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# The Last Word
Communicorp bans journalists from Irish news website The Currency from appearing on its airwaves
The website’s editor was due to appear on Today FM this evening but this appearance was cancelled.
# The Last Word
'I didn’t tear up my passport, it’s total nonsense, whoever spread that rumour'
Halawa spoke to Matt Cooper on Today FM’s Last Word programme.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?
FactCheck delves into a dispute over the so-called sugar tax, which is to go live on 1 May.
# The Last Word
Seery's swansong provides welcome respite from theatrics elsewhere
The veteran Dubliner will hang up his gloves after tomorrow evening’s UFC bout in Glasgow.
# factcheck
FactCheck: National Party leader Justin Barrett's claims about immigration
The National Party leader made a series of claims about immigration on the Last Word this week. We checked them out.
# The Last Word
Zenit Saint Petersburg just trolled The Daily Mail on Twitter and it was wonderful
The Russian club gained plenty of new followers in the process.
# deafblind
'We already bought my daughter's communion dress, because I'll be blind next year'
Carol Brill has spoken of her condition of deafblindness.
# traveller ethnicity
New Children's Minister doesn't support Traveller ethnicity
Flanagan says he doesn’t think ethnic recognition would ‘be to Travellers’ advantage’.
# Shootin' some hoops
Today FM’s Matt Cooper is in North Korea with Dennis Rodman
The journalist and broadcaster is writing a book about the Paddy Power-funded basketball game involving former NBA stars that will take place in Pyongyang on Wednesday.
# The Last Word
'Loving' father's obituary ends on surprising note
He didn’t hold back when it came to the end!
# Second thoughts
'Maybe I shouldn't have given Sean Cavanagh man-of-the-match' - Martin Carney
The commentator also said that Joe Brolly had “done a great service” to the GAA.
# Disappointment
Olympic heartbreak is 'crushing,' admits Gillick
The Irish athlete has spoken out after a succession of injury troubles scuppered his Olympic hopes.
# Speaking out
'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin
The ex-Dublin star also recalled his own experiences with racism as a player.
Tubs still losing listeners as D'Arcy's figures rise
The latest listenership figures show that while RTE favourites Morning Ireland and Marian Finucance fared well, Ryan Tubridy and Derek Mooney suffered losses.