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DUP in disarray as Poots resigns; G7 ends with statements on Russia and China; China reacts to G7; Mica protesters descend on Dublin; Eriksen, sport and cardiac arrest; Homophobic acts blight Pride month; Irish aviation reels as Stobart shuts down; Public asked not to "rescue" wild baby animals.
Morning Ireland, Friday 18th June
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Edwin Poots resigns after just three weeks as leader of the DUP
Vincent Kearney, Northern Editor, on the resignation of Edwin Poots as leader of the DUP, following a tumultuous 24 hours in Northern Irish politics.
What impact does the political fallout in the north have on the south?
John Downing, Irish Independent Political Correspondent, discusses the fallout from Edwin Poots' resignation as DUP leader, relations between Belfast and Dublin, and the ongoing Dáil row over the national maternity hospital.
'A divided DUP is the last thing Northern Ireland needs' - Minister Simon Coveney
Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs, reacts to Edwin Poots' resignation as leader of the DUP last night.
What will the DUP do now?
Jim Wells, DUP MLA for South Down, and Emma Little-Pengelly, former DUP MP and special advisor to Arlene Foster react to the political turmoil in Northern Ireland as the DUP finds itself in dissaray.