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IRELAND

A Cork barber shop has come under fire after two customers - one a gay man and one a boy in a wheelchair - were refused haircuts.

The Taoiseach has said that if he were to meet Donald Trump he would "certainly" repeat his previous comments that some of the businessman's comments were racist and dangerous.

The Health Minister Simon Harris has denied that setting up a Citizen’s Assembly to consider repealing the 8th amendment on abortion is a stalling tactic.

Gardaí are investigating an incident in which a man who had been removed from a premises in Dublin was restrained on the street outside, with the incident catured in footage by witnesses.

A 69-year-old motorcyclist has died in a road accident at Kiloughan in Stradbally, Co Laois today.

A Dublin couple, who claimed their 13-year-old son was sick but would not produce any medical evidence after they kept him out of school for four years, have been spared jail.

WORLD

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Five men who raped a Danish tourist when she asked for directions in New Delhi have been sentenced to life in prison for the attack that highlighted the plague of sexual violence in India.

A radical treatment that wipes out and then regenerates the immune system can halt progression of aggressive multiple sclerosis and even reverse its symptoms, research has shown.

SPORT

The funeral procession of Muhammad Ali passed through his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The funeral motorcade of roughly 17 cars, including a hearse carrying Ali’s body, passed through significant areas to Ali including his boyhood home, the Ali Center, and the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage.

Defender Kolo Toure's departure from Liverpool will be officially confirmed when the club's list of retained players is published on Friday.

Martin O'Neill is hopeful of having Robbie Keane and James McCarthy available to him for the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 opener against Sweden.

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Check out all the latest news, views and banter in our dedicated http://www.irishexaminer.com/euro2016">Euro 2016 section

BUSINESS

Global agricultural products group Yara has opened a new fertiliser terminal at Ringaskiddy, Port of Cork.

Adidas, Nike, and Puma will be relying more on individuals to sell football boots, shirts and accessories during Euro 2016 over the coming month.

ANALYSIS

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After fulfilling a New Year’s resolution to cycle 250km for charity in Vietnam’s mountains, Kelly O’Brien had her eyes opened by the hardships faced by the most impoverished kids

LIFESTYLE

Irish theatre company ANU bring their show about the Manchester bombing to the city where it happened, writes Padraic Killeen

VIDEO

Michael Sheahan, Robert McNamara and Steve Neville debate the starting XI that should line out for the Republic of Ireland in their opening Euro 2016 game against Sweden.

VIRAL

Kids love funfairs, right? Rides, candy floss, cuddly toys… But judging from the photos this Twitter user took of her nephew’s recent trip to an amusement park, it’s not for all of them.

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With the first Irish match taking place Monday afternoon against Sweden, pubs are sharing their Euros-themed offers to tempt people into their establishments. But this one from Oscar’s Bar in Dublin, offering a free gin and tonic to any girl who can explain the offside rule to their staff, has created a bit of a controversy online.

TECHNOW

GAMING: DICE has revealed that the next Star Wars Battlefront DLC pack, Bespin, will be released on June 21 for Season Pass holders.

MOVIES: The current season of Game of Thrones comes to a close in a few weeks and HBO has big plans for these final moments.

TECH: The Nest Cam is a handy camera that's easy to set up and keeps an eye on your home while you're away. You can even use the in built mic and speaker to listen and talk through it, and sync all the video for added security.

SHOWBIZ

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Frasier star Kelsey Grammer hit the Good Morning Britain sofa on Friday and revealed that he may give his support to Donald Trump, the controversial presumptive Republican nominee.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

A popular restaurateur has spoken of her heartbreak and devastation after being forced to close her family’s critically acclaimed riverside business. Sandra Murphy, who ran The Rising Tide seafood bar and restaurant in Glounthaune, on the eastern outskirts of Cork City, said it was one of the hardest decisions she has ever had to make.


Lifestyle

March is the perfect time to take action when it comes to your lawn, writes Peter DowdallGrassroots campaign: Take action in your lawn

Robin Maharaj, director at Kilkenny Architectural Salvage and AntiquesRobin Maharaj: ‘If you take a longterm view you won’t go wrong’

Fond recollections of a legend, an industry titan comes to Cork, Grimes' new album impresses critics, and Cork French Film Festival announces its lineup, writes Des O'DriscollScene and Heard: ‘Fail we may, sail we must’

Irish Examiner arts editor Des O'Driscoll picks his top gigs from the weekend's event, at venues around Cork City.Right Here, Right Now: this weekend's highlights

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