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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Charles Flanagan

All time
# with or without eu
Charlie Flanagan really doesn't want the United Kingdom to leave the EU
“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”
# Peace
Over 100 groups will meet in Dublin today to discuss the legacy of the Troubles
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan is set to address today’s Reconciliation Forum.
'Should I go in and sit on my hands?': PAC chair defends call for health bosses to quit
John McGuinness said it wasn’t an attempt to grab headlines.
# Oireachtas agenda
Is the government ignoring people who lose discretionary medical cards?
That’s the argument Sinn Féin will make in the Dáil today.
# Dáil Reform
Fine Gael’s record on Dáil reform is slammed by... Fine Gael’s chairman
Charlie Flanagan says the current weighting of Dáil rules mean the ‘real opposition’ is the government backbenchers.
# Abortion
FG and Labour at odds over possibility of amending abortion bill
Fine Gael’s chairman says backbenchers will have the chance to amend the bill – but only, a Labour TD says, to improve medical practice.
# Béal na mBláth
Taoiseach resolves to work ‘harder than ever’ to restore Ireland’s finances
Enda Kenny’s address at Béal na mBláth also reveal details about the overall themes of Ireland’s EU presidency.