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Evening top 5: Varadkar to meet Johnson; Pence in Dublin; and Government to challenge PSC ruling

Johnson to meet Varadkar in Dublin next week to discuss Brexit The British Prime Minister Boris J...
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Jack Quann

21.55 3 Sep 2019


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Evening top 5: Varadkar to meet Johnson; Pence in Dublin; and Government to challenge PSC ruling

Jack Quann
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21.55 3 Sep 2019


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Johnson to meet Varadkar in Dublin next week to discuss Brexit

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin next Monday to discuss Brexit.

Mr Johnson made the comments during a speech to the House of Commons in London.

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In his speech, Mr Johnson spoke about apparent progress made in talks to see Britain leave the European Union with a deal on October 31st.

Varadkar tells Pence: Brexit is not a problem of our making

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told US Vice-President Mike Pence that Brexit is not an Irish problem.

Mr Pence and his wife Karen joined Mr Varadkar and his partner Matthew Barrett for lunch at Farmleigh House in Dublin earlier.

The US Vice-President also met with President Michael D Higgins and Tánaiste Simon Coveney as part of his trip to Ireland.

Government to challenge Data Protection ruling on Public Services Card

The Government is set to appeal against a finding that the Public Services Card (PSC) was used unlawfully.

A Data Protection Commission report last month also called for people's data to be deleted if it was not related to welfare services.

The body completed an initial investigation into the way the Government has been using the card - and warned that it was in breach of several aspects of data protection law.

Australian vegan loses Supreme Court battle over smell of barbecue fish

An Australian vegan has lost her Supreme Court battle over the smell of meat and fish from her neighbour's barbecue.

Perth resident Cilla Carden told the court that both of her neighbours have been deliberately cooking meat, smoking and making noise outside.

The Western Australia Supreme Court found her claim to be “not reasonable” and said it would have stopped her neighbours from enjoying their own gardens.

Newstalk leading the way with a record 29 IMRO Radio Awards nominations

Newstalk is leading the way in the industry with a record 29 award nominations at the annual IMRO Radio Awards.

The IMRO Radio Awards celebrate the best in Irish radio broadcasting and recognise those who have made contributions over the year.

The judging panel is made up of 105 industry veterans and new independent judges, who listened to 652 entries, over 37 different categories.


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