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IRELAND

A 29-year-old man is due in court this morning charged over the shooting of a woman in Cork at the weekend.

US vice president Joe Biden will travel to Ireland on a long-awaited State visit next month as part of his repeatedly stated aim to visit his ancestral home before he leaves office.

Garda forensic experts will continue examining the scene of a fatal two-car crash in Cork this morning.

The Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has ruled out asking the Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan to reveal details of her dealings with her own legal team.

WORLD 

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Billionaire businessman Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders have won their parties' presidential primary contests in Oregon, as Hillary Clinton claimed victory in a neck-and-neck battle in Kentucky.

SPORT

When the recession hit this country hard a number of years ago and we were facing economic uncertainty and instability, we lost thousands of our most prized assets – our young people. Many of them never return to these shores again.

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Connacht coach Pat Lam is preparing his players for the fight of their lives when they host Glasgow in the biggest game in the province’s history on Saturday.

BUSINESS

60 new jobs have been announced for Co Wicklow. Smart Storage - which specialises in under stair storage - will create the positions over the next 18 months in sales, marketing, logistics, operations and manufacturing.

The probability of the UK voting next month to exit the EU fell yesterday, as an opinion poll suggested the ‘remain’ side had increased its small lead.

ANALYSIS

The plan to attack McCabe was sidelined due to his recording, but what could have happened, writes Michael Clifford

LIFESTYLE

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As the furore about naked selfies dies down, a cynical Carolyn Moore says the tenets of modern feminism need to remain in the foreground

VIDEO

Our reporter Noel Baker, as well as cameraman Dan Linehan were sent to Crookhaven to chance their arm and see what footage they send back to us. Despite tight security, Noel has a cunning plan to try and get as close as possible.

VIRAL

An association opposing the proposed flights between Cork and Boston took to the skies yesterday as part of their campaign - but a typo brought them right down to earth

Some farmers in the US had to mount a search last week after noticing one of their baby alpacas had gone missing. After an entire day of searching the farmers, from Govin’s Farm in Wisconsin, found the week-old alpaca trapped in a dirt hole after she was surrounded by the herd.

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Star Wars is currently filming in West Cork and the entrepreneurial force is strong among local business owners. Our reporter in a galaxy not far away, Noel Baker, caught up with Dermot Sullivan who is selling Star Wars t-shirts like hot cakes from O'Sullivan's bar and shop in Crookhaven, Cork. 

TECHNOW

GAMING: SteamWorld Heist will be released on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on May 31.

MOVIES: 20 years after the original, Trainspotting 2 is actually happening.

TECH: OnePlus’ PR rep in China released a render of the OnePlus 3 this morning, but there are suspicions that it’s nothing more than a decoy.

SHOWBIZ

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Police in Chicago have said finding Sinead O'Connor was a "wonderful outcome".

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There is an “immediate crisis of trust and confidence” in the Garda Commissioner, Nóirín O’Sullivan, who has been called to resign her position by Opposition TDs.


Lifestyle

When Marisa Murphy went to play as a teenager on Dinish Island, she could still see the flowers growing among the ruins in her grandmother’Islands of Ireland: Barely inhabitated Dinish became an industrial zone

MAC make-up artist Lucy Bridge shares her tips backstage at Roland Mouret.How to create the perfect matte red lip, according to a backstage beauty expert

New trends include chunky heeled boots, silver belts and lots of plaid from the British designer.Victoria Beckham got ‘rebellious’ for her new collection – as David and family watched on

When horses were shown photographs of angry human faces, their hearts speeded up.Jackass penguin talk is similar to humans

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