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IRELAND

The body of a young man has been recovered from the sea in Co Clare. The alarm was raised at around 8.15am today when emergency services received a report of a body in the water close to the beach in Kilkee.

Philip Harty has won the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon. Nollaigh O'Neill from Leevale was the first woman to cross the line. Elsewhere, husband and wife Joe and Kay O'Regan, both 80 years old, got a fantastic reception as they held hands when they crossed the finish line.

A van driver has died in a crash in Co Cork, after a collision with an ambulance carrying a patient. The vehicle collided with an ambulance at Ballygrogan Rathduff on the N20 Cork to Mallow Road in the early hours of this morning.

Met Éireann is warning of treacherous conditions on our roads today due to heavy rain.

A man was stabbed in Cork city centre last night, on Tuckey Street just off Grand Parade. The incident took place at around 10.30pm.

The Minister for Education Richard Bruton has said the Government will push ahead with plans to divest patronage of Catholic schools.

WORLD

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One of Britain's worst paedophiles, who shared horrific images on the dark web as he abused up to 200 Malaysian children, has been handed 22 life sentences.

Police are continuing to investigate a “targeted attack” which left a city street looking like a “war zone”.

Fear of crossing the road is posing a serious threat to bat populations across Europe, say scientists. Researchers investigated more than 1,000 bat deaths caused by collisions with cars, and found evidence that the animals were avoiding roads.

SPORT

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Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has apologised for making an inappropriate remark last week at the Cork Opera House.

Ukraine’s intelligence agency said it has thwarted a plot to attack the Euro 2016 football tournament in France.

It was a brilliant team performance by Waterford and another illustration of superb management from Derek McGrath and his crew, writes Anthony Daly.

BUSINESS

As Brexit polls suggest a ‘leave’ vote is possible, business in Ireland can’t afford to be complacent, says Kyran Fitzgerald.

Ireland will, today, sign up to an international pact to foster cross-border co-operation in the development of an offshore renewable energy sector in northern Europe.

Conor Murray believes any intimidation targeted towards team-mate CJ Stander during Ireland’s Test series with South Africa this month will merely serve to motivate the Munster back row.

ANALYSIS

Abtran lends a hand as their employees head into schools for a Literacy Support Programme in Sunday’s Well, writes Niall Murray, Education Correspondent

LIFESTYLE

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As melanoma is the biggest cancer killer, Arlene Harris says it makes sense to wise up when it comes to sunscreens.

VIDEO

We all know men love their motors but the action at yesterday’s Red Bull Soapbox Race proves a car doesn’t even need a motor for a man to fall in love.

VIRAL

Top Gear’s audience plummeted to 2.8 million viewers in its second outing, losing a third of the viewers who watched its debut.

Artificial intelligence and how it can help or hinder the human race continues to spark debate in the technology world – now another example of it being used for good has emerged. A group of researchers from Singapore have created an autonomous robot that can be used to cut down on the admin work librarians have to do.

TECHNOW

GAMINGTelltale Games took to Twitter to reveal when its Batman series and the third season of The Walking Dead will premiere.

MOVIESAnother week and more movies are on the way. There are no major blockbusters to be seen so you'll have to check out some documentaries, dramas and a gorgeous animation instead.

TECH: Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 5 in August last year rather than September at IFA. The latest rumour indicates that it’ll be out even earlier this year.

SHOWBIZ

Saoirse Ronan has debuted on the cover of Time magazineThe Carlow actress has been named in the publication’s list of the 10 “Next Generation Leaders” and was chosen to grace the cover of the special edition.

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Catch-up with what you've missed today with our evening briefing

The body of a young man has been recovered from the sea in Co Clare. The alarm was raised at around 8.15am today when emergency services received a report of a body in the water close to the beach in Kilkee.


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