The Irish Times - Weekend Review - - NEWS REVIEW -

1. A. Renua leader John Leahy has said he’d be open to Casey join­ing the party, but stressed that he was not plan­ning to re­lin­quish the lead­er­ship yet, and be­sides, Casey would have to be an elected rep­re­sen­ta­tive be­fore he could take over as leader.

2. A. Fires were the big news with 1,690 men­tions as Hal­loween night bon­fires burned. The up­com­ing US midterm elec­tions came sec­ond with 683. The so called im­mi­grant car­a­van mak­ing its way to the US bor­der mer­ited 203 men­tions, while Don­ald Trump’s plan to abol­ish birthright cit­i­zen­ship got 191 men­tions.

3. Brazil’s new far-right pres­i­dent Jair Bol­sonaro.

4. D. It’s ac­tu­ally 15.1 per cent, but it’s still a big drop from the 00s baby boom.

5. B. 6. A. 7. B. 8. C. The other three have been put for­ward as can­di­dates to have a new bridge in Cork named af­ter them. 9. A. 10. D.

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