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IRELAND

Fianna Fáil has said that it will not be supporting a motion by Sinn Féin and other TDs that calls for the immediate scrapping of water charges.

Gardaí have been given a final extension to the time they can hold a man for questioning as part of the investigation into David Byrne’s murder.

Gardaí investigating a possible sighting of a man missing from Co Monaghan for over 14 years have today issued a formal appeal for information.

The woman who rescued a toddler from the River Lee has called for better railings to be installed at the water’s edge.

The jury in the trial of four former bank executives accused of conspiring to defraud has suspended its deliberations after a juror became ill this morning.

Prince Charles began a three-day visit to the island of Ireland today. The British monarch is in Belfast today, and will be joined by the Duchess of Cornwall tomorrow.

WORLD

A "reckless" Indian restaurant owner who was convicted of killing a customer with a nut allergy by supplying him with a takeaway containing peanuts has been jailed for six years.

The right-wing candidate in Austria's presidential election has conceded defeat to his left-leaning rival.

An Indian climber has died while being helped down Mount Everest, just days after two others died near the peak.

SPORT

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Katie Taylor has won her last sixteen fight at the World Women's Championships and Olympic qualifiers in Kazakhstan today.

Manchester United have sacked Louis van Gaal as manager, according to reports. After a disappointing campaign in terms of style and substance at Old Trafford, the door is now open for Jose Mourinho's return to management.

We all arrived in Thurles yesterday for fire and brimstone and saw a dull glow instead: Cork’s tactical experimentation doused by Tipperary’s crispness, says Michael Moynihan.

BUSINESS

Ireland ranks just above Vietnam in world rankings with the fewest women working in senior jobs in IT, a survey of 82 countries for recruiter Harvey Nash and consultancy KPMG reveals.

Axa, one of the largest insurance companies in the world, will stop investing in the tobacco industry, it has announced.

ANALYSIS

Archaeologists will attempt to locate the unmarked graves of up to 1,000 prisoners who died in a deliberately forgotten public-health catastrophe on Spike Island in Cork Harbour during the early 1850s.

LIFESTYLE

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Helen Barlow reflects on the two weeks she spent at the world’s most famous film festival, Cannes.

VIDEO

If your weekend includes heading to see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Croke Park you should watch this press conference that took place today regarding the security and traffic arrangements for the two concerts.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Uncharted 4 has sold more than 2.7 million copies, between physical and digital sales, making it the fastest selling first-party PS4 title.

MOVIES: The cast is back for Alice Through the Looking Glass, and it's looking even more mental this time around. George Clooney is up in a drama from director Jodie Foster and there's a comedy shot in Ireland called Love and Friendship.

TECH: There’s another iPhone 7 leak doing the rounds this morning, this time showing off some new design changes.

SHOWBIZ

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The first trailer for Emma Watson’s eagerly anticipated Beauty And The Beast film has premiered online.

Lenny Henry is joining the cast of Broadchurch, it has been announced. The actor will appear in the third and final series of the award-winning ITV crime drama, which started shooting today.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Gardaí investigating a possible sighting of a man missing from Co Monaghan for over 14 years have today issued a formal appeal for information.


Lifestyle

“This is an illness, a psychiatric disorder. It’s about deeper issues, about needing to be in control, needing to be perfect. It’s about an inability to handle and express feelings.”Eating your heart out: Why eating disorders are not about food

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