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IRELAND

Businesses were barred from using the JobBridge scheme following allegations that interns were assaulted, bullied, had their safety compromised, and were forced to work unfair hours.

Ireland's tax treaties are costing developing countries millions of euro according to a new report.

The first transatlantic flights from Cork Airport could take off before the end of the year with talks on flight operations and ticket sales poised to take place soon.

A TD has called on banks and the Cork County Sheriff to give the farming family at the centre of a forced cattle sale process time to save their livelihood.

Pedestrian safety is a priority in three heavily vehicular-congested villages, in major industrial hubs, close to Cork City.

An alleyway on the outskirts of the city is to be closed off to congregating gangs, allegedly involved in a number of assaults, drug dealing, and underage drinking.

WORLD 

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Two 14-year-olds will appear in court charged with murder after the bodies of a mother and her teenage daughter were found at a house in Lincolnshire, England.

New Zealand hosted the world’s first Pastafarian wedding, conducted by the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

SPORT

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Prior to the weekend certain question marks hung over the Waterford camp. The chief one was about their attitude approaching yesterday’s Allianz League semi-final.

Decisions, decisions. Anthony Foley was left rueing a few critical ones Saturday.

BUSINESS

The country’s next government needs to prioritise the small and medium-sized business needs and create a “truly entrepreneurial culture” to bolster the economic recovery, according to a business group.

Negotiations between 16 oil producers in Doha ended without any agreement on limiting supplies, a diplomatic failure that threatens to renew the rout in prices.

ANALYSIS

It is 15 years since the residents of Ringaskiddy read in this paper about plans for an incinerator in their backyard. They tell Catherine Shanahan their opposition to the project has not dimmed.

LIFESTYLE

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Arlene Harris reports on the possible misdiagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

VIRAL

A video has gone viral of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau showing off his geek side by nailing a reporter’s question about quantum computing.

JK Rowling’s alter ego Robert Galbraith will be pitted against debut novelists and stalwarts of the genre for a crime writing prize.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Rockstar is yet to announce Red Dead Redemption 2, but we may have some idea of its setting and scope thanks to a leaked map.

MOVIES: There are impressive casts galore in this week's releases, which are sure to entertain. Most intriguing is the latest imagining of the classic tale of The Jungle Book ahead Andy Serkis' take on it in 2018.

TECH: Instagram may still be better known for its still picture content but the company is investing heavily in the future of video.

SHOWBIZ

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Actor Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard has avoided jail after pleading guilty to providing a false immigration document amid allegations she smuggled the couple's dogs into Australia.

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An ousted Labour TD has claimed voters will be given “one of the greatest snubs in history” if his party returns to power with Fine Gael.


Lifestyle

In August 1969, headlines were dominated by Northern Ireland and the beginnings of what was to become known as “the Troubles”.August 26, 2019: A look back at what happened on this day in years gone by

Hundreds of grey seals, the ‘people of the sea’, haul out on Great Blasket’s Trá Bán.Blasket Island seals have cousins in Namibia

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