The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

Welcome to your Monday morning briefing. Let us ensure you’re up to speed on what’s happening and are prepared for the day ahead.

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The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

REVENUE FIRE STAFF FOR SERIOUS BREACHES

Twenty staff of the Revenue Commissioners have been sacked or left their jobs in the last five years after investigations into serious misconduct.

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IRISH NEWS

The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

MEDIATOR SAYS NEXT 24 HOURS CRUCIAL IN BID TO RESOLVE ROW OVER GARTH BROOKS CONCERTS

The mediator in the Garth Brooks Croke Park row has set tomorrow as D-day for a solution to be found.

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€200M ADJUSTMENT NOT €2BN, SAYS IBEC

The Government only needs to make a €200m adjustment rather than a €2bn one in October’s budget, the country’s leading employers’ representative has claimed.

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WORLD NEWS

The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

HOOKED GREAT WHITE SINKS TEETH INTO SWIMMER

A man who was attacked by a great white shark off a southern California beach has described how quickly a routine swim turned into a nightmare. 

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I FORGIVE OSCAR, SAYS REEVA'S MOTHER

Reeva Steenkamp’s mother says she has forgiven Oscar Pistorius, but her daughter will only rest in peace when the paralympian’s trial for her murder is over.

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SPORT

The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

KERRY FORWARDS LIGHT UP THE OLD GREY BOWL ONE LAST TIME

Golfers like to remind themselves that nothing’s won on Saturdays, but it’s the day plenty of tour pros write themselves out of contention.

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DJOKOVIC'S MENTAL RESOLVE WINS OUT IN WIMBLEDON CLASSIC

Novak Djokovic can become a safe grand slam bet once again after claiming his second Wimbledon title yesterday, according to his coaching team. READ MORE 

BUSINESS

The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

IBEC RAISES GDP FORECAST TO 4%

Ibec has significantly upped its outlook for economic growth, saying GDP could grow by as much as nearly 4% in 2015 — nearly 1% higher than it previously forecast.

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VIEWPOINTS

The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

JOBS SLOT IS KEY LABOUR DEMAND IN RESHUFFLE

As Enda’s Options and the Game of Joan’s reach critical focus, who will go where?

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SHOWBIZ

The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

DOHERTY REVEALS HOW MOSS BURNED HIS FIRST-EVER TEDDY BEAR

Pete Doherty lost his childhood teddy bear after Kate Moss set fire to him.

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TOP FEATURES

The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

A TASTE OF CHOCOLATE HEAVEN IN THE KINGDOM

World Chocolate Day was the perfect excuse for sweet-toothed Esther N McCarthy to sample the scrumptious treats at Skelligs Chocolate Factory.

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The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

NATIONAL LOTTERY REVEALS WHERE 4.4M WINNING TICKET WAS SOLD

The National Lottery has confirmed that last night's winning Lotto ticket was sold in Co. Clare.

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Lifestyle

Des O'Sullivan takes a look at Bill Wyman's Rolling Stones memorabiliaRolling Stones memorabilia going under the hammer

All ages can suffer from spots across their back but thankfully, there are many things we can do about them, says Jennifer RockThe Skin Nerd: back to basics to treat the pesky plague of ‘bacne’

Roz Crowley tests eight coffees ahead of Fairtrade FortnightEight of the best fairtrade coffees to try

Steel Panther give metal fans the chance to let their hair down and laugh at themselves, and the Cork audience is in party mood.Live review: Steel Panther at Cyprus Avenue

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