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The Briefing - Your Monday morning news catch up

BRIEFING TOP STORY

CHARLEVILLE TRAGEDY: TWINS WILL BE BURIED IN COMMUNION SUITS

Twin brothers who were stabbed to death before their older brother took his own life will be buried today in their communion suits.

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IRISH NEWS

HAWK-EYE NETS GAA €3M AS RIVALS TO SQUARE OFF AGAIN

The GAA’s Hawk-Eye technology has its critics, but the system netted the association €3m extra in gate receipts after its pivotal role in yesterday’s drawn All-Ireland hurling final.

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SURVEY REVEALS DEMAND FOR STAGGERED OPENING TIMES FOR SCHOOLS

More than two thirds of parents are in favour of staggered start times for schools, a new survey has found.

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WORLD NEWS

POLICE SEARCHING FOR MISSING SCHOOLGIRL ARREST SECOND MAN

Police in London have made a second arrest over the disappearance of 14-year-old Alice Gross.

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NAKED CELEBRITIES CAUSE INTERNET MELTDOWN IN NEW ZEALAND 

New Zealanders lured by links to hacked photos of naked celebrities may have caused a nationwide internet meltdown.

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SPORT

NO LOSERS, JUST WINNERS AND SURVIVORS FROM EPIC SCOREFEST

Tipperary and Kilkenny had battered each other to a draw, the third All-Ireland final deadlock in a row, a game that was combative and classy, elemental and elegant all at once, but making sense of the maelstrom came a distant second to simply accounting for the narrative sequence.

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KEANE: MCGEADY CAN DELIVER

Skipper Robbie Keane has tipped Aiden McGeady to play a major role in the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifying campaign after seeing him launch it with a match-winning double in a 2-1 win over Georgia.

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BUSINESS

IRELAND 'WELL PLACED' FOR AUSTRALASIAN INVESTMENT

Ireland is well placed to attract major new flows of foreign direct investment from multinationals in Australia and New Zealand, the Government has said.

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VIEWPOINTS

ONLINE AND IN THE FIRING LINE: PUBLIC FIGURES AT THE RECEIVING END OF CYBERBULLYING

Cyberbullying is associated with school-aged children and teenagers but online abuse has escalated so that politicians, celebrities and their families are being targeted, writes Kelly O’Brien.

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EXAMVIRAL

INSANE ICE 'BUCKET' CHALLENGE FEATURES A CAR, A SAW ANS A VERY BIG HOSE 

As the Ice Bucket Challenge craze comes to an end, here’s a quick reminder of what NOT to do if you’re nominated.

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SHOWBIZ

CHART SUCCESS FOR X FACTOR BAND DAYS AFTER SINGER'S SUICIDE 

The US girl group featuring tragic singer Simone Battle has achieved UK chart success in the aftermath of her death.

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TOP FEATURES

A LOOK AT ANGELINA JOLIE'S SOLO STYLE REVOLUTION

From grunge to androgyny and mummy style to the colour black, Angelina Jolie turns heads no matter what she wears, says Paula Burns.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW ...

'WE CANNOT HEAL UNTIL WE KNOW' - COMMUNITY RALLIES TO HELP FAMILY

A leading psychiatrist has said the exact circumstances surrounding the murder-suicide of twins Paddy and Thomas O’Driscoll and their brother Jonathan needed to come to light before the stunned local community of Charleville could come to terms with what had happened.

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