Your Monday evening news catch-up

Enda Kenny says the Marriage Equality Referendum has nothing to do with children or religion, a Maynooth student develops an app which rates business’ wheelchair accessibility, Nigel Farage has his resignation as leader of UKIP rejected and remains as leader and Barcelona and Messi signal they mean businessCatch up with this evening’s top and most read stories on irishexaminer.com.

TOP STORY

Taoiseach: Marriage Equality Referendum has nothing to do with children or religion

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he is confident the Marriage Equality Referendum will be passed.

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IRELAND

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Child-porn accused 'has Asperger’s Syndrome'

A legal fight against extradition to the United States by a man the FBI claim is the largest facilitator of child porn on the planet has been hit with delays after fresh evidence he has a complex brain disorder.

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Cork work syndicate picks up €500,000 EuroMillions cheque

A group of Cork workers picked up a winning EuroMillions Plus cheque for €500,000 at National Lottery offices in Dublin this afternoon.

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MOST READ: Business threatens to sue Irish Water

A shellfish harvesting company is warning it will seek millions of euro in compensation if Irish Water proceeds with the construction of a new water treatment plant in east Cork.

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SPORT

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Footballer offers to pay for damage a fan caused while celebrating his goal

Ipswich town footballer Paul Anderson has offered to repair a ceiling damaged by a fan celebrating a goal from Anderson at the weekend.

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MOST READ: Barcelona mean business

Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday saw the Catalan side take a huge step towards claiming the La Liga title with a seventh consecutive clean sheet another cause of celebration.

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WORLD

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Nigel Farage still Ukip leader after 'withdrawing resignation'

Nigel Farage has had his resignation as leader of the UK Independence Party rejected by the party's national executive committee and he remains as leader.

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MOST READ: Childhood cancer raises risk of obesity

Having childhood cancer can increase the risk of obesity in later life, a study has found.

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ANALYSIS

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MOST READ: TERRY PRONE: Coffee-maker had rich market until customers gave it a roasting

THEY were wrong from the start, but that didn’t stop them taking off like a bullet, those tiny little plastic coffee pods you insert in a machine to make an alleged perfect cup of java. 

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LIFESTYLE

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MOST READ: A look at the dizzying highs and terrible lows of Stephen Fry’s life

His recent rant about God’s lack of compassion sent social media into overdrive as Stephen Fry just doesn’t do dull says Gráinne McGuinness

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EXAMVIRAL

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This is not a glass of water

Despite everything your eye may tell you, this is not a glass of water.

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MOST READ: It was a case of no man’s best friend left behind this week in New Zealand, as police mobilised a search of the bush for a missing police dog.

Filmmaker David Strogen took to the streets of Dublin recently to ask people a powerful question.

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TECHNOW

Watch - Virtual Reality makes football hilarious and awful

These indoor football players wanted to have a normal game but instead got hooked up to virtual reality headsets and looked like eejits

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MOST READ: Kanye West has a gold Link Bracelet Apple Watch

Kanye West can unsurprisingly be added to the list of celebrities sporting an all-gold Apple Watch Edition with a gold Link Bracelet.

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BUSINESS

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Maynooth students develop app which rates business' wheelchair accessibility

Maynooth student Matthew McCann has developed a website and app service which tracks the accessibility of a place or business.

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MOST READ: SMEs land €60m funding

More than 1,300 owners of small businesses have been allocated a combined €60m in funding from the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland approved by AIB since its launch in March.

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SHOWBIZ

Every single Michael Jackson grunt, screech and scream has been mashed into one video

Someone has compiled their very own tribute to Michael Jackson by throwing together every infamous whoop, ooh and grunt from the musical genius himself.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

There is a website that tells you how popular or common your surname is

Have you ever wondered if your surname is common or unusual?

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