Your Monday evening news catch-up

A motorcade including 100 motorcyclists is escorting the coffin of Aidan Lynam back to Dublin, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their baby daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, and Alex Ferguson hailed Roy Keane as one of the greatest ever players he has worked with. These are some of the latest and most read stories on irishexaminer.com.

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Motorcade of mourners to escort Aidan Lynam's coffin back to Dublin

A motorcade including 100 motorcyclists is escorting the coffin of Aidan Lynam back to Dublin, after his death yesterday in a Co Clare crash.

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IRELAND

Your Monday evening news catch-up

LATEST: Ireland's oldest gay bar forced to close

Ireland’s oldest gay bar, Loafers bar in Cork, closed its doors today.

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MOST READ: 120km/h car chase through streets

A 25-year-old man could have been driving at a speed of 120km/h through the busy streets of Killarney, Co Kerry, early on Saturday, a court has been told.

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SPORT

 Your Monday evening news catch-up 

LATEST: Juve: Tevez will see out contract

Juventus have stressed that Carlos Tevez is not for sale and they expect the Argentinian striker to honour his contract with the club.

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MOST READ: Waterford go from paupers to princes

So it is true: style and substance can go hand-in-hand. 

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WORLD

Your Monday evening news catch-up 

LATEST: Newborn princess named

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their baby daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace has announced.

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MOST READ: Freed women reveal horror of Boko Haram captivity

Boko Haram fighters killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease, freed captives said yesterday after they were brought to a government refugee camp.

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ANALYSIS

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MOST READ: Online surge for yes, but will youth vote?

Most online comment supports passing the marriage equality referendum, but many younger people are not registered to vote, writes Dan Buckley

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EXAMVIRAL

MOST READ: Twitter celebrates May the Fourth with these brilliant Star Wars jokes

Here’s the real reason you’re enjoying a three-day weekend. Cheers, George Lucas.

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TECHNOW

MOST READ: Samsung's Galaxy S6 has a major RAM issue

Samsung knows that some Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge devices are experiencing performance problems. The good news is that it’s working to fix their issues.

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BUSINESS

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LATEST: McDonalds strips out bureaucracy

McDonald’s will have layers of bureaucracy stripped away so the company can move faster to keep up with changing tastes, chief executive Steve Easterbrook said today.

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MOST READ: Minimum wage rise ‘would hit small businesses’

One of the leading mouthpieces for the small business community has called for a three-year minimum wage freeze to allow SMEs more time to continue their recovery and gain further certainty on labour costs.

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LIFESTYLE

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MOST READ: TV still can’t quite terrify us like movies can

Even with Penny Dreadful back and in the golden age of television, horror’s reign of terror remains firmly on the big screen writes Ed Power

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SHOWBIZ

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Mulligan promised herself as teenager she would work with DiCaprio

Carey Mulligan made a promise to herself as a teenager that "one day" she would get to work with Leonardo DiCaprio.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Your Monday evening news catch-up

Ferguson names Keane as one of the greatest players

They may not yet be on speaking terms after one of the most bitter and long-running spats in the history of Premiership football. However, Alex Ferguson has nonetheless hailed Roy Keane as one of the greatest ever players he has worked with.

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