Your Monday morning news round up

Ten prisoners transferred to Irish prisons after receiving sentences in the UK have been freed because of a loophole in the law, the Department of Agriculture is on alert for an influx of deadly Asian hornets, the men who won Jose Mourinho the title, and the world awaits the name of the royal baby. These are some of the latest and most read news stories on irishexaminer.com this morning.

TOP STORY

Inmates moved from UK freed by loophole

Ten prisoners transferred to Irish prisons after receiving lengthy sentences in the UK have had to be freed because of a loophole in the law.

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IRELAND

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LATEST: Motorcyclist dies on fundraiser

A motorcyclist fundraising for Down Syndrome Ireland has been killed following a road traffic collision in Co Clare yesterday.

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MOST READ: Billionaire Desmond’s son marries designer Stephanie Smart

The village of Ballingarry, Co Limerick played host to the society wedding of the year at the weekend when famous footballers and TV stars descended to watch Dermot Desmond’s son tie the knot with fashion designer Stephanie Smart.

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SPORT

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LATEST: The start of something special for Waterford?

Here is the thread of the game. As Waterford supporters streamed onto the turf in Semple Stadium yesterday after a comprehensive victory in the NHL final, a trim gent in his thirties threw his arms around a player in white and blue.

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MOST READ: Jose Mourinho couldn’t have done it without this fantastic five

So with three games to go Chelsea have secured the Premier League title.

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WORLD

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LATEST: No name revealed for new princess

Prince Harry has described the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s daughter as “absolutely beautiful” as her doting grandparents visited the baby princess.

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MOST READ: Greenhouse gas pledges not enough, claims report

Pledges being made by countries to cut their greenhouse gas emissions are unlikely to be enough to avoid dangerous climate change, a report has warned.

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BUSINESS

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LATEST: Michael Noonan ‘in no rush’ to sell AIB stake

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said the Government is in no rush to sell down its near-100% stake in AIB, adding that the timing of such a move will not be dictated by the agenda of a general election.

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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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VIEWPOINTS

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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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LIFESTYLE

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The habits of a lifetime are hardest to break

We have so many ingrained behaviours that we haven’t even realised we don’t enjoy TV anymore or that our procrastination can be overcome, writes Emer Sexton

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EXAMVIRAL

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LATEST: VIDEO: Five-year-old recreates Bruce Lee nunchaku moves perfectly

You don’t want to mess with this kid.

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MOST READ: VIDEO: Blind man and armless man plant 12,000 trees

A man with no arms and his blind friend have populated a once-barren river bank in China with 12,000 trees.

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TECHNOW

LATEST: Rock Out With Your Plastic Guitars Out – Rock Band 4 Announced

It’s time to get the plastic instruments out of the attic or garage. Harmonix officially announced Rock Band 4, which will be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year.

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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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SHOWBIZ

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EastEnders' Aunt Babe learns not to trifle with Buster

Aunt Babe ends up with egg on her face and her famous trifle all over her head when she gets on the wrong side of Buster Briggs.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

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Departments on alert for influx of deadly Asian hornets

The message from the Department of Agriculture to any invasion by Asian hornets is pretty clear: Buzz off.

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