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BRIEFING TOP STORY
DIVERSE AND AGEING CORK CITY FACES TOUGH CHALLENGES
Indepth data reveals the truth about the second largest city in the State, writes Noel Baker.
'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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
HIBERNIA REIT PLANS TO RAISE €300M
Property investment fund Hibernia REIT plans to raise a further €300 million through a secondary share offering.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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