Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman Thomas Keaney; The brother of a man murdered eight years ago was sentenced to two weeks in prison for contempt of court; Noel Gallagher reveals how marijuana ended his GAA career. Here’s today’s lunchtime irishexaminer.com round-up.

TOP STORY

Man jailed in Perth for one-punch assault that killed Galway man

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A 24-year-old Australian man has been jailed for nine years for the one-punch attack that killed Irishman Thomas Keaney in Perth, Australia.

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IRELAND

Murdered man’s brother jailed for contempt of court

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The brother of a man murdered eight years ago was sentenced to two weeks in prison for contempt of court during an eviction hearing at the Circuit Court in Trim.

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My tawdry tale is worse than the Old Testament, said the actor to the bishop as Graham Norton visits Bantry

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Instead of the Red Chair, two armchairs upholstered in a suitably-episcopal purple hosted the action when entertainer, broadcaster and writer Graham Norton did his star turn with a real life  bishop, at West Cork's  Bantry Literary Festival Friday night.

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SPORT

You are the referee: Maurice Deegan did not play his cards right

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Saturday evening’s game being a replay and in awful weather conditions was a difficult game to referee and Maurice Deegan will be happy to get over it with no major controversy.

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Five reasons why Kerry are Munster champions

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Kingdom find the missing keys: Kerry’s depth is illustrated not so much in who came in but who didn’t

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WORLD

Pope lauds support group for children of priests

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A group offering support to the children of priests has relaunched its website with an acknowledgement from Pope Francis.

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VIDEO: Police officer being investigated for handcuffing naked woman in her home

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David Cameron pledged to help America “destroy” self-styled Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria as he gave his clearest signal yet that UK forces could be asked to join air strikes.

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ANALYSIS

Rivals give Uber a less than easy ride

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A €7.3m fine in its hometown of San Francisco marks another in a long series of difficulties for Uber, whose unorthodox business model has sparked protests from London to New Delhi, writes Olivia Kelleher

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LIFESTYLE VIDEO: Noel Gallagher on an Oasis reunion, Raheem Sterling, turning down the X Factor and... hurling

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Noel Gallagher chats to Joe Dermody about Simon Cowell, Raheem Sterling and the lobby for an Oasis reunion, as well as revealing how marijuana ended his GAA career

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EXAMVIRAL

PIC: Ageing white supremacist aided by a black police officer

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In a time when racial tensions are higher than ever in South Carolina this picture shows that humanity can see through hatred.

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VIDEO: This riddle was perplexing everyone over the weekend

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This ’30 cows’ riddle one of those things that’s so deceptively simple that when you finally get it, you’ll be kicking yourself.

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MOST READ: Online affair site Ashley Madison is hacked, and 'cheaters' data could be published

Online dating site Ashley Madison, which specialises in setting-up already married members and has the tagline “life is short. Have an affair” has been the victim of a cyber attack.

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TECHNOW

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BUSINESS

PAC to widen Project Eagle loan investigation

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The chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), John McGuinness, said yesterday that public interest in Project Eagle was so big that the PAC now will widen its probe into the “substantial uplift” in market prices of property loans following auctions in the North and other portfolios by Nama.

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Albert Quay success to spur market

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The early success of Cork’s soon-to-be largest office block will spur the commercial property market into life and help alleviate key infrastructural shortcomings in the city, according to a leading consultancy firm.

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SHOWBIZ

Carrie Fisher to write tell-all book about filming Star Wars

The 58-year-old actress - who starred as Princess Leia in the original trilogy - has kept detailed notes of her on-set experiences and is set to transform them into a book.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Simon Cowell 'told One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to man up over baby news'

Sneak preview footage of the new series of The X-Files has aired on US TV – revealing Mulder and Scully may be under threat from all sides.

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