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Officials have been poring over files and documents placed in a secret storage unit by the former Console chief executive Paul Kelly after a court order allowed David Hall, interim CEO at the charity, to break the lock and seize them.

A new report being released today has found three quarters of a million people in the Republic are now living below the poverty line.

A bill will be brought before the Dáil today to provide protection for people on zero and low hours contracts.

Childhood sweethearts, who went their separate ways but recently had been back in contact, took their lives a day apart in a linked suicide.

The microscopic 2mm whorl snail, the vertigo angustior, may yet ‘trump’ US billionaire Donald Trump in his battle to build a €10m rock barrier at Doonbeg.


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In the UK conservative party politicians will begin voting today to replace David Cameron as their leader and British Prime Minister.

Parveen Rafiq closed her hands around the neck of her youngest daughter, Zeenat, and squeezed and squeezed until the girl was almost dead. Then, in the tiny apartment where the family lived, she doused the 18-year-old with kerosene and set her on fire.


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Paul Geaney is back to full fitness and finding his range again, but is he one of the top three forwards in the football championship? We asked four Examiner Sport columnists, each with a keen eye for goal, to rate their top three football forwards.

This week’s European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam is a final chance to book a place on the plane to the Rio Olympics, writes Derval O’Rourke.

EURO 2016

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Gareth Bale says Wales’ march to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 has ended the years of “abuse” he has had to endure from club team-mates.

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


Global markets have regained some sense of calm following the turbulence that followed the unexpected result of the UK referendum that saw a vote to leave the EU.

The number of Spaniards registered as without a job fell to the lowest level since 2009 in June, bolstering Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s pledges on job creation.


The UK’s vote to leave the EU reflects a global trend in which people left behind by globalisation embrace a murky blend of nostalgia and nationalism, writes British historian Owen Matthews.


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IT can be a very delicate subject to bring up, but one that needs to be addressed as part of the aging process — at what point should the older generation start giving the younger information and possibly some control of their elders’ financial situation?


Landlords need to change their attitude to tenants in receipt of State rent supports, the housing minister has said.


Liyjon DeSilva was a homeless teenager sleeping in parks and on buses when his high school teachers stepped in. He graduated top of his class this year, and has a full scholarship to Carleton College in Minnesota.

Rumours surrounding the iPhone 7 are beginning to reach fever pitch, with the device expected to be announced in September.


GAMING: Some involved in Battlefield 1's closed alpha have datamined the game, revealing all the juicy details about the campaign and multiplayer.

MOVIES: The Incredibles 2 will be released in 2019, and Pixar says that it currently doesn’t have any sequels planned beyond that.

TECH: A benchmark posted online reveals that the upcoming Nexus M1, otherwise known as the HTC Marlin, will be quite a powerful device.


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Robbie Brady and girlfriend Kerrie Harris are enjoying some well deserved time off in the sun with their daughter, Halle.


Serena Williams promised she would never sue Wimbledon after making a "heat of the moment" threat during a fourth-round win over Svetlana Kuznetsova.


Bless me readers, I have sinned. This week, we had more than a few visitors around, some water was wasted in the back garden and I was judgmental about my friends’ parenting style.Learner Dad: The highlight was when my daughter roared, ‘this is just like being on holidays’

Wearing gloves when out in public has become more prevalent and so has pulling them on in the garden during lockdown, writes Ray RyanIreland's growing love for gardening

Of all the times when Connell comes to Marianne’s rescue, the moment when he finally sticks it to her brother Alan is the one I’ve been looking forward to the most.Normal People recap: A grand finale with pocket rockets and swoonsome kisses

Dublin songstress, Imelda May.Imelda May returns with spoken word album Slip Of The Tongue

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