Catch-up with what you've missed so far today with our lunchtime briefing

Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.


The Government is about to add to its woes as a student fees loan scheme proposal is set to take centre stage in a new third-level funding debate.

Rapid take-down orders and new offences are among the recommendations to tackle so-called revenge porn. Read more of our special report on revenge porn here.

The Department of Health has come under pressure after it emerged the former CEO of Console was brought in for questioning five years ago regarding his stint posing as a fake doctor in the early 1980s.

A Fine Gael backbencher says the party needs a new leader by September.

Here is a county-by-county breakdown of the rise in house prices in the last three months.

A man has died after his car was involved in a collision with a truck in Co Cork this morning.


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Andrea Leadsom has confirmed she is quitting the race to succeed David Cameron as leader of the UK's Conservative Party and British Prime Minister.

The son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has threatened revenge against the United States for assassinating his father, according to an audio message posted online.


The old order changeth, Tennyson tells us, giving place to the new. Was yesterday’s Munster final an example of the new or the old, though?

Larry Ryan on what we’ll miss most from Gilesy

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This young lad from Portugal is breaking hearts around the internet this morning.


For an oil and gas explorer, the news that the Brexit referendum result was a “seismic” shift in favour of Leave made compelling reading. Brexit is a timely reminder of the potential future energy issues that might be faced by the island of Ireland.

An increased use of satellite technology is set to improve on-the-spot-checks and cut administrative costs of the Common Agricultural Policy.


Posting pornographic images of an individual online without their consent is a growing form of abuse for which there is no criminal sanction in Ireland. Joyce Fegan talks to victims and experts.


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The Visually Impaired Walking Group make great strides as they pound Cork paths, writes Dan MacCarthy


See Orla Finn's goal as Cork beat Kerry in the TG4 Munster Senior Championship Final in Killarney to regain the title. 


Over the weekend, this Dublin guy posted his Mammy's response to finding a particularly shabby pair of boxers as she was doing his washing.

There’s nothing like scaring the life out of a loved one in honour of their birthday.


GAMING: Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm, or at least parts of the world, as the international release has been delayed. Here's why that's happening.

MOVIES/TV: A team of paranormal investigators must save New York from a supernatural menace. Here's our review of the new Ghostbusters

TECH: The iPhone 7 is still a few months away from being announced, but a photo of a dummy handset has been posted online, which may give us an idea of what the handset will look like.


Catch-up with what you've missed so far today with our lunchtime briefing

Beyonce was the talk of Ireland this week, thanks to her amazing gig in Croke Park but while she flew to Wimbledon during her time here, her team hit the clubs.


The first thing to realise about Cork hurling is that the whole problem can’t be taken in at one glance.


Rower Philip Doyle believes there is no gain without pain when it comes to training. “You have to break a body down to build it up,” says the 27-year-old matter of factly.Irish rower Philip Doyle: 'You have to break a body down to built it up'

The bohemian brio of kaftans seems a tad exotic for socially distanced coffee mornings or close-to-home staycations. Perhaps that’s their charm.Trend of the Week: Cool Kaftans - Breezy dressing redefined

Eve Kelliher consults a Munster designer to find out what our future residences, offices and businesses will look likeHow pandemic life is transforming homes and workplaces

Nidge and co return for a repeat of a series that gripped the nation over its five seasons.Friday's TV Highlights: Love/Hate returns while Springwatch looks at rewilding

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