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Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Brexit vote has highlighted the “crisis in confidence” in the European Union and politics in general.

Ireland and Scotland have been urged to play a key role in providing the "ethical leadership that is so needed at this moment in our history".

Gardaí tracking a Lithuanian criminal gang across two counties later shot one of the suspected gang members in the early hours of this morning.

The Minister responsible for water charges has said he does not believe the Oireachtas is acting unlawfully by suspending the charges for nine months.

Education Equality has said it was dismayed to hear Minister for Education Richard Bruton propose a further 12-month delay to a Bill aimed at ending religious discrimination in the area of school admissions.

A Dublin glamour model has been given a two-month suspended sentence after she admitted she jumped on her ex-boyfriend's new partner and began to bite and scratch her.

Two sons of billionaire businessman Jim Mansfield will go on trial in November on ammunition charges.


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President of the European Council Donald Tusk has ruled out free EU trade access for UK without also allowing freedom of movement. He said the remaining 27 nations are "absolutely determined" to stay united after Britain's departure.

CCTV footage has emerged of the dramatic moment a bomb exploded at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul last night. The airport surveillance video shows the moment of one blast, a huge ball of fire, and passengers fleeing in terror.

A group of schoolchildren has been found after they went missing in the Brecon Beacons in atrocious weather conditions.


It has been revealed that there may be no allocation of sports capital grants this year, despite a 40% increase in the budget. It emerged at a review of estimates for the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport that it may be next year before applications and allocations are made again.


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The Football Association is pledging to take its time scouring the globe to find Roy Hodgson’s permanent successor to the England manager's job.

Check out all the latest news, views and banter in our dedicated Euro 2016 section


There has been a rise of 6.9% in the price of residential properties in the year to the end of May. However, figures from the CSO today show that the rate of increase is slowing down, and is the slowest rate since December last year. House prices rose by 0.2% in May compared to April.

Icelandic airline Wow Air has announced flights from Dublin to New York, from €129 one way. The low cost carrier is to route its Dublin flight via Iceland to New York.


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As summer sipping gets into gear, dedicated researcher Joe McNamee checks out the best spaces for an outdoor libation.

Sarah Crossan’s young adult tale of conjoined twins has won her a pile of praise and a slew of awards, writes Marjorie Brennan


The problem with outrage is that it always wants to punish. And in the Brexit vote for Britain to leave the European Union, that means inflicting more harm than good on the economy, says Cass R Sunstein

The people in Britain who voted to leave the EU have acted against their own interests, writes Dominique Moisi. Unfortunately, there may also be knock-on effects for the rest of us.


The business end of Euro 2016 is here and no one can be confident of a place after Iceland shocked England and Italy pipped Spain to the post. 


It should go without saying, but a key element for maximum enjoyment of a car wash (and they’re pretty fun, let’s be honest) is making sure your car is water tight.

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It’s been a bumper season for whale, dolphin and shark watching with the animals spotted up and down our coasts. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited by a new one - especially a rare sighting such as this.


GAMING: FIFA fans have uncovered a chemistry glitch within the Ultimate Team mode, which EA now says it is looking into.

MOVIES: Irish folk Celtic Badger Media have put together a new short film called Rewind. It has a neat concept and it's short (!) and you can watch it online for free!

TECH: Pebble has already launched two products in a big way on Kickstarter, and their most recent campaign is the biggest yet.


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Love/Hate star Laurence Kinlan has fired back at Katie Taylor, after she criticised golfers Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy for pulling out of the Olympic Games.

RTÉ sports presenter, Jacqui Hurley, has opened up about losing her brother, Sean Hurley, when he just was 25 years old.


Paris is to confer a medal of honour on the Irish soccer fans that turned the city into a sea of green and viral video hits over the course of Euro 2016.


A S the Joker would say, ‘Why so Series X?’ But the next generation of the Xbox isn’t a joke for Microsoft, who have ground to make up on Sony in the console wars. The Redmond team disappointed this generation, making early mistakes that gave Sony all the momentum.GameTech: Get ready for the new Xbox

Cork actor Eanna Hardwicke may have grown up with a Young Offenders star, but he is set to make a name for himself with a string of big roles, writes  Esther McCarthyEanna Hardwicke: Cork actor about to burst onto the big screen

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Peter Dowdall reports on how Blarney Castle's famous yew has bewitched onlookers for six centuriesBewitched: Help Ireland's most popular tree get the vote in Europe

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