Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

Fraudster and farmer boyfriend believed to be bodies found decomposing in Limerick; Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Steven Reid calls it quits; and Cork kids become superheroes and fight bullying. Just some of the latest and most read stories on irishexaminer.com.

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‘I chose feeding my family over mortgage’

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IRELAND

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

VIDEO: Fraudster and farmer boyfriend believed to be bodies found decomposing in Limerick

Gardaí are waiting for post mortems to confirm whether the bodies of two people found in a house this morning are that of an alleged fraudster grandmother and her boyfriend.

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MOST READ: Near full backing for metropolitan Cork expansion

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SPORT

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Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Reid calls it quits

Burnley and former Republic of Ireland midfielder Steven Reid has announced he will retire at the end of the season.

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MOST READ: Rory Gallagher says Michael Murphy ‘targeted’

Well, did anyone expect anything else?

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WORLD

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'Evil' nurse found guilty of patient murders

A nurse has been found guilty of murdering and poisoning hospital patients in England.

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MOST READ: Brussels Briefing: The other side of Europe

We bring you a brief look at some of the other news from the European Union from the past week in our Brussels Briefing.

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ANALYSIS

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MOST READ: ‘I chose feeding my family over mortgage’

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EXAMVIRAL

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VIDEO: Cork kids become superheroes and fight bullying

One school in Cork has a unique anti-bullying programme - they teach their pupils to become superheroes and use their powers to stand up against bullies.

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MOST READ: 7 things you're doing that are destroying your teeth

Today marks the start of National Smile Month, so what better time to take a look at how we could be looking after our teeth?

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TECHNOW

MOST READ: Here's the first trailer for Michael Fassbender's Steve Jobs

In the first trailer for Steve Jobs, we get to see Michael Fassbender wearing the iconic turtleneck.

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BUSINESS

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Eircom reports 1% fall in revenues

Eircom has announced revenues of €311m for the third quarter of the year, a 1% fall compared to the January to March period last year.

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MOST READ: Britain’s election result is a wake-up call for the Irish Left

The recent election result over the border and across the water came as quite a jolt to the pollsters and to a large section of the political class.

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LIFESTYLE

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MOST READ: The celebrities preaching about the referendum could be doing more harm than good

Is rolling out celebrities to influence people to vote going to lead to a backlash as Irish people don’t like to be told how to vote asks Sharon Ní Chonchúir

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SHOWBIZ

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WATCH: Taylor Swift confronts nemesis Selena Gomez in new music video

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Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

VIDEO: Fraudster and farmer boyfriend believed to be bodies found decomposing in Limerick

Gardaí are waiting for post mortems to confirm whether the bodies of two people found in a house this morning are that of an alleged fraudster grandmother and her boyfriend.

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The raucous new version of the Dickens classic is winning much praise, writes Laura Harding.'He was always my David Copperfield': No colour bar for modern take on Dickens' classic

Alexa Chung and Tan France join forces for new, high-stakes, competition series Next In Fashion.Next in Fashion: Alexa and Tan team up for fab fashion series

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