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IRELAND

Dublin Bus users with monthly and yearly tickets are being offered refunds for every day lost in the strike. Meanwhile, the Transport Minster has said he is not ruling out opening Dublin bus lanes to the public amid the Dublin bus strike.

Sinn Féin's deputy leader is refusing to speculate about when Gerry Adams might step down, or who would replace him.

Thousands of newly qualified teachers who suffered massive cuts to starting salaries are to get a €2,000 pay rise, the Government has said.

The sod has been turned on a new €7m centre for children with disabilities on the outskirts of Cork city.

An inquiry into the fate of the Irish border as Britain prepares to leave the European Union has been launched by a parliamentary watchdog at Westminster.

WORLD

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Ukip deputy chairman Diane James has become the first female leader of UKIP following Nigel Farage’s resignation earlier this year.

Donald Trump has today admitted that Barack Obama was born in the United States.

SPORT

As the All-Ireland weekend beckons, Bernard Brogan is ready to embrace the pre-match nerves ahead of Dublin’s titanic clash with Mayo this Sunday.

Rassie Erasmus has made six personnel changes to the Munster side that were beaten by Cardiff Blues for tomorrow’s PRO12 encounter against Newport Gwent Dragons in Rodney Parade

You’d be forgiven for thinking it was just the athletes who were providing the inspiration in Rio this summer. But if you were to look to the sidelines, taking pictures of the athletes throughout the Paralympic Games is Joao Maia, the first visually impaired photographer to officially cover the event.

BUSINESS

The list of finalists for the inaugural DatSci Awards 2016 have been announced today.

US regulators are issuing an official recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phone because of the risk that its batteries can explode or catch fire.

LIFESTYLE

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A hundred years after his birth, Roald Dahl will have a festival held in his honour in CardiffEd Power looks at how his brand of dark humour won over kids

ANALYSIS

How interesting it is that Irish politicians now change their positions almost daily, writes Juno McEnroe

VIDEO

West Cork is Mecca for guitar fans this weekend with the Clonakilty International Guitar Festival kicking off today. We sent videographer Dan Linehan down to capture some the atmosphere and was met with Vinegar Creek Constituency with special guest Corty Byron.

VIRAL

A Russian man is the internet’s new favourite person after stopping to rescuing a kitten trapped on a busy road.

It’s been months since Glastonbury Festival ended, so if you lost any possessions while you were there nobody would blame you for giving up on seeing them again. But one amazing act of kindness is a reminder to us all that you should never lose faith.

TECHNOW

GAMINGIf you’re budgeting your time for future game releases, you may want to leave 16-20 hours free for Dishonored 2. That’s how long the game will take to complete, according to Creative Director Harvey Smith

MOVIES/TV: REVIEW - Who's Your Daddy is about twin brothers Owen Wilson and Ed Helms finding out they may not know much about their real father.

TECHThe Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year has been chosen for 2016 and you can see all of the winners right here.

SHOWBIZ

The first trailer for Fifty Shades Darker has been crowned as the most viewed trailer EVER in 24 hours.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

The ball’s arc is about to turn under the crossbar down at the Railway End goals. The raindrops will soon be shaking from the net. Charlie Nelligan will be on the ground in a heap and the umpire will reach for the green flag.


Lifestyle

Sunday Lunch costs €45 per person and includes several set courses but with a choice of mains.Restaurant Review: Bastible Restaurant, Dublin

It never ceases to stop me in my tracks when I hear my husband intone to our children one of the oft overused phrases from my stockpile of, “Can you just not?” categories.Lindsay Woods: If my children feel I’m doing it wrong then I must be doing it right

The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness — John Keats had it right about autumn.Eyes on the pies: Eight apple tarts put to the taste test

Simone Rocha invited ieStyle into her London studio for an exclusive look behind the scenes as she put the finishing touches to her acclaimed collection for Fashion Week. Rachel Marie Walsh reportsBeing Simone Rocha: An exclusive look behind the scenes

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