The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up

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

BRIEFING TOP STORY

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up 

CORK VILLAGE GOES DIGITAL WITH SUPER NOVA BROADBAND

A rural community has united to enter the digital age. 

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IRISH NEWS

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up 

TAOISEACH AND MINISTERS TO DISCUSS WATER CHARGES TODAY

Senior Ministers will meet again today to discuss the ongoing water charges controversy.

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RELAX - THE CROKER HEADLINER IS NOT GARTH BROOKS

Don’t get excited Garth Brooks fans, it’s not him — that was all MCD Promotions would confirm after it invited the press to a media briefing tomorrow where details of a "headline act" will be announced for Croke Park.

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WORLD NEWS

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up 

LIBERIA'S EBOLA CASES ARE FALLING SAYS WHO

Liberia may be seeing a decline in the spread of ebola, with falls in the number of burials and new admissions as well as a plateau in laboratory-confirmed cases, the World Health Organisation said yesterday.

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MOBILE RECORDS COULD BE BETTER THAN CENSUS DATA

Mobile phone records could provide more accurate and up-to-date information than traditional census methods for keeping track of populations around the world, according to new research.

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SPORT

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up 

GIBSON A FRESH O'NEILL INJURT WORRY WITH JARRED KNEE

MARTIN O’NEILL will be anxiously waiting on news from Everton today where Darron Gibson is to undergo tests after sustaining an injury in training.

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DONEGAL FINAL IN LIMBO AS CCC DISCUSS NAOMH CONAILL APPEAL

The RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Donegal SFC was in a state of limbo last night as an appeal by Naomh Conaill into the result of Sunday’s semi-final was being discussed by the Competitions’ Control Committee.

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BUSINESS

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up

SPIN AND HOW YOU MIGHT TELL IT

Has the Irish Water story reached a peak and is it going to go away any time soon?

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VIEWPOINTS

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up 

TIME FOR SINN FÉIN TO COME CLEAN ON ABUSE

Republicans have tried denial, obfuscation, and political attack since Maíria Cahill’s story became public, writes Micheál Martin

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EXAMVIRAL

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up

12 MUST SEE MOVIES FOR A GREAT HALLOWEEN

October 31 is just around the corner and you know what that means...

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SHOWBIZ

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up

HOUSE OF CARDS' ELIZABETH NORMENT DIES AGED 61

Actress Elizabeth Norment, who portrayed the secretary to Kevin Spacey’s hard-driving politico Frank Underwood in the Netflix series House Of Cards, has died. 

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TOP FEATURES

The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up

YOU WON'T BOUNCE BACK IN A REBOUD RELATIONSHIP

Jennifer Lawrence has ended her three- month relationship with Chris Martin. But it was too soon after he separated from his wife, Gwyneth Paltrow, says Suzanne Harrington

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The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up 

FORECASTERS PREDICTING BIG FREEZE THIS WINTER

Ireland is set for its coldest winter in years, with sub-zero temperatures, polar gales and heavy snowfall predicted to plunge the country into an Arctic freeze within weeks.


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