The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up

Welcome to your Wednesday 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 Wednesday morning news catch up 

DIVERSE AND AGEING CORK CITY FACES TOUGH CHALLENGES

Indepth data reveals the truth about the second largest city in the State, writes Noel Baker.

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IRISH NEWS

The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up 

'HOW DO I LIVE WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF MY BEAUTIFUL BOYS' LAST MOMENTS'

Sanjeev Chada, 44, of Ballinkillen, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow, was sentenced to life for the murder of Eoghan and Ruairí at Rosbeg in Westport on July 29, 2013 at the Central Criminal Court yesterday.

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TIGHTER LENDING RULES TO AVOID HOUSING BUBBLE

The majority of home-buyers will in future have to put down a 20% deposit and be able to borrow a maximum of 3.5 times their salary, according to new rules by the Central Bank.

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WORLD NEWS

The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up 

LAWRENCE BRANDS NUDE IMAGES A 'SEX CRIME'

Jennifer Lawrence has finally broken her silence after naked pictures of her were hacked and posted online, branding the leak as a "sex crime".

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TWO MORE WOMEN GIVE BIRTH FOLLOWING WOMB TRANSPLANTS

The world’s first baby born from a transplanted womb will soon have company — two more women who became pregnant after having transplants are due in the next few weeks.

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SPORT

The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up 

O'NEILL STRESSES THE JOYS OF ROY

Martin O’Neill says he never detected any sense Roy Keane had fallen out of love with football before asking him to be his assistant as Ireland manager.

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JBM EXIT REPORTS ARE 'RUBBISH', BLASTS RYAN

Cork chairman Bob Ryan has dismissed rumours suggesting the existing senior management team is about to step down.

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BUSINESS

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HIBERNIA REIT PLANS TO RAISE €300M

Property investment fund Hibernia REIT plans to raise a further €300 million through a secondary share offering.

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VIEWPOINTS

The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up 

SAME SEX MARRIAGE IS THE SAME OLD CONSERVATIVE, PATRIARRCHAL INSTITUTION

Gerard Howlin argues that for the radical left same-sex marriage is simply patriarchy reincarnated in drag.

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EXAMVIRAL

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VIDEO: KANGAROOS HAVING BOXING MATCHON AUSTRALIAN STREET

Footage has emerged of two kangaroos settling their differences like real kangaroos do - with a boxing match in the street.

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SHOWBIZ

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SINEAD TO DISH 'SEXUAL' DIRT IN NEW BOOK

Sinead O’Connor is writing an autobiography in which she promises to dish “the sexual dirt” on her former partners.

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TOP FEATURES

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STORY OF 'KEYBOARD WARRIOR' REVEALS WHY EGO OFTEN TRUMPS COMPASSION ONLINE

Is social media having a worrying impact on our capacity for human empathy? asks Áilín Quinlan.

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The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up 

IS THIS THE BIGGEST EVER PHOTO OF CORK?

Photographer Darren Forde is a man on a mission - to display the biggest photo ever taken of his home city of Cork.


Lifestyle

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Cork architect Loïc Dehaye tells Eve Kelliher how he created his dream home from a blank canvas.'It was like this house was waiting for us': Cork architect talks creating his dream home

Keeping to a routine can be difficult for people in quarantine.Life on the inside: 10 ways to start your day right in lockdown

Who needs a gym when you can look in your kitchen cupboards for equipment instead?Don’t have weights for working out? These household objects will do the trick

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