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IRELAND: Since entering power in 2011, Fine Gael has spent almost €800,000 on photographers in what has been dubbed a “Republic of photo opportunities”.
IRELAND: Health Minister Simon Harris plans to bring a review of bed capacity to Government before the end of the month.
IRELAND: Allowing unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy may be “a step too far” and goes “further than many would have anticipated”, said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
IRELAND: An 18-year-old man is due back in court this morning charged with the murder of a Japanese man in Co Louth.
WORLD: Donald Trump has said it "seems unlikely" that he would give an interview in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.
BUSINESS: Warren Buffett has predicted a “bad ending” for cryptocurrencies. The billionaire said he doesn’t own a single bitcoin and has no plans of investing in it.
VIEWS: "I’m frightened. I will be rudderless without my sanctuary" - Annette Hunter is on the cusp of losing her second house, having had to sell her first.
SPORT: The frustration felt by Arsene Wenger as his Arsenal side struggled in the face of intense Chelsea pressure was intensified by the manager being forced to watch from the unfamiliar surroundings of the press box.
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VIRAL: Romantic fiction publishers Mills And Boon have launched a guide to romance in the “digital age”.
SHOWBIZ: Gary Oldman has said he proposed to his wife while dressed as Winston Churchill.
FEATURES: Have we lost the ability to communicate? Read what happened when there was a there was a power cut on Richard Hogan's family holiday and they were without TV and internet.
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