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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Extension

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# croke park talks
Frontline Alliance: Staff being 'unfairly targeted' in Croke Park talks
The 24/7 Frontline Alliance represents gardaí, prison officers, nurses, midwives and other frontline emergency and essential services.
# Tribunal
Former IRA members will not give evidence to Smithwick Tribunal
The Smithwick Tribunal says three members of the Provisional IRA have ruled out giving oral evidence.
# Staying Put
Ashley Cole agrees new 1-year deal at Chelsea
Will Frank Lampard be next?
# New Breed
Dougall: I have to pinch myself after getting new deal
The 23-year-old Munster back-row has signed for another two seasons.
# longevity
Bad news, Hugo: Friedel agrees new Spurs deal
The 41-year-old goalkeeper has extended his contract until 2014.
# Extension
Shatter to request July 2013 as new deadline for Smithwick Tribunal
The tribunal – which is looking into whether there was Garda collusion in the deaths of two RUC officers – had an original deadline of 1 June 2012, before it was extended again to the end of October.
# locked in
Signing of the season: Leinster tie up Joe Schmidt until summer 2014
A one-year extension is superb business for the European champions but should rule the Kiwi out of the running for the Ireland job.
# Extension
Martin Skrtel signs new Liverpool contract
The Slovakian centre-half is one of the Reds’ most consistent performers. Or he was before Saturday, anyway.
# Greece
Greece seeks austerity plan extension
The Greek Prime Minister will suggest spending cuts be spread over four years instead of two in his talks with German and French leaders next week.
# luas link
Luas line link project approved
New line will connect the red and green lines in Dublin city and run to the new DIT campus at Grangegorman.
# Fossil Fuel
Smoky coal ban extended, will 'clear air and bring fewer deaths'
The ban is being extended to all of Dublin County, as well as seven provincial towns.
# Deal or no deal?
'We don't want to force the situation': Trap plays down contract rift
Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni says that there’s “no pressure” on the FAI to offer him a contract extension in a hurry.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.