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APPLE RULING DÁIL DEBATE

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says Ireland has to send a clear and strong response  to the profoundly wrong and damaging Apple tax ruling.

Sinn Fein finance spokesman Pearse Doherty said Apple made €104bn of tax-free profits over 10 years from 2003 by using Irish-incorporated firms Apple Sales International and Apple Operations Europe to book sales outside the US and move money into a "sort of untaxed Bermuda triangle".  

IRELAND

Brave mum, Christina Donnelly, founder of Brendan's Law, reveals the massive and ongoing pain  associated with the loss of her 24-year-old son Brendan who was killed by a drunk driver near Castlemartyr in 2009.

A woman whose entire family was wiped out by a suicidal driver has issued an emotional thank you  to the public after her fundraising campaign in their memory broke the €100,000 barrier.

A body of a man has been recovered from the River Shannon in Limerick city,  writes David Raleigh.

Gardaí have warned motorists that bus lanes "will operate as normal during operating times"  despite the upcoming strike by Dublin Bus workers.

WORLD

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The camerawoman who was filmed kicking and trying to trip fleeing refugees near the border  with Serbia in September 2015 has been indicted for breaching the peace, Hungarian prosecutors said.

Billions of daddy longlegs are set to hatch out this autumn in a “boom of food”  for wildlife – including a giant variety spreading north because of climate change.

SPORT

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Warren Gatland has welcomed the challenge of leading the most arduous tour  in British and Irish Lions history knowing the rewards for glory would be great.

Seamus Coleman has firmly placed the blame for Ireland’s failings in Serbia [url=http://www.irishexaminer.com/sport/soccer/seamus-coleman-players-to-blame-for-irish-negativity-419743.html?utm_source=EveningBriefing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Evening%20Briefing]rather than boss Martin O’Neill.

BUSINESS

Fifty new jobs have been announced in Dublin  by cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab.

The Dalata Hotel Group is tentatively planning to pay its first dividend  to shareholders next year.

LIFESTYLE

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The death of a pet can often be harder on its owner than even the death of a relative. So Reiki for pets,   home euthanasia services and even cat wakes have become popular, writes Caomhan Keane

ANALYSIS

Ireland north and south has two different education systems. Patrick Walsh looks at how providing free school books in the Republic  could be one step in bringing them together.

VIRAL

Politics is all about securing the young vote and Enda Kenny will be happy to hear he is topping the polls among toddlers. The reason? It all stems from a rather elaborate story from a boy named Finn.  Finn was interviewed by CCCahoots production company about his opinion of the Taoiseach and to the interviewer's surprise, he had quite an interesting story about the Fine Gael leader, 20 yoyo, a chipper and a charity dog.

How well do you know our green and pleasant land?  It's time to put your geographical knowledge to the test and add a municipal twist. This Playbuzz quiz is one for the truckers and commuters who travel our highways, byways and bog roads up and down the country.

VIDEO

Brave mum, Christina Donnelly, founder of Brendan's Law, reveals the massive and ongoing pain  associated with the loss of her 24-year-old son Brendan who was killed by a drunk driver near Castlemartyr in 2009.

 

TECHNOW

GAMING: Nintendo hasn’t announced the NX console yet,  but it’s willing to put one up as a prize.

MOVIES/TV: Kate Beckinsale is back in very tight clothes to wage a war against pretty much anyone who wants one- it's Underworld.

TECH: The new Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are likely to ditch that headphone jack,  and this isn't really going to make a difference to most users.

SHOWBIZ

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Hozier has launched a refugee crisis appeal in a powerful new video,  amongst several Irish stars.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

How well do you know our green and pleasant land?  It's time to put your geographical knowledge to the test and add a municipal twist. This Playbuzz quiz is one for the truckers and commuters who travel our highways, byways and bog roads up and down the country.


Lifestyle

Concerns about people’s ability to access their own money have been growing – here’s what the debate is all about.Are we actually going to end up as a cashless society?

Esther N McCarthy mixes it up with spins on kitchen classics, Munster-based design news plus an absolute diamond of a poufMade in Munster: Wish list of the best products in the province

Clodagh Finn visits UCC’s world-leading microbiome centre, where researchers are exploring new ways to use intestinal bacteria to improve our mental and physical health, including the possibility of developing a probiotic capsule to help control weightMade in Munster: Harvesting power of gut bacteria

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