Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

RTÉ sports broadcaster Bill O’ Herlihy has passed on at the age of 76; Averil Power has resigned from Fianna Fáil and EU citizens are to be barred from voting in UK referendum. Just some of the latest and most read stories on irishexaminer.com.

TOP STORY - Bill O' Herlihy

Retired broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy dies, age 76

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'I'll miss the lads': Bill O' Herlihy leaves it there in one of his last interviews

Kieran Shannon interviewed the legendary sports anchor just prior to his retirement

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Tributes pour in for 'giant of sports broadcasting' O’Herlihy

Tributes are pouring in for Bill O’Herlihy, the retired RTE broadcaster who passed away today, aged 76.

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IRELAND

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

Senator Averil Power resigns from Fianna Fáil

Senator Averil Power has resigned from Fianna Fáil, saying Micheál Martin had become "a leader without any followers".

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VIDEO: Marriage Referendum: First comes love, then comes marriage...

With the ink barely dry on the ballot papers, gay couples across the country popped a far more important question over a momentous weekend.

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SPORT

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up  ANTHONY DALY: Does anyone really think Clare’s number is up?

The Clare management were incandescent afterwards and I can understand that anger, writes Anthony Daly

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MOST READ: Terrace Talk - Liverpool: Five down at half-time in Stoke? How?

The hissy fits with Sterling were supposed to deflect attention away from the club’s deficiencies. Ha! Good luck with that after yesterday.

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WORLD

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EU citizens to be barred from voting in UK referendum

Citizens from most EU countries living in the UK will be barred from voting in the referendum on whether to sever ties with Brussels promised by David Cameron.

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MOST READ: ‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician killed in crash

Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash and his wife and his wife Alicia were killed in a taxi crash in New Jersey.

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ANALYSIS

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

MOST READ: What’s next on the rights agenda?

There’s a great untapped appetite for real action to protect human rights and equality, writes Mark Kelly.

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EXAMVIRAL

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VIDEO: Cyclist has close call with double-decker bus after jumping red light

A Manchester cyclist had a very lucky escape after he collided with a bus after running a red light.

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MOST READ: All the things you should look out for at Google I/O 2015

On Thursday, Google opens its only major show of the year – its I/O developer conference. It is usually a feast of announcements and new products, and I/O 2015 is expected to be no different.

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TECHNOW

MOST READ: Aria is a hands free controller for your smartwatch - in case you are really lazy

Wearables are here, in case you hadn't noticed, and for the most part that means super smart watches on your wrist which can tell you all the things that your phone is also telling you. Except not in your pocket.

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BUSINESS

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Greece ‘won’t make €1.6bn June repayment’

Greece cannot make debt repayments to the IMF next month unless it achieves a deal with creditors, its interior minister said yesterday, the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about the likelihood of default if talks fail.

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MOST READ: Tourism Ireland unveils campaign to target gay wedding market

Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new campaign targeting the gay wedding market, following the referendum result.

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LIFESTYLE

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up 

MOST READ: Joanne O’Riordan is finished being a fresher

First year at college can take lots of getting used to after the familiarity of school and living with mum and dad. So imagine if you were disability campaigner, Joanne O’Riordan? Ailin Quinlan caught up with her to see how she found life at UCC.

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SHOWBIZ

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Ben Stiller’s mother Anne Meara has died at the age of 85

Ben Stiller's mother and actress Anne Meara has died at the age of 85.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

VIDEO: Joe Brolly quickly backtracks after insulting Marty Morrissey - and Cavan

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