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LATEST... Those who can afford to pay the most tax should do so to protect the less well off, Gerry Adams said.

LATEST... Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has called for honesty and courage from politicians on how they deal with abortion issues.

ANALYSIS... Minister Kathleen Lynch has her supporters but concedes she will face a battle for the fourth seat in Cork North Central, writes Catherine Shanahan

SOCIAL... It is that time of year when you might get a random visit from a politician to your door, beggin’ for a vote. But the politicians calling to this door might be beggin’ for some relief if it was not for this conscientious note left out for those on the campaign trail.

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Gardaí in Cork are appealing for witnesses to a serious road crash earlier this week. It happened on the N71 between Clonakilty and Rosscarbery near Rathbarry at 4pm on Tuesday afternoon.

A man has appeared in court charged in connection with the death of Dublin man Kenneth O'Brien whose torso was found in the canal in Co Kildare last month.

One of Michael Collins' hitmen has become a voice from the grave in a new animated film telling the story of being a 14-year-old boy soldier in the Easter Rising.

Gardaí in Dublin have seized a firearm and arrested a man. The handgun was found when Gardaí searched a house in the Dublin 1 area.


US President Barack Obama has said his history-making visit to Cuba next month was part of an effort to "improve the lives of the Cuban people".

A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in central Ghana has killed 53 people.

Barack Obama is looking to nominate a Supreme Court candidate who has enjoyed past Republican support, Vice President Joe Biden has said.


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World champion handballer and former Cavan footballer Paul Brady has been named in a list of the top 15 greatest athletes.

Premier League footballer Adam Johnson would be a "bit of a paedophile" for going after a 15-year-old girl, a court heard today.


Bombardier has suspended the recruitment of new apprentices in the wake of a redundancy announcement that is set to see more than 1,000 jobs lost.

Eurotunnel has asked the British and French governments to reimburse it €29m for lost revenue during last year's cross-Channel migrant crisis.


As a merger between CIT and IT Tralee looms, the Government has attached conditions that poison the whole development and will impact on teaching, writes Tom O’Connor.


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Stop judging and attacking girls for sending sexts. Instead teach boys that sharing those images is a gross betrayal of trust, immature and a form of sexual assault says Gráinne McGuinness


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A cousin of the Kelly twins has been found and he hopes to bury them with their father in a Cork city cemetery. Following an appeal for information, Seán Kelly from Cork came forward with information to prove he is the twins' next-of-kin.


GAMING: Far Cry Primal is out next week and if you want to spoil the opening 60 minutes or so then this is the video you'll want to watch

MOVIES: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 has just started filming in Atlanta and director James Gunn is back on the set with his talented cast and crew, and just can't wait to share another madcap adventure with the world.

TECH: Reports indicate that Apple's upcoming iPhone 7 could let users charge their handsets from up to 15 feet awayfrom a charging point.


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As we’re all still reeling over the awkwardness that was last week’s Late Late Show, we’re made to re-live one of the most memorable parts of the night. The moment poor audience member Molly-Kate showed signs of utter devastation when comedian Mario Rosenstock took to the stage imitating her hero, Daniel O' Donnell. Well, it’s about to get a whole lot better as Daniel O’Donnell himself has personally invited the superfan to join him at his concert.


The Cork Camogie Board and Camogie Association are at war over the latter’s refusal to regrade nine All-Ireland senior-medal winners to intermediate for the year ahead, throwing into doubt the county’s participation in the Division 2 league and All-Ireland intermediate championship.


Whether you’re into a ‘no make-up make-up’ look or jet black lipstick, LFW had it all.These are the biggest beauty looks from a vampy London Fashion Week

It will take you out of your beauty comfort zone, but is remarkably easy to pull off.London Fashion Week: This top make-up artist wants you to ditch your cat-eye for a ‘blue fade’

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a 20-something man who isn’t having any luck meeting women in bars and clubs.Ask a counsellor: ‘Neither me or my mates have had a date for years – what are we doing wrong?’

As Aussie beer and cider brand Gayle launches in the UK, Abi Jackson finds out more from co-founder Virginia Buckworth.‘Brewed with love’: How new Aussie brand Gayle is putting ‘gay ale’ on the world drinks map

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