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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# McGrath

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# Trouble Brewing
Michael McGrath says Varadkar should have discussed Finance portfolio handover 'privately'
He said that Varadkar’s handover plan would be a ‘division of the Department of Finance’.
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# Halfbacks
McGrath and 'fierce competitor' Carbery to run the Ireland show
Joe Schmidt is keen to see his halfbacks and others stand up against Italy tomorrow.
# Team news
Beirne and Larmour get first starts in exciting Ireland team for Italy clash
Joe Schmidt is set to hand Will Addison and Ross Byrne their debuts off the bench in Chicago.
# Injury Update
Leinster lose McGrath to injury but welcome back more Ireland internationals
The Ireland international prop suffered a knee injury in training last week.
# Depth
Big opportunity for Conan as Schmidt resists temptation to make change at 9
Conor Murray will be at scrum-half against the Wallabies tomorrow.
# Irish Water
Finian McGrath says that he WILL pay his water charges
The junior minister had previously said that he would not pay.
# Phil Hogan
Farmers claim farm deaths are 'due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability'
Suggestions by Phil Hogan about withholding grant funding over farm safety have been criticised.
# Summer is over
TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears
TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.
# McGrath Trial
Court hears closing arguments in McGrath trial
Murder trial jury set to deliberate from Monday.