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Yesterday’s News

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Saturday 26 October, 2019

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster

The DUP conference took place in Belfast today.

Road Safety Authority 'interested' in tough UK restrictions on young drivers

One of the measures being considered in the UK is a curfew for young drivers.

Friday 25 October, 2019

An Irish robot called Stevie made the cover of Time magazine

The robot was built and designed in Trinity College Dublin.

Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for six counties

South-east counties could experience heavy rain and spot flooding today.

Disruption to be 'minimised' ahead of GoSafe strike this weekend

The strike by some GoSafe workers will begin tomorrow morning.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

'Deep regret and sincere apologies': Fianna Fáil TDs at centre of voting controversy apologise in the Dáil

The Dáil Committee on Procedure published a report today into the row.

Gardaí warn of 'dramatic growth' in drug driving

Gardaí warn of 'dramatic growth' in drug driving

The warning comes ahead of the October Bank Holiday weekend.

Man rescued from River Liffey this morning

Dublin Fire Brigade rescued the man at 7am this morning.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'Indefensible' £15 million spend on MLA pay since Stormont collapsed

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland acknowledged that the figures were ‘unacceptable’.

Poll: Does a formal apology from the government make a difference? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does a formal apology from the government make a difference?

The Taoiseach yesterday formally apologised to the women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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Three people arrested after video of alleged assault in Cavan shared on social media

A man was charged and will appear in court today.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Northern Ireland 'running out of road' to restore power-sharing, warns Sinn Féin vice-president

Michelle O’Neill also said that the DUP lacked the ‘bandwidth’ to deal with both Northern Ireland and Westminster.

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions SOS

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions

The Irish Farmers’ Association has warned that much of the crop might not get harvested this year.

An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap

A new report found that 73% of An Post management staff are male.

Monday 21 October, 2019

Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?

Other parties are calling the return to Stormont a ‘stunt’.

Sunday 20 October, 2019

31-year-old charged with attempted murder of teenage boy in Belfast

A teenage boy was stabbed in the city on Saturday.

FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes

Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.

Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite'

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown.

UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister

Michael Gove said that the government was aiming to leave the EU before the end of October.

Three men arrested after attempted burglary in Cork

The men were arrested as part of an ‘intelligence’ operation.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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'House of fools': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat

Nearly all the UK front pages reacted to Boris Johnson’s forced Brexit extension request.

Saturday 19 October, 2019

As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension

Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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Extension amendment threatens to scupper Johnson's hopes of 31 October exit

The Letwin amendment could prove a major barrier to Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU on 31 October.

Many people relate to my story of miscarriage, says Andrea Corr

The Corrs musician was speaking on the Late Late Show last night.

Explainer: What you should expect as MPs prepare to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Boris Johnson faces a significant challenge if he wants to get his deal through the House of Commons.

'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy

“Everything they’ve touched has turned to dust. They’ve lost every battle.”

Friday 18 October, 2019

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?

All eyes are on the DUP ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game'

Arlene Foster wrote in the Belfast Telegraph that she was not looking for a ‘perfect’ deal.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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Thursday 17 October, 2019

'The backstop has been replaced': Varadkar hails agreement between EU and UK

The new agreement will now need to be approved by the House of Commons.

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue?

British bus firm Go Ahead has failed to meet the targets agreed with the National Transport Authority.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Government to offer 'every support available' to Dublin school damaged by major fire

Options are now being considered to house pupils while Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní is repaired.

Penneys closes Rathfarnham store after 28 years

Penneys said that the lease on the store had been due to expire.

Over 90,000 applications for Late Late Toy Show tickets

Host Ryan Tubridy said he was ‘gobsmacked’ by the demand.

Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar suggested the idea of a referendum yesterday.