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Emergency services have been called to a shooting in Dublin city centre this afternoon. It is understood a man has been wounded in an incident on Bridgefoot Street in the last hour.

The High Court has heard that lawyers for Console have not been able to locate its founder Paul Kelly or his wife Patricia to serve notice of injunctions. Mr Kelly is also being asked to return his People of the Year award.

The Lough Derg Lifeboat has rescued four people on board a 40-foot cruiser this afternoon.

Students eligible for SUSI grants are being denied their funding due to their intention to pursue education at a private college, Griffith College student union officer Michael McNamara has said.

The Supreme Court has reserved judgement in a killer’s attempt to get damages for a 12-year delay in bringing his prosecution.


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Michael Gove has declared himself "the candidate for change" as he set out his pitch to become Conservative leader and UK prime minister.

A Chechen extremist was the mastermind behind the triple suicide bombing at Istanbul's busiest airport which killed at least 44 people, a US congressman has said.

Western nations publicly critical of Bashar Assad's regime have been quietly sending security officials to collaborate with his government, the Syrian president said.


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Ryan Giggs is leaving Manchester United after 29 years at the club, according to the BBC. Giggs, who made a record 963 appearances for the club, had one more year on his contract as assistant manager but new boss Jose Mourinho is expected to give that role to Rui Faria.

Tipperary’s historic Munster semi-final win over Cork last month will see them awarded with a last four bye next year but Peter Acheson still has a problem with the provincial structure.


The Irish may have been lauded for their knack of sweeping whole cities off their feet with that rum mix of charm and alcohol, but the Euro party to which this country contributed so handsomely hasn’t missed a beat in our absence as all but a few die-hards returned home to life on Civvy Street and a watching brief.

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


New car sales were up by 23% in the first half of this year. The Society of the Irish Motor Industry has said over 100,000 cars were sold between January and June, up from just over 80,000 on the same period in 2015.

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine.


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As she prepares for her trip to West Cork, feminist icon Gloria Steinem, 82, is as active and outspoken as ever, writes Marjorie Brennan

A new book documents the history of the Irish pub, how times have changed it, and emerging challenges. Author Kevin Martin talks to Noel Baker

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John Lewis was a disciple of Martin Luther King and marched on Washington in 1963. Last week, he led a sit-down protest in Congress, says Peniel Joseph

The centenary of the Battle of the Somme recalls the futility of war, writes Ryle Dwyer


Titled "The Captain's Armband" and featuring skippers past and present, the video is a nostalgic piece focusing on the role and responsibility of the captaincy.


Twitter is going wild with introverts sharing what it meant to them #growingupshy. We’ve got the 10 best tweets to bring back those memories.

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Cork comedian Ross Browne rang into the Jeremy Kyle show with a scandalous predicament on his hands. Ross, who has a slot on 96FM every morning, called up the infamous talk show with a worrisome query.


GAMING: One of the minds behind Flower and Journey, Matt Nava, left thatgamecompany and set up a new studio, Giant Squid. The developer has released its first trailer for Abzû, which looks quite like Journey.

MOVIES: David Brent is back in a new movie which follows the character in the years after The Office. He's giving it a go as a singer in the band Foregone Conclusion and you can get a taste of their sound in this pretty hilarious music video.

TECH: Apple has been awarded a patent for a system that could disable your phone's camera or make the resulting video or image unviewable.


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Love Island is thriving thanks to the naughty behaviour of the contestants, and now Terry Walsh and Emma-Jane Woodham have disgusted viewers with their sexy shenanigans.


ALISON O'CONNOR: 'Back on the street outside that clinic 40 minutes after she gave birth. In her arms was the body of her baby son'

Isabel’s treatment lacked even the most basic level of human decency and was shocking in its lack of compassion, writes Alison O’Connor


I ’M mad for the snacks these days — I think I will forever associate lockdown with snacking. I’m trying to keep it under control and not just grab whatever comes to hand but it is a bit of an effort for me.Derval O'Rourke's top tips for healthy snacks

We don’t cook with lobster often, so this was a bit of a re-education in preparing and using lobsters.Currabinny: Recipes completely manageable for lobster novices

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