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News At One Tuesday 14 January 2020

News At One

News At One

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

Taoiseach says General Election to take place on February 8th

Taoiseach says General Election to take place on February 8th

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar has said has said he will travel to Áras an Uachtaráin this afternoon to ask President Michael D Higgin to dissolve the Dáil. the general election will take place on Saturday, February 8th.

General Election Analysis

General Election Analysis

Political Correspondent, Michéal Lehane reports on the Taoiseach's statement on the election.

General Election Reaction

General Election Reaction

Dr Theresa Reidy Political Scientist at UCC says Saturday is interesting choice of day for voting but many of our European neighbours actually do vote over the weekend. Voters in Cork give their reaction to the announcement.

Human remains found in bag in Dublin estate

Human remains found in bag in Dublin estate

Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports that Gardaí have issued an appeal for people who have concerns about missing loved ones to contact them. Fr Bryan Shortall, a Capuchin priest based at St Francis of Assisi Church in Priorswood, said the local community is "very upset, very frightened".

Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein Reaction

Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein Reaction

Fine Gael Minister Pascal Donohoe, Fianna Fail TD Lisa Chambers and Sinn Fein TD Pearse Doherty give their reaction to the General Election announcement.

Labour, Green and Solidary party Reaction

Labour, Green and Solidary party Reaction

Labour Senator Ivana Backik, Green TD Catherine Martin and Solidarity Party TD Ruth Coppinger give their reaction to the General Election announcement

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