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Seamus McGrane jailed for Prince Charles bomb plot

A DISSIDENT republican leader convicted of directing the activities of a terrorist organisation which plotted an explosion during a visit of Prince Charles has been jailed for more than 11 years.

May preparing new offer on border says Varadkar

By Arj Singh and Andrew Woodcock
Theresa May is preparing to make a fresh Brexit offer on the border by Friday to try and break the logjam in negotiations amid warnings she may have to wait until the New Year for trade talks, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar appoints Simon Coveney tánaiste

Deborah McAleese
THE Republic's foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney has been appointed the country's new deputy premier following the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald over her handling of a police whistleblower scandal.

Frances Fitzgerald resigns in 'national interest'

Ed Carty, Press Association
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has said she resigned over her handling of a whistleblower scandal to avoid an "unwelcome and potentially destabilising" snap election.

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