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IRELAND

A major rescue operation is underway in Co Clare after a Coast Guard boat capsized during a search operation this afternoon. It is has been reported that one male member of the Coast Guard team is being treated at the scene, while another, a woman, has been airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

Gardaí are investigating after a man ended up in critical condition at a Soapbox Derby in Tipperary.

The Taoiseach has signalled a possible reshuffle of Ministers as early as next year. Enda Kenny did not express his confidence in Junior Minister John Halligan today when asked by reporters to do so.

Ireland can scrap water charges – according to legal opinion received by Sinn Fein. Meanwhile, a former Environment Minister says it is not possible to scrap water charges.

Planning approval for a €90 million office scheme, capable of hosting 3,000 jobs, has been granted by Cork City Council for a significant urban site — the next springboard move into docklands renewal in the city.

WORLD

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The Syrian army says it has begun implementing a US-Russian ceasefire, but the country's most powerful insurgent groups have not yet said whether they will abide by it.

With rumours circulating in recent weeks and months about the health of Hillary Clinton, many are wondering what would happen if the Democratic presidential hopeful was forced to pull out of the race.

David Cameron is standing down as MP for Witney, triggering a by-election in the Oxfordshire seat.

SPORT

Nicole Turner has finished fourth in her heat of the women's 200m individual medley and her time of 3.17.09 was good enough to earn a place in the final.

Manchester United have had to write off midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger as an asset in the club's latest published accounts.

Witnessing Rassie Erasmus’s reaction to defeat last Friday night was as instructive as it was surprising.

BUSINESS

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the European Commission's recent Apple tax ruling as "profoundly wrong".

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled plans to create a delivery van that combines electric, driverless, and drone technology in a single vehicle.

LIFESTYLE

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The principal at Columbine High School had to forgive those behind the attack there to rebuild the community, writesJonathan deBurca Butler

ANALYSIS

Seeking information about her natural parents left a woman who was adopted at birth with more questions than answers after she discovered her birth father had been a priest, writes Noel Baker.

VIRAL

Addiction is a medical condition characterised by engagement with rewarding substances or behaviour, despite often being subject to negative consequences. The difficult topic, especially for anyone who is currently struggling with addiction, has been brought into online conversation with the hashtag #TheTroubleWithAddiction.

Lezlie Bauler works at a gym in Maryville, Tennessee. Yesterday, on the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a firefighter came in by himself with a special request.

VIDEO

Rory from Rory’s Stories decided to do something about the Mayo curse and rounded up the two surviving members of the team to finish what ’should have been done a long time ago’.

TECHNOW

GAMINGBlizzard is surveying Starcraft 2 players to see how interested they would be in new purchasable items, including announcer packs.

MOVIES/TVThe tale of Steven Avery is never truly told, with a second season of Making a Murderer on the way from Netflix, and award recognition coming too.

TECHThe OnePlus 3 launched exclusively online a few months back and arrived amid some pretty impressive reviews.

SHOWBIZ

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Laura Whitmore is twirling her way to the top on this years Strictly Come Dancing with her partner Giovanni Pernice.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

A major rescue operation is underway in Co Clare after a Coast Guard boat capsized during a search operation this afternoon. It is has been reported that one male member of the Coast Guard team is being treated at the scene, while another, a woman, has been airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.


Lifestyle

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Furniture, paintings, jewellery and silver are on offer at James Adam in Dublin, writes Des O’SullivanAll set for home run: See what's on offer at the James Adam sale in Dublin

It’s not too late to hunt out a unique gift. Des O’Sullivan previews sales in the lead-up to the festive seasonA flurry of auctions in Munster sets the scene for Christmas

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