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Evening top 5: Brexit Cabinet meeting; Ethiopian Airlines crash; and Irish woman held in Syria

Ministers hold special Brexit-related Cabinet meeting Government ministers are holding a special ...
Jack Quann
Jack Quann

22.09 11 Mar 2019


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Evening top 5: Brexit Cabinet...

Evening top 5: Brexit Cabinet meeting; Ethiopian Airlines crash; and Irish woman held in Syria

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

22.09 11 Mar 2019


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Ministers hold special Brexit-related Cabinet meeting

Government ministers are holding a special Brexit-related Cabinet meeting.

It is the second time the Cabinet has met to discuss Britain's exit from the EU in 24 hours.

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It comes as British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meet in Strasbourg for talks.

Mother of Irish man killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash speaks out

The mother of MicheƔl Ryan says her son embraced life with a passion.

The Irish engineer was among 157 people who died when a plane crashed in Ethopia on Sunday.

Books of condolence have opened in Co Clare for the 39-year-old father of two, who worked with the United Nations World Food Programme.

Family of Irish woman held in Syria speaks with Simon Coveney

The family of a Dundalk woman, who is being held in Syria, has spoken to the Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney about her returning to Ireland.

Lisa Smith, former member of the Defence Forces, and her young son are being held at a camp in the country on suspicion of being a member of the so-called Islamic State.

Earlier, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said she has a right to return to Ireland.

Man arrested after gun, device found in north Dublin house

A man has been arrested in north Dublin after GardaĆ­ recovered a gun and a device.

Officers were called to a report of a man armed with a gun in the Poppintree area of Ballymun at around 4.45pm on Monday.

Garda Armed Support Units and local units were sent to the scene.

Ireland to perform in second Eurovision semi-final

The line-up for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest has been announced.

Ireland's Sarah McTernan will perform '22' on the night of the second semi-final in Tel Aviv.

According to the show's website, she will be seventh on stage on May 16th to compete for a place in the final.


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