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IRELAND: Public sector workers are set to face three rates of pension contributions, with gardaí being hit with the biggest levy.
IRELAND: Rescue workers trying to battle a huge forest fire in west Galway may not get the weather needed in order to fight the blaze.
IRELAND: The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is offering consular assistance following the death of an Irish citizen in Morocco.
IRELAND: A man shot in a gang-related incident in Dublin yesterday remains in a critical condition in hospital.
BUSINESS: Soaring home prices has boosted household wealth but Irish people are still the fourth most indebted in the EU a decade after the start of the crash, Central Bank figures show.
WORLD: A moderate earthquake close to the earth's surface has killed eight people and injured more than 20 others in western China, officials said.
SPORT: Wexford’s Conor McDonald has branded some of the recent criticism of manager Davy Fitzgerald as “childish” and “hurtful”.
SHOWBIZ: King Arthur star Charlie Hunnam has told how director Guy Ritchie first confused him with comedian Seth Rogen when the actor approached him for a role in his latest movie.
FEATURES: Gordon Ramsay says he doesn’t treat his children to the trappings of wealth – but is he right to travel first class while they go economy, asks Arlene Harris
ARTS: Kevin Bacon is happy to be the subject of female sexual fixation in his new Amazon series, I Love Dick, writes Esther McCarthy
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