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Brexit - Ireland 'in eye of storm' as EU won't budge on backstop - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is coming up against opposition from the French to his demand for the backstop to be stripped out of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

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WATCH: Ryan Tubridy on his hopes to bring Love Island to the Late Late Show

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Sixty years of co-operation 'will fall away when UK leaves' -- Garda Commissioner Drew Harris yesterday expressed concerns about a no-deal Brexit's impact on policing agreements between the UK and Ireland

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Read: -- Drivers free to cross Border without green card insurance proof

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Opinion: -- Kevin Doyle: 'Dublin and Brussels know full well what no deal will mean - but won't say it out loud yet'

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Video: -- 'Ireland in eye of storm' over Brexit admits Simon Coveney but he warns withdrawal agreement won't be renegotiated

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Schmidt on Carbery: 'If he gets back for Wales we know he's good. If he doesn't, then we've got a decision to make'

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More property experts predict a fall in house prices this year

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RTÉ's Dublin Murders series will offer 'a taut psychological journey', vows ex-Love/Hate star Killian Scott

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Former Irish president Mary McAleese wins prestigious Catholic theology prize

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Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood get three weeks longer in their home after judge's order

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Tom Brady: 'Grim reminder of the security threat Brexit has reawoken'

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Eamonn Sweeney: 'Next decade could belong to Tipperary - and one man holds the key'

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Hugh O'Connell: 'Looming no-deal forces Fianna Fáil to tame its giveaway instinct'

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Diarmuid Gavin: The autumn audit - it's time to get busy with that to-do list

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Brendan O'Connor on the disappearance of Nora Quoirin: 'A special kind of love - and a special kind of loss'

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Hugh O'Connell: 'Voters will make Fine Gael pay for its approach to our young'

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Stella O'Malley: 'In a world where families can be struck down by an agony beyond belief, be kind to your loved...

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Warning as asthma now killing one every six days in Ireland

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The last hurrah of the summer: Temperatures expected to soar to 24 degrees for final sunny spell of season

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Women face delays at overworked clinics in new blow to CervicalCheck

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Priest stole cash from parish to lavish on boyfriends, police say

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Social Sightings: Opening Night of Kinky Boots at Bord Gais Energy Theatre

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Rose of Tralee 2019: Dáithi Ó Sé introduces Roses in Castletown House in Co Kildare

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In pics: Dáithí Ó Sé launches Rose of Tralee 2019 at Castletown House

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Social Sightings: Irish Premiere of Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood

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In Pictures: Thousands of students celebrate Leaving Cert 2019 results

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Ladies Day at the Dublin Horse Show 2019

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Peter Canavan: 'Kerry system is flawed, not the personnel'

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Kingspan 'monitoring closely' Brexit and German economy, as profit jumps

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Eddie Stobart CEO steps down amid accounting review

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Michael Kelly: 'Church must harness energy of enthusiastic lay people for a new, more active faith experience'

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Paul Williams: 'Fundamental flaw in the plan is that Harris didn't consult Garda members'

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David Chance: 'Brexiteers' brave new world of technological solution to replace the backstop is still just wishful thinking'

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RTÉ puts on a bold front at autumn schedule launch despite financial woes

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Mothers & Babies -- Ireland's only quintuplets return to neonatal unit to celebrate 18th birthday -- Ireland's only quintuplets returned to the neonatal...

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