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There will be no return to customs posts and checkpoints along the North's border, Enda Kenny has declared, as he and British Prime Minister Theresa May held their first meeting since Brexit.

There has been an 8% increase in the number of road deaths so far this year, with 93 people having died as a result of crashes.

A priest has been remanded on bail, charged with indecently assaulting a boy.

A new Credit Union loans system is being rolled out, aimed at putting pressure on moneylenders.

Homeowners may be overpaying for house insurance, the Society of Chartered Surveyors has warned.

A doctor found guilty of professional misconduct has said his treatment during a public inquiry “will be fully paid for at an extremely bloody price for the people involved worldwide,” the High Court heard.


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Three people died, a hostage and two knifemen, in an attack on a church in Normandy Tuesday morning. It comes after terrorist attacks across Europe, and is the second attack on French soil this month, after the Nice attack on Bastille day.

A man has shot dead a doctor before killing himself at a Berlin hospital. It is understood the man was a former patient of the doctor's.

The Afghan military has launched a major offensive against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region near the border with Pakistan, after a massive attack on Kabul.


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The world of horse racing was dealt a blow today with news of the sad passing of one of their bravest compatriots, jockey John Thomas "JT" McNamara, aged 41. Fans have been paying tribute and friends and fellow jockeys have been remembering the privilege of knowing him.

Arsenal have had an offer of €35m for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette rejected by the French club.


Morrisons has vowed to completely stop selling any eggs from caged hens in under than 10 years.

O2 customer data is being sold by cyber criminals on the dark web, a report by the BBC claims.


You can expect a raft of of articles on how dreadful it is that ministers need advisors to do their jobs, writesFergus Finlay


A troubled teenage past helped Annie Lederman weather the cut-throat NY stand-up circuit where she honed her craft, writes Ed Power


If you need some cheering up, we highly recommend this video of an Irish girl arriving home from Australia - to the shock and absolute delight of her mother.

One comedian has made a hilarious parody about people who boast when they go to the gym.


The remains of one of Ireland’s finest Georgian villas could face demolition after it was gutted in a suspected arson attack.

Video via Evan Shelly Visuals


GAMINGRainbow Six Siege’s third season gets underway on August 2 with the release of Operation Skull Rain.

MOVIES/TVThe Marvel Cinematic Universe has introduced its fair share of odd and wonderful characters over the years, but the strangest is yet to come...

TECHThe OnePlus 3 made a big splash when it launched a few months back, with a single storage size at 64 gigs and a single colour option in graphite, otherwise known as a silvery/black kind of shade.


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

Niall Horan has made a young Irish fan’s dream come true as he posed for a photo, and even gave her his golf glove.


John Fogarty says that if Davy Fitzgerald leaves Clare, only then will the snipers realise how much they’ll miss him.


Esther N McCarthy finds funky fabric and Bantry baskets as well as exploring virtual galleries. Wish List: In pursuit of funky fabric and Bantry baskets

The longest day is fast approaching and this year it occurs on Saturday, June 20th.Sky Matters: let's hope for clear skies on the summer solstice

My most vivid memory of primary school is not being able to do maths. The teachers tried their best with me but I just couldn’t do it.School Daze with Bernard O'Shea: 'Lads I knew from school can't believe I became a comedian'

Three young people tell Helen O’Callaghan about the highs and lows of their lives during the current crisis.Teens coping with the Leaving Cert in the time of Covid-19

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