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News At One Wednesday 19 February 2020

News At One

News At One

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

UK immigration plans a 'disaster' for care, hospitality, building sectors

UK immigration plans a 'disaster' for care, hospitality, building sectors

Angela McGowan, Director of the Confederaton of British Industrys - which is the main business organisation in Northern Ireland, says she has deep concerns about the proposals

Nominations for Ceann Comhairle close this evening

Nominations for Ceann Comhairle close this evening

Political correspondent Míchéal Lehane reports that the current Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Feargháil is seeking re-election in the secret ballot, with Independent TD Denis Naughten also in contention.

Objections to new Direct Provision Centre in Offaly

Objections to new Direct Provision Centre in Offaly

Midlands Correspondent Ciarán Mullooly reports that Objections have been voiced about a new Direct Provision centre which is due to open next month at the former Marian Hostel in Tullamore.

How Malaysia is tackling the problem of foreign plastic waste

How Malaysia is tackling the problem of foreign plastic waste

Today in the second of our reports we hear how the Malaysian government is tackling the problems caused by the huge influx of foreign plastic waste into the country. Our reporter Joan O'Sullivan travelled to Malaysia courtesy of the Simon Cumbers Media fund and sent this report

395 inquiries under laws restricting Airbnb lettings in Dublin

395 inquiries under laws restricting Airbnb lettings in Dublin

Dublin Correspondent John Kilraine reports that there have been 395 investigations under new laws which restrict AirBnB and other short term lettings in Dublin city rent pressure zones

Met Eireann issues yellow rainfall warning

Met Eireann issues yellow rainfall warning

Met Eireann meterologist Elizabeth Coleman says there will be heavy rainfall through Wednesday into Wednesday night, with 25 to 40mm expected.

High Court freezes €52m worth of Bitcoin seized by CAB

High Court freezes €52m worth of Bitcoin seized by CAB

Fergal O'Brien reports that a man has been made to forfeit a quantity of bitcoin worth €52 million by the High Court.

KBC cuts 3 and 5-year fixed mortgage rates

KBC cuts 3 and 5-year fixed mortgage rates

Mortage expert Michael Dowling discusses KBS's decision to cut mortgage rates by up to 0.3% to 2.5%, and whether other banks will follow suit

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