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IRELAND: The Irish passport is one of the most valuable T in the world according to a new study.
IRELAND: Residents within two kilometres of a fire in north Dublin are being urged to close their windows.
IRELAND: Former Anglo boss David Drumm pleads not guilty as jury sworn in.
WORLD: French feminists have denounced an open letter signed by film star Catherine Deneuve that said men are being unfairly targeted by sexual misconduct allegations and should be free to hit on women.
VIEWS: This morning, the Cabinet will meet for the first time since the Christmas break, and at the top of the agenda is abortion, writes Daniel McConnell.
BUSINESS: Air France is to begin services out of Cork Airport from May, with a new Cork to Paris-Charles de Gaulle route.
SPORT: Irish jockey Ger Fox has revealed what is the toughest aspect of his six-month ban for testing positive for cocaine.
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SHOWBIZ: First Dates Ireland returned to our screens last night and it certainly got the whole country talking.
VIRAL: January blues? Netflix to the rescue with these new releases.
FEATURES: Are friendly Dr Brown Bear and Peppa Pig leading to more GP visits for children — as well as more unnecessary medication? Arlene Harris reports.
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