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The Briefing - Your Tuesday morning news catch up

BRIEFING TOP STORY

SKY GARDEN FINALLY FLYING INTO PUBLIC VIEW

It bloomed after winning gold at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show but wilted when it became entangled in a thorny mesh of controversy and rancour. But now, after years of uncertainty and months of construction, a reimagined version of Diarmuid Gavin’s Sky Garden is poised to be unveiled to the public in a landmark Cork city park.

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IRISH NEWS

QUINN CRITICISES PACE OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CHANGES

Education Minister Ruairi Quinn will use a speech to primary teachers this morning to criticise the pace at which Catholic leaders are putting forward ideas on how schools can be more inclusive of children of different faiths and of no faith.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE IRELAND CALLS FOR HALT TO 'BOOM TO BUST'ECONOMY

Social Justice Ireland says the Government must avoid the "boom to bust sequences" that have characterised our economic in the past.

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WORLD NEWS

'WE'RE TAKING BACK THE FINISH LINE'

Nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line with security tight along the 26.2-mile course in a show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.

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AIRPORT CHIEFS TO PROBE HOW TEEN FLEW FOR FIVE HOURS IN WHEEL WELL

US airport chiefs have launched a major security probe after a 15-year-old boy climbed into a airliner’s wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours from California to Hawaii.

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SPORT

O'GRADY: LIMERICK BOARD'S LACK OF PERSPECTIVE 'APPALLING'

Donal O’Grady last night expressed his disappointment with the Limerick County Board for not supporting their senior hurlers at the recent county board meeting, describing their “lack of perspective” as “appalling,” particularly in comparison with officials in other counties and their support for their county teams.

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MOYES LEAVES UNITED

David Moyes has "left the club", Manchester United have said on their Twitter account.

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BUSINESS

SPENCER DOCK RECEIVERSHIP FEES TOTAL €1.59m

Professional and receivers’ fees from the receivership of Treasury Holdings’ main Spencer Dock company total €1.59m to date, new figures have revealed.

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VIEWPOINTS

DEMOCRATIC REFORM IS NEEDED TO IMPROVE GOVERNANCE IN IRELAND

After years of decision-making at an elite level, a rights-based approach will give Irish people a stake in society, while necessary democratic reform will improve governance, says Fr Sean Healy.

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SHOWBIZ

CORRIE BOSSES HAND NEW CONTRACTS TO 14 OF ITS STARS

'Coronation Street' has signed almost half of its cast to new contracts.

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TOP FEATURES

COASTEERING: THE COOL NEW ADVENTURE ACTIVITY

COASTEERING is an awkward amalgam of the words “coast” and “orienteering” and it essentially involves going from point A to point B along the coastline, avoiding C — the soft stretches of sandy beach.

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BEREAVED MOTHER PLANS 'REMORIAL' IN TRIBUTE TO FAMILY

It was a tragedy of unimaginable proportions which touched people on both sides of the Irish Sea. Now, the brave Irishwoman whose family was wiped out by a suicidal taxi driver in a holiday car crash has unveiled plans to honour their memories.

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