The top stories on Newstalk.com this Wednesday...
The Foreign Affairs Minister says the Government will present the messages of today's all island forum on Brexit to in Brussels and London.
Charlie Flanagan says he is 'encouraged' by today's dialogue - which saw over 300 political, business and civic representatives share their concerns about the impact on trade and fears of a return to a hard border.
The Garda Representatives Association (GRA) says its strike action will go ahead unless they hear of "substantial and significant progress towards real and tangible increases in pay".
The association - which represents around 10,500 rank-and-file gardaí - has been involved in talks with the Justice Department at the Labour Court today in a late bid to avert the industrial action planned for this coming Friday.
FA confirms England can wear armbands bearing poppies
Focus Ireland says the number of homeless families in Dublin has surpassed 1,000 for the first time.
The charity's figures show that 65 families became newly homeless in the city in September.
It brings the total to 736 families - including 1,389 children - having become homeless in Dublin in the first nine months 2016.
England's footballers can wear black armbands bearing poppies in their November 11th match against Scotland, the FA has said.
Even the British Prime Minister has waded into the row over the World Cup qualifier, calling FIFA's earlier decision to ban poppies from the pitch as "utterly outrageous".
Irish synth-rock group Fight Like Apes have announced that they will disband following an upcoming string of Irish shows.
The band warns that while Ireland has never produced so many talented and diverse musicians - more artists will be forced to call it a day due to financial pressures.