Your Friday morning news round up

A woman died of breast cancer just days after her third baby was born and after two missed opportunities to diagnose the tumour in her breast, the discovery of a suspected BSE case in Louth ’proves structures are robust’ and Liverpool have rejected a £25m offer for Raheem Sterling. Here’s this morning’s irishexaminer.com round up.

Your Friday morning news round up

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New mother dies after cancer missed twice

A woman died of breast cancer just days after her third baby was born and after two missed opportunities to diagnose the tumour in her breast.

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IRELAND

Discovery of suspected BSE case 'proves structures are robust'

Representatives of the dairy industry are warning against an over-reaction to a suspected case of BSE in Co Louth.

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MOST READ: Man drove with partner on bonnet

A jail sentence has been imposed on a man who took his partner’s van after a drunken row and drove 900 metres through the streets of Mallow with her hanging on to the bonnet.

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SPORT

Five talking points as Ireland prepare to take on Scotland

The Republic of Ireland and Scotland go head to head in Dublin on Saturday with three priceless Euro 2016 qualifying points up for grabs.

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MOST READ: Tell me if you’re going out, Davy Fitzgerald tells Clare hurlers

Members of the Clare hurling panel are asked to inform Davy Fitzgerald when they are going on a night out, the 2013 All-Ireland winning-manager has revealed.

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WORLD

Germanwings co-pilot feared he was losing sight

The co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings jet into the Alps feared he was losing his eyesight, and some of the many doctors he consulted felt he was unfit to fly, a French prosecutor said yesterday.

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MOST READ: Eleanor Hawkins ‘sorry’ for naked mountain prank in Malaysia

A British graduate blamed for triggering an earthquake by posing naked and allegedly urinating on a sacred mountain knows what she did was “stupid and disrespectful and is very sorry for the offence that she has caused”, her father said.

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BUSINESS

Shannon Group to discuss voluntary redundancies with staff

Shannon Group is to meet with staff to discuss voluntary redundancies at the company.

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MOST READ: CRH investment spend set to pass €7bn with South Korea cement deal

CRH’s investment spend for this year looks set to inch past the €7bn mark, with the company heavily linked with an €800m move for the number two player in South Korea’s cement market.

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VIEWPOINTS

An imminent centre-left political party with an all-star lineout

On paper, the planned centre-left party has a good-looking lineout that’s far stronger than Lucinda Creighton’s Renua, writes Gerard Howlin.

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LIFESTYLE

Rory Gallagher and the town he loved so well

As Cork marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Rory Gallagher, Des O’Driscoll looks back on his early years on Leeside and in Derry

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EXAMVIRAL

'Storks deliver babies' and 24 more of the worst lies you were told as a child

Adults always tell white lies to children – but which ones from our childhood haunt us the most?

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MOST READ: Quick Quiz: What county should you REALLY be from?

It’s summer, the sun is shining, the GAA championship is in full swing, the silage is being cut and you’re probably very contented in yourself.

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TECHNOW

Apple highlights the best iOS apps

Apple has always appreciated the value of apps. After all, “There’s an app for that,” was one of its most prominent advertising messages for a while.

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SHOWBIZ

Marilyn Manson wins Kerrang! Awards gong

Shock rocker Marilyn Manson was the toast of the Kerrang! Awards as he was honoured for his lifetime achievement in music.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Liverpool fans react as Reds reject bid for Raheem Sterling

Liverpool fans have been having their say after the news that the club have rejected a £25m offer from Manchester City for Raheem Sterling.

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