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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 12 September 2016
  2. More updates from 07:00 on Tuesday
  3. Picture: Scrabo Tower, Newtownards (by Neil R Finlay)

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    It's been a busy news day. We'll be back at 07:00 on Tuesday with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather. Hope you can join us!

  2. Flanagan 'cautious' over border assurances

    The Irish foreign minister has said he is "cautious" about British reassurances there will be no 'hard border' after Brexit.

    Charlie Flanagan

    Charlie Flanagan was speaking on the eve of Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire's first official visit to Dublin.

  3. Pat Hickey vows to fight ticket charges

    Irish Olympic official Pat Hickey has said he is "completely innocent" after being charged in Brazil over an alleged ticket scam at the Rio Olympics.

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    Pat Hickey

    Mr Hickey, along with Irishman Kevin Mallon, is one of 10 people facing a number of charges in relation to the alleged illegal ticket sales.

  4. 'Dumb truckers': The height of madness after Irish safety campaign?

    An Irish road tunnel will be partially closed for several days after a hay lorry got stuck inside, damaging its ceiling.  

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    The vehicle became wedged at the entrance to the Limerick Tunnel on Sunday despite a high-profile and controversial campaign warning lorry drivers to obey height restrictions.

  5. US political leaders on exchange visit to Northern Ireland

    A group of political leaders from America is visiting Northern Ireland as part of an exchange programme aimed at understanding the politics of both countries. 

    Amy Spitalnick and Jason Isaac

    Amy Spitalnick, a Democrat who works as a communications advisor for the New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Jason Isaac, a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, spoke to Evening Extra about their visit.

  6. 'Lessons for Europe' from Irish Famine

    European nations failing to respond to their humanitarian obligations to refugees should learn from the Irish famine, the Irish President has said.  

    President Higgins

    Michael D Higgins was speaking at the annual National Famine Commemoration to remember the more than 1m people who died during the Irish famine between 1845-1849.

  7. Man remanded over assault on footballer

    A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody after a so-called one-punch attack on a Londonderry footballer.

    Scene of assault on footballer Niall Grace

    Matthew McDermott is accused of assaulting Niall Grace, who plays for Institute Football Club. Mr Grace remains in a critical condition in hospital.