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IRELAND: Latest: Fitness to practice inquiry hears teacher put sellotape on pupils' mouths
IRELAND: People urged to wear white poppy after Taoiseach wears Shamrock poppy for Irish WWI dead
IRELAND: The cross-party Oireachtas abortion committee is facing fresh claims of bias after two pro-life experts due to attend the group cancelled their meetings because they believe any discussion will turn into a "kangaroo court".
WORLD: President Donald Trump has delivered a sharp warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, telling him the weapons he is acquiring "are not making you safer. They are putting your regime in grave danger."
BUSINESS: A Cork firm specialising in data destruction plans further global growth after merging its US operations with a Washington DC-based company.
SPORT: Kerry deny Pat Spillane's claims over Colm Cooper cash
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VIRAL: Aldi's Kevin the Carrot is back but this year he's got company
FEATURE: 5 holistic and gentle ways to help you get a better night’s sleep
SHOWBIZ: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has admitted that he did not change his name to Brother Love after all.
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