Your Monday morning news round up

Investigations are continuing into the air crash in Co Wexford in which two men were killed, Sam Allardyce has admitted the time was right to leave West Ham after the club confirmed his four-year reign had drawn to a close, Celebs tweet their love for Ireland following Saturday’s referendum results and Anthony Daly asks if people really think Clare’s number is up?  These are some of the latest and most read news stories on irishexaminer.com this morning.

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

Katriona Hourihan, from Cork, and Nora Dennehy, from Kerry, are in a hurry to upgrade from civil partnership to full-blown marriage by the end of next year.

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IRELAND

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Efforts resume to bring bodies of two Meath pilots down from mountains

Investigations are continuing into the air crash in Co Wexford in which two men were killed.

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MOST READ: Marriage Referendum: Weddings could be held before end of year

Marriage ceremonies for gay couples could be happening in Ireland by the end of the year following the country’s resounding yes to same-sex equality.

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SPORT

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Allardyce: It was time to move on

Sam Allardyce has admitted the time was right to leave West Ham after the club confirmed his four-year reign had drawn to a close.

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 ANTHONY DALY: Does anyone really think Clare’s number is up?

I was in the RTÉ radio booth in the cockpit of the Kinnane Stand yesterday, when the fourth official signalled there would be just one minute of injury-time.

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WORLD

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Most EU citizens living in UK - except the Irish - barred from voting in EU 'in-or-out' referendum

Citizens from most European Union countries living in the UK will be barred from voting in Britain's referendum on whether to sever ties with Brussels.

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MOST READ: Sarandon urges tourists to visit earthquake-hit Nepal

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon is urging tourists to come to Nepal, where two powerful earthquakes in the last month killed thousands of people and raised concerns that the nation’s vital tourism industry could be seriously hurt.

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BUSINESS

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Greece leaders reject call to miss IMF payment

Greece will continue paying its debts after its ruling Radical Left Coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund loan instalment.

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MOST READ: Mrs Brown boost for Brendan O’Carroll coffers

Pre-tax profits at Brendan O’Carroll’s movie firm last year rocketed more than threefold to €578,886.

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VIEWPOINTS

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Marriage Referendum: Much-maligned Middle Ireland emerges blinking into the dawn of a new world

he reaction to the constituency polls on Saturday resembled the overthrow of an old, despotic regime, writes Special Correspondent Michael Clifford  

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LIFESTYLE

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The ‘yes’ voters are our heroes

An overjoyed Jonathan Neville watched the referendum results from an Irish bar in Vienna with his husband, Frank and 50 other Eurovision fans.

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EXAMVIRAL

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VIDEO: Relive an historic day as captured on camera

Yesterday’s result in the marriage equality referendum marked a huge step forward in Irish society, making us the only country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage by way of popular vote.

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MOST READ: #MarRef result spawns hashtag that Ireland deserves…

Ah Ireland, you were doing so well!

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TECHNOW

In Irish cinemas May 29th

We're taking a look at what's going to be on offer in cinemas across Ireland this week, including the return of The Rock!

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MOST READ: Microsoft tipped to acquire BlackBerry

In recent years, BlackBerry seems to be continuously on the cusp of being purchased. The latest rumour is that Microsoft is set to acquire the smartphone manufacturer.

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SHOWBIZ

Anna Kendrick: Rachel Riley's my inspiration

Anna Kendrick has revealed she based her new film role on Countdown star Rachel Riley.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

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Love is in the Éire: Stars tweet their ’grá’ for Ireland after referendum results

Stars of the stage and silver screen across the world have taken to twitter to express their love after Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote.

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