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IRELAND: Self-described “underdog” Simon Coveney received a significant boost to his flagging campaign, as it has emerged he is the preferred choice of voters to lead Fine Gael over Leo Varadkar.
IRELAND: A seven-month-old child has died in hospital after being left unattended in a car for a number of hours on the hottest day of the year so far.
WORLD: Counter-terror police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have carried out fresh raids, searching addresses in Manchester and Merseyside.
WORLD: The FBI is investigating meetings Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner had with Russian officials in December, according to reports.
BUSINESS: Online shopping deliveries from the UK will be subject to the same costs as a package from the US or Asia following Brexit, the chairman of the Revenue board, Niall Cody, has said.
ANALYSIS: The creed that freedom and the rule of law are inextricable has formed the backbone of democratic theory at least since the time of Cicero, writes Vittorio Bufacchi.
SPORT: Roy Keane has expressed his shock at the Manchester bombing atrocity and also revealed his reservations about how much football can hope to achieve in the face of such horror.
FEATURES: DNA testing is a relatively new tool to determine your family history, and it can provide some surprising results, writes Elizabeth O’Neill
SHOWBIZ: Niall Horan has said it feels so strange to work without his One Direction bandmates that he keeps expecting them to reappear beside him.
ARTS: Anne Madden’s artistic success in France allowed her get away from just being seen as Louis le Brocquy’s wife, writes Alan O’Riordan
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