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IRELAND

Minister for Public Expenditure, Paschal Donohoe, has confirmed Irish economic growth will be hit by the British decision to leave the EU — but he stopped short of fully ruling out a recession.

The Dáil will sit from noon today to discuss the UK's decision to leave the EU, and its implications for Ireland.

The Ireland soccer team is due to arrive home to a heroes' welcome this evening following their exit from the Euros at the hands of France.

A Killarney mother is turning “a family nightmare” — the murder of her eldest son — into a programme to teach children about the importance of caring in the community.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Dublin city on Saturday night. A man remains in a serious condition in hospital following the alleged attack on Dame Lane at around 11.30pm.

A charity working with women in the sex trade said it had helped 94 women suspected of being trafficked. Ruhama said it had supported 301 woman from 43 countries during 2015 and reiterated its call for new vice laws which decriminalise prostitutes and criminalise the buyer.

WORLD 

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Boris Johnson and Theresa May are leading a pack of at least 10 senior Conservatives tipped to be contenders in the battle to succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister of the UK.

Nicola Sturgeon has warned she would consider asking Holyrood to block the UK’s departure from Europe if MSPs are required to give formal backing for Brexit.

Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership has been plunged deeper into crisis as a string of shadow ministers quit Labour’s top team saying they had no confidence in his ability to win a general election.

SPORT

He may be on the All Blacks’ watchlist but if Joe Schmidt does decide to return to New Zealand when his contract expires 12 months from now, the Ireland head coach will likely do so for more personal reasons.

The GAA could face their third match administration controversy in the space of a month after a chaotic finale to Saturday’s Ulster semi-final draw. 

EURO 2016

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Shane Duffy will carry home many thoughts from yesterday’s defeat to France and these European Championships. But one thought stands out above them all; the feeling he belongs on this stage.

A deflated Martin O’Neill could barely raise his voice above a whisper after Ireland’s Euro exit at the hands of France in Lyon but the manager’s pride in what his players had achieved at Euro 2016 still came through loud and clear.

Check out all the latest news, views and banter in our dedicated Euro 2016 section

BUSINESS

The headlines screamed of the sharpest one-day collapse for sterling in 30 years, but the Brexiters have so far been right on one thing: The sky didn’t fall in on Friday after English and Welsh voters decided the UK’s political future rests outside the EU.

The Brexit decision has wide-ranging implications for Ireland and, in particular, Irish and UK businesses operating and trading across the Irish Sea.

ANALYSIS

Veronica Guerin’s black and gold Mont Blanc pen makes for a poignant exhibit at the Journalists Memorial in the Newseum museum of news in Washington.

LIFESTYLE

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Choosing a Fairtrade brand can make a difference to producers in the developing world, says Jonathan deBurca Butler

VIRAL

Xbox announced a lot of things during its big press conference at E3 last week – a raft of games as well as the Xbox One S, which will be out towards the end of this year.

Rebel Wilson has said she would love to write a musical about Ursula the sea witch from Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Euro 2016 has given us plenty of wonderful sights so far, including Robbie Brady's late goal against Italy and the antics of the Irish fans. Of course, it has also given us some things to forget...including Dino Dini's Kick Off Revival.

MOVIES: The Ad Fab two some are back for their first ever movie, and they're going toe to toe with The Rock at the box office.

TECH: YouTube Red is still a thing, and more original content is on the way.

SHOWBIZ

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Coldplay were declared the “best band in the world” on social media as they closed Glastonbury.

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