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IRELAND

Irish Water has pleaded guilty to polluting a Co Louth stream after a malfunction at a sewage treatment plant led to a discharge which turned water grey.

The Labour Party looks set to abstain from the vote on Enda Kenny on Thursday, Daniel McConnell, Political Editor has learned.

A woman has been jailed for four years for the neglect and cruelty of seven of her children in the west of Ireland between 2006 and 2011.

There is no basis for talks or other intervention in the Luas dispute, the company which runs the service said today. Following a meeting with SIPTU today, Transdev says the union's expectations remain in excess of what was proposed at the WRC and subsequently rejected.

Revenue officers seized 3.8kg cocaine last night at Dublin Airport. A 39-year-old Portuguese woman arriving in Dublin from Dubai was stopped and questioned, following routine profiling by Revenue officers.

The head of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) warned today that members will be starting a campaign to recover their pay.

Relief teachers who are members of the ASTI say they are finding themselves impacted because of the union's opposition to the new Junior Cert cycle.

WORLD

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A "devious, manipulative and selfish" young mother will serve at least 24 years behind bars in England after brutally stamping her toddler daughter to death in the child's bedroom.

Republican front-runner Donald Trump says his children will not be able to vote for him in the upcoming New York presidential primary because they did not register in time.

SPORT

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has lost his battle to be fit for his side's decisive Champions League quarter-final clash against Paris Saint-Germain.

Cue Card and Don Cossack remain on course for a mouthwatering third clash after featuring among 20 entries for the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup.

We looked at five things we learned from the league semi-finals and look ahead what we can expect in next Sunday’s hurling semi-finals.

BUSINESS

A UCC professor has been presented with the Satava award, one of the most prestigious in the area of advanced technologies in medicine.

BlackBerry will release two new Android smartphones this year, the company’s CEO has said.

LIFESTYLE

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A new drug could make a dramatic difference to one patient with cystic fibrosis, writes Ailin Quinlan

VIEWPOINTS

One-upmanship has defined wealth creation and its distribution in this country. It’s time the State, the super-rich, and public sector elites paid for a fairer Ireland, writes Eddie Hobbs

VIDEO

Which manager has got the most out of his team this season? Balltalk's Steve Neville (@SteveNeville_), Robert McNamara (@whatrobdidnext) and Neville O'Donoghue (@bewarmers) discuss.

VIRAL

A python found by construction workers in Malaysia could be the longest snake ever to be caught, according to reports.

Birthdays when you’re living overseas can be a bit tough as you’re missing your friends and family. So we’re sure that Corkman Dave O’Callaghan appreciated this surprise visit on his 30th birthday from his best friend, Noel Whelan.

TECHNOW

GAMING:This player has worked through all of Fallout 3 and it's DLC packs on hard mode without ever healing once - it's pretty amazing

MOVIES: Harry Potter fans rejoice - you're heading back to the wizarding world at the end of 2016!

TECH: HTC is set to unveil its next flagship tomorrow, but a promotional video has leaked online, giving us an all-round look at the handset.

SHOWBIZ

Hugh Jackman has shared a sweet throwback photo to celebrate 20 years of marriage. The X-Men heartthrob and actress Debora-Lee Furness tied the knot in 1996 after meeting on the set of an Aussie TV show, and are thought to have one of the strongest relationships in Hollywood.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

The teenage sister of a League of Ireland football star is recovering after being viciously attacked with a bottle at a house party last week.


Lifestyle

This year heralds the return of a much-maligned shade, pulled from the design doldrums and now paired with some unexpected complementary colours, materials and tone-on-tone activity, writes Carol O’Callaghan.Fifty shades of beige

Their romance took Laura Roset and Ken Mohally from Mallow to Moldova and back again.Wedding of the Week: Love spreads from Mallow to Moldova

Every day, I take my wife a cup of tea in bed. However, we sometimes make love in the mornings and she pauses to finish her cup before it goes cold.Sexual healing: Her long tea breaks cools the moment

As the Caped Crusader hits 80 years of protecting Gotham City, Chris Wasser looks at the history of the world’s darkest superhero.80 years on, Batman still packs a punch

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