MORNING BULLETIN: Rents rise 10.4% as average price hits €1,227; Liam Miller remembered as a family man

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IRELAND: More misery for renters is revealed in the latest property round-up, which shows rents at their highest level ever with little sign of them slowing anytime soon.

IRELAND: The Government has claimed drug prices will be slashed for patients in the coming years as part of a new deal with four other smaller EU nations to jointly negotiate with pharmaceutical firms for life-saving treatments.

IRELAND: The DUP and Sinn Féin are continuing efforts to reach a deal that would allow the restoration of a power-sharing government in the North.

BUSINESS: Aer Lingus owner IAG has declined to say if the decision of Airbus to suspend delivery of some of its highly-touted A320 Neo aircraft will affect the Irish airline’s plans.

WORLD: Donald Trump Jr's wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder.

SPORT: Liam Miller was remembered as a family man above all else. Remembered for his life off the pitch, rather than on it.

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FEATURES: From Otzi the Iceman to Cork’s Liberty Grill, pancakes have a long, glorious, and very tasty history.

VIRAL: If you’re currently in the V-day limbo of a new relationship, here are a few of the emotions you're probably experiencing in the lead up to the big day.

SHOWBIZ: Saoirse Ronan has said it was important to her not to cover up her acne in her new film Lady Bird because it “represents teenagers as they actually are”.



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