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IRELAND

International experts are being called in to examine the operation of the country’s juvenile detention centre following a recent rampage by youths and industrial action by staff.

Finance Minister Michael Noonan will likely not be questioned by the high-profile Public Accounts Committee about Nama’s €1.6bn Project Eagle sale.

The economic outlook for next year remains uncertain, business leaders have warned.

Homelessness charities say there are too many State-funded organisations dealing with those without housing, and some should be axed.

Some 126 million coins have been taken out of circulation since a scheme was introduced to round shoppers' bills up or down.

WORLD

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FBI agents are questioning five people over the explosion that injured 29 people in a crowded Manhattan neighbourhood.

SPORT

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The GAA are set to make as much as €3 million from Saturday week’s All-Ireland SFC final replay.

Cork teenager Noelle Lenihan has vowed to get back to her schoolbooks as soon as possible, despite her precocious medal win at the 2016 Paralympics.

BUSINESS

Southern African farmers facing hunger as a result of worsening drought know a lot about climate change but lack the resources to put solutions that work into place, agriculture and development researchers say.

The cost of imports may have risen but the depreciation of sterling has given a boost to the UK economy and lower and middle income earners will benefit.

LIFESTYLE

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Marjorie Brennan talks to GP Austin O’Carroll about his Paralympic adventure and his work with the homeless.

ANALYSIS

Cormac O’Keeffe meets Pat Bergin, director of the troubled Oberstown Children’s Detention Centre, and hears of his plans for its future

VIRAL

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With its rich history of immigration spanning Europe, north Africa and the Levant, Israel’s culinary heritage has created a must-taste destination for food fanatics the world over.

Chris Jones was just five years old when he nearly drowned at a hotel pool. It was Officer Jame Poole Sr, from the Colombus Ohio Division of Police, who came to his rescue 19 years ago. And now the pair have been reunited, which, as you’ll see in the video.

VIDEO

The body of a man was recovered from a car which went into the River Lee in Cork City yesterday.

TECHNOW

GAMING: If you’re budgeting your time for future game releases, you may want to leave 16-20 hours free for Dishonored 2.

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

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

SHOWBIZ

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Game of Thrones has broken the record for the most wins in Emmy history after bagging three overnight, including best drama series.

RTE presenter Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh has hit out at Operation Transformation – insisting it’s basically a show focused on fat shaming.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Technology and the internet have radically transformed the debate over the effects of porn, writes TP O’Mahony


Lifestyle

We catch up with Bushmills’ master distiller, who tells Sam Wylie-Harris more about this liquid gold.Irish whiskey masterclass: 11 things you need to know

Temples, beaches, and several nations with new names.From Bhutan to Costa Rica, Lonely Planet reveals its top countries to visit in 2020

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers guidance to a woman who’s unsure how to manage her mother’s dying wishes.Ask a counsellor: ‘Is it appropriate to notify my mother’s friends of her death by email?’

‘The Big Yin’ talks to Luke Rix-Standing about living with Parkinson’s, the power of forgiveness, and why he will never, ever stop swearing.Billy Connolly: ‘You don’t wake up famous, you wake up scratching yourself like everybody else’

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