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Aviva to transfer UK policy administration to Ireland Insurance company Aviva is preparing to transfer the administration of insurance policies from the UK to Ireland, to safeguard against the possible implications of Brexit.
School appeals for boy to be allowed stay in Ireland A Co Wicklow primary school has said it is overwhelmed by the public support it has received for a campaign to prevent the deportation of one of its pupils.
Brexit transition extension a 'reassurance' for UK govt Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the extension to the Brexit transition period is to "give the British government a reassurance that the backstop ... is very, very unlikely to ever be used."
London travel chaos after overhead rail wires damaged Passengers travelling from Heathrow Airport into central London are facing major disruption in London after overhead electric wires were "severely" damaged last night.
Several months before CervicalCheck tribunal is set up Minister for Health Simon Harris has told RTÉ News that it will take a number of months to set up the compensation tribunal to deal with claims against CervicalCheck.
IMF chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has postponed a planned trip to the Middle East with a stop in Saudi Arabia for an investment conference, after a prominent journalist's disappearance.
Israel closes border with Gaza after rocket attack Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has ordered the closure of both of Israel's border crossings with Gaza after a Palestinian rocket attack hit a southern city prompting retaliatory air strikes.
Poet hits out at Galway 2020 preparations in new work A Galway poet has hit out at the way in which the city is preparing to stage the 2020 European Capital of Culture event, saying the focus has shifted away from what was envisaged.
Consider special pay for mental health staff - report An Oireachtas Committee report on the Future of Mental Healthcare has recommended the possibility of special payments for psychiatric nurses and psychiatrists to address recruitment difficulties.
Trump speaks to Saudi prince on Khashoggi disappearance US President Donald Trump has said that Saudi Arabia's crown prince told him he did not know what had happened in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing two weeks ago.
Boy with cerebral palsy settles court action for €9.1m A seven-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who sued the HSE over the circumstances of his birth at Cavan General Hospital has settled his High Court action for €9.1m.
Taoiseach: 'Significant gaps remain' in Brexit talks Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that a positive outcome was still possible in attempts to reach agreement in the Brexit negotiations, but he said that "significant gaps remain".
Court hears woman had throat slit on way home from work The Central Criminal Court has heard details of a knife attack on a civil servant who had her throat slit by another woman as she walked home from work.