Catch up on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com this morning.
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IRELAND: Driving disqualifications have become mutually recognised on both sides of the Irish border.
IRELAND: A 72-year-old man with an intellectual disability was malnourished and severely dehydrated prior to his death at the Áras Attracta care centre in Mayo, an inquest has heard.
IRELAND: Environmentalists have reacted angrily after teenagers partied with beer and drugs on a stretch of protected coastline before abandoning tents, rubbish, and used toilet paper.
IRELAND: The public's being asked their opinion on whether rickshaws on our streets need to be regulated.
WORLD: Anthony Scaramucci only recently became Donald Trump’s White House communications director, but already he has left his position.
WORLD: New Zealand opposition leader Andrew Little has quit and been replaced by his 37-year-old deputy seven weeks before the general election, as the Labour Party tried to find a way to overcome recent dismal polling.
BUSINESS: Irish grocery prices fell steeply helping to encourage shoppers to spend €2.34bn at the tills over recent months, according to a leading market researcher.
SPORT: The timing of the decision rather than the actual ending of the nine-year player-caddie relationship between Rory McIlroy and JP Fitzgerald was the biggest surprise for Paul McGinley.
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FEATURES: IT is one of the most stressful times of year for third-level students and their parents, with the annual hunt for accommodation underway.
SHOWBIZ: Poldark’s Eleanor Tomlinson has hinted that her character could be set for a tryst with soldier Hugh Armitage in the series finale.
SHOWBIZ: Blake Lively has said her husband Ryan Reynolds runs his funny tweets about their daughters by her before he posts them.
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