Your Tuesday morning news round up

Michael Clifford pays tribute to Bill O' Herlihy; legislation to make same-sex marriage a reality here is expected to be enacted by the end of July and three teenagers were quizzed yesterday after a “bizarre” joyriding spree on the seas involving a stolen luxury yacht. These are some of the latest and most read news stories on irishexaminer.com this morning.

TOP STORY - Bill O' Herlihy

Bill O’Herlihy: The front of house man for major sporting events had hidden talents

He gave the impression of having the same knowledge as an armchair fan but that is what made him such a great broadcaster, writes Special Correspondent Michael Clifford

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Goodnight and God bless Bill

Looking around Bill O’Herlihy’s office raised an immediate question.

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IRELAND

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Marriage bill to be enacted by end of July

Legislation to make same-sex marriage a reality here is expected to be enacted by the end of July.

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MOST READ: Limerick officials left red-faced after €12m fine threat over roofs

Limerick City planners have been left red-faced over their objection to two neighbours restoring their roofs to their original red slate colour.

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SPORT

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Liam Brady: Bill O’Herlihy was team manager

If the RTÉ studio was the dressing room, Bill O’Herlihy was the team manager, Liam Brady reflected last night.

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Ronnie Whelan: Raheem Sterling’s behaviour undermining Brendan Rodgers’ position at Liverpool

Ronnie Whelan found himself deep in west Cork yesterday ready to debate the futures of Raheem Sterling and Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool. Topics that seemed pressing until word filtered through of Bill O’Herlihy’s sudden and untimely passing.

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WORLD

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Deceased suspect 'had sent text message about triple murder'

Detectives in England who were searching for triple murder suspect Jed Allen will shift their attention to the circumstances of the killings after the 21-year-old was found dead following the death of his six-year-old sister, their mother and her partner.

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MOST READ: Signs of torture at trafficking camps

Malaysia has found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps suspected to have been used by gangs smuggling migrants across the border with Thailand, the country’s police chief said.

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BUSINESS

Your Tuesday morning news round up  Ireland ‘benefiting’ from Greek debt crisis

Ireland is surprisingly benefiting from the Greek debt crisis, with the weaker euro against its major UK and US trading partners instead providing a significant economic boost, experts say.

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MOST READ: Losses mount at Kathryn Thomas’ father’s firm

Losses mounted at the construction and engineering group headed up by TV presenter, Kathryn Thomas’ father last year.

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VIEWPOINTS

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FERGUS FINLAY: We made history – now let’s fight to end other inequalities

In every campaign for social change in my lifetime, we’ve had to confront the politics of fear, writes Fergus Finlay 

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LIFESTYLE

Your Tuesday morning news round up

The continued cruelty: Living with polio 50 years after the epidemic

It’s nearly 60 years since the polio epidemic struck fear into the heart of middle Ireland. It’s still not over, says Aileen Lee, for the hundreds of sufferers still affected by the disease

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EXAMVIRAL

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This 97-year-old Irish nana’s selfie has been shared around the world

One Dublin lady has become an overnight internet sensation after her selfie went viral on Facebook.

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MOST READ: Oasis feud continues as Noel Gallagher reveals: 'I will never forgive Liam'

Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has said he will never forgive his brother for walking out on the band during a series of live shows six years ago.

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TECHNOW

Matt Damon lost in space again in The Martian

In The Martian, Matt Damon gets left behind all along on Mars.

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MOST READ: Pac-Man comes to mobile devices this summer

Pac-Man celebrated its 35th anniversary recently, and will come to mobile devices this summer to captivate a new generation of gamers.

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SHOWBIZ

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Report: Australia may throw Depp into jail over dogs

There are reports in Australia Johnny Depp could face a prison sentence for illegally taking his dogs into the country.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

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Teens take yacht for ‘crazy’ joyriding spree

Three teenagers were quizzed yesterday after a “bizarre” joyriding spree on the seas involving a stolen luxury yacht.

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