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IRELAND

A body has been recovered in the search for the fisherman missing off the West Cork coast.

A pregnant mother of six is ‘couch-surfing’ with two of her children after being evicted from her own mother’s home in Limerick.

A recently promoted member of An Garda Síochána dived into the sea to rescue a man from a car that had driven off a pier

WORLD

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A speedboat has collided with a tourist vessel off the Greek island of Aegina near Athens, killing four people, including a child, and injuring at least another four, the coast guard said.

A 52-year-old man has died in England after being attacked by a dog which had been returned to its owner despite concerns that it was dangerous.

RIO OLYMPICS

TOP STORY: Despite many observers believing he had won, Michael Conlan has been defeated in the Olympic Bantamweight quarterfinal by Vladimir Nikitin of Russia.

LATEST: Oliver Dingley has qualified for tonight’s final of the Olympic men’s 3m springboard diving.

ANALYSIS: Angry scenes among Ireland’s boxing coaches yesterday as their one Olympic champion was sent home empty handed in a controversial split decision. But in truth, you could argue it any which way it was so close, writes Neil Wilson.

SPORT

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Munster's plans for a strong start to the Rassie Erasmus era have been dealt a blow with the news that All Blacks centre Francis Saili has been ruled out for up to four months.

A withering piece of commentary has emerged of a horse race in Sweden.

BUSINESS

Local authorities are to enforce a ‘sunshine tax’ rule for businesses placing tables and chairs outside food and drink premises.

US stocks have closed at a record high behind gains for chemical and machinery companies. Energy companies also rose as the price of oil continued its recent recovery.

LIFESTYLE

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BBC presenter Marie-Louise Muir used her own experience of grief while exploring the fading tradition of keening at Irish funerals, writes Richard Fitzpatrick

ANALYSIS

While thousands of Leaving Cert students will be celebrating their results this week, many of those who wish to go on to third-level education face an overcrowded housing market, reports Dylan O’Connell

VIDEO

Residents of estate in North Cork have expressed delight that a number of structurally unsound houses are finally being demolished, but some have called on the county council to ensure their homes are now also checked for potential subsidence.

VIRAL

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Passengers on a recent flight from Dubai to the Philippines were treated to an extraordinary sight when a woman unexpectedly gave birth.

A Texan couple had a lucky escape when lightning struck their home on Sunday. Kayla Powell and her husband, Tim, were unloading shopping from their car while one of their young sons looked on when the lightning hit.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Mafia III is still a couple of months away but the promo material keeps coming, and this Gamescom 2016 trailer might be the best yet.

MOVIES/TV: Michael Fassbender is the lead in the new Assassin's Creed movie and he's the kind of performer who likes doing his own stunts. Expect when they involve actually jumping from a platform 125 feet in the air.

TECH: Global superstars Dwayne The Rock Johnson and Kevin Hart (ok one of them is more famous) popped into the Snapchat headquarters for a high energy Q&A, and it all kicked off with a lot of cursing.

SHOWBIZ

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We give you all the deets on swimming at Electric Picnic in today’s showbiz catch-up as well as give you a trip down memory lane with one of our favourite childhood heroes, Dick Van Dyke.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Despite many observers believing he had won, Michael Conlan has been defeated in the Olympic Bantamweight quarterfinal by Vladimir Nikitin of Russia.


Lifestyle

Leopard print midi dresses and sequins swirled beneath glossy goddess hair and golden headbands as the great and the good of Cork gathered for ieStyle Live.Leopard print and sequins to the fore at inaugural #IEStyleLive event

You have a long half-term break ahead of you all, and there’s only so much screen time anyone in the family can handle. Everyone is going to need a book-break at some point or another.We reviewed some of the best new books to keep kids entertained over half-term

Sexual politics, snideput-downs and family rivalries are fuelling the trouble brewing in a small Midlands town.Charlie Murphy and Pat Shortt star in new Irish film 'Dark lies the Island'

Robert Hume tells of the eccentric MP for Athboy, Co. Meath – born 300 years ago this month – who thought he was a teapot, and was afraid his spout might break off.A strange brew of a man: The MP for Meath who believed he was a teapot

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