Your Monday evening news catch-up

A minister has told how he prayed over the bodies of two of his church members found in a decomposed state in Askeaton Co. Limerick; Footballer David Luiz has taken a vow to abstain from sex until he is married and more than 190 people have been arrested after a shoot-out between rival motorcycle gangs left nine bikers dead in Texas. Here’s this evening’s irishexaminer.com catch-up.

TOP STORY - ASKEATON BODIES DISCOVERY

Neighbours speak of 'shock and disbelief' after double body find in Limerick

Neighbours of a farmer believed to have been found dead in a house with his fraudster girlfriend have spoken of their "complete shock" after two bodies were discovered in Co Limerick this morning.

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VIDEO: Minister prayed over two dead bodies found in Limerick house

A minister has told how he prayed over the bodies of two of his church members found in a decomposed state at the home in which they were planning to settle down together.

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IRELAND

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Dublin teenager dies after taking ecstasy on night out

A teenager died in hospital in Dublin after allegedly taking ecstasy while on a night out with friends.

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Footballing legend Ó Sé immortalised in bronze

There he is in typical pose, tearing out of defence at full stretch, about to hop the leather from his left hand and God help anyone blocking his path.

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MOST READ: Christian faith ‘sustains’ bakery family ahead of ruling

The Christian owners of a bakery taken to court for refusing to make a cake bearing a pro-gay marriage slogan have said faith is sustaining them ahead of the judgment.

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SPORT

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Louis van Gaal sings Louis van Gaal chant to Manchester United fans

There was an end-of-term feeling to proceedings as Manchester United and Arsenal played out a 1-1 draw in the last game at Old Trafford of the season.

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MOST READ: David Luiz makes pledge of virginity after baptism

Footballer David Luiz has taken a vow to abstain from sex until he is married.

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WORLD

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More than 190 arrested after nine killed in biker-gangs shoot-out

More than 190 people have been arrested and a restaurant has been closed after a shoot-out between rival motorcycle gangs left nine bikers dead in Texas.

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MOST READ: Police arrest gang who 'tried to buy man's kidney'

Spanish police say they have arrested five people suspected of trying to force a Moroccan immigrant to sell one of his kidneys for €6,000.

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ANALYSIS

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Corrib Controversy: Gas flow not the end of community’s struggle

It is a decade since the Rossport Five went to prison for three months. As the Corrib gas pipeline prepares to carry offshore gas for the first time, Noel Baker visits the area to ask if the long-running saga is coming to an end.

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LIFESTYLE

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MOST READ: Aidan Dooley has South Georgia on his mind for new Tom Crean show

The man who lent his name to Cork city’s railway station, Thomas Kent, was aside from Robert Casement, the only 1916 leader executed outside of Dublin, says Richard Fitzpatrick

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EXAMVIRAL

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Baseball-sized hailstone smash stormchasers’ windscreen

We definitely have enough to complain about the weather here in Ireland sometimes but at least our windcreens are safe from baseball-sized hailstones falling during a tornado-filled storm.

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MOST READ:Have you seen the most popular YouTube video in Ireland?

Long ago in ancient Ireland, people actually did some work at their desks, and parties were an occasion to talk to other people.

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TECHNOW

Watch the brief Doom teaser

Blink and you’ll miss it. Bethesda has released a very brief Doom teaser to whet your appetite ahead of an unveiling at E3 in June.

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MOST READ: Snapchat is coming to Windows Phone

Snapchat will be making its way to Windows Phone, according to the official Snapchat support account on Twitter.

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BUSINESS

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Greece seeks deal by end of May

Greece’s cash-strapped government has signalled it needs a deal with its bailout lenders by the end of the month to avoid defaulting on its debt, as renewed concern rattled the country’s finance markets.

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MOST READ: Donohoe tight-lipped on status of IAG bid for Aer Lingus

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe is remaining tight-lipped on the status of the IAG bid for the Government’s stake in Aer Lingus.

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SHOWBIZ

What next for the Mad Men?

It’s the end of an era as Mad Men has run its closing credits for the last time.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

VIDEO: Minister prayed over two dead bodies found in Limerick house

A minister has told how he prayed over the bodies of two of his church members found in a decomposed state at the home in which they were planning to settle down together.

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