At One

News, sport, business and interviews with Claire Byrne.

Stormont Assembly meets in symbolic bid to block abortion, same-sex marriage laws

Stormont Assembly meets in symbolic bid to block abortion, same-sex marriage laws

The Stormont Assembly is meeting today after it was recalled by MLAs wishing to protest at changes to the North's abortion laws. Our Northern reporter, Vincent Kearney, brings us the very latest

Reaction to today's meeting at Stormont

Reaction to today's meeting at Stormont

Conor McGinn, a British Labour MP from St. Helens, who tabled the amendment for same-sex marriage, gives his reaction to today's developments at Stormont.

UK govt to pull planned Brexit deal vote if MPs attempt to change it

UK govt to pull planned Brexit deal vote if MPs attempt to change it

Deal or delay...the British Government wants a vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal today but it looks unlikely it'll be allowed under the parliamentary rule book. Our London Correspondent, Sean Whelan, looks ahead to another big day in Westminster.

Fianna Fáil leader accepts Lisa Chambers' explanation over Dáil vote

Fianna Fáil leader accepts Lisa Chambers' explanation over Dáil vote

Our reporter Cian McCormack has been speaking to TDs about the voting controversy and our political correspondent, Michéal Lehane, discusses the latest developments.

Ballinamore group begins protest over asylum accommodation

Ballinamore group begins protest over asylum accommodation

A protest is taking place today outside an apartment complex in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim after a meeting last night heard of plans to house 130 asylum seekers. We speak to organiser Gordon Hughes.

Breakthrough in search for 'Butterfly' skin disease cure

Breakthrough in search for 'Butterfly' skin disease cure

A team of Irish researchers have announced a breakthrough in the search for a cure for the EB skin disease, more commonly known as "butterfly skin." Dr Jonathan O'Keeffe Ahern, gene therapy researcher at UCD, explains more...

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