Catch up on this morning's headlines.
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IRELAND: Gardaí in Tralee, County Kerry are using CCTV to track a suspect after a stabbing in the town yesterday afternoon.
IRELAND: Poor visibility reportedlyprevented two helicopters respond to a serious road traffic collision in Co Clare yesterday where an elderly woman was left trapped in the wreckage of her car for over an hour.
IRELAND: The HSE has refused to comment on why a heart and double lung transplantpatient had to rely on a stranger’s offer of the use of a private aircraft to attend a vital medical assessment in the UK.
WORLD: North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, in what appeared to be its longest-ever test.
WORLD: President Donald Trump is expected to visit two Texas cities for updates on the devastating flooding that has paralysed the region in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
ANALYSIS: The events of this summer show aworld in which nations seem notably closer than ever before to turning to force, writes Peter Apps.
BUSINESS: Brexit negotiations are continuing in Brussels after the EU told the UK it needed to get serious about the withdrawal talks.
SPORT: ‘An All-Ireland final is like your wedding day. It’s over before you know it’
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FEATURES: Trades are not just jobs for the boys:Andrea Mara meets three women who are making strides in the construction industry.
ARTS: Irish rapper Rejjie Snow tells Ed Power about his thoroughly modern music career
SHOWBIZ: The Great British Bake Off will welcome a batch of 12 fresh faces to the competition tent this week, putting their artistic and engineering – as well as their baking – skills to the ultimate TV test.
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