Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

Convicted drug dealer Christy Keane has been shot and seriously wounded in Limerick, tourists travelling to Greece this summer are being advised to take enough cash to last their entire holiday, new jobs for Cork and Kerry in the food industry and a moving tribute from Croke Park. Just some of the latest and most read stories on irishexaminer.com.

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

TOP STORY

Convicted drug dealer Christy Keane critically ill after Limerick shooting

Convicted drug dealer Christy Keane has been shot and seriously wounded in Limerick.

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IRELAND

Legal challenges could delay same-sex marriage

Two legal challenges to the outcome of the marriage referendum are to be heard by the Court of Appeal at the end of next month.

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Independent TDs launch electoral alliance group

The Independents Alliance political grouping has been formally launched.

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MOST READ: Aldi’s military call-up weakens defence

Private companies, including discount giant Aldi, have been actively seeking senior defence force personnel at such a rate that top brass warn the military is at serious risk of “not being fit for purpose”.

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SPORT

Clyne close to Reds move

Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne is currently undergoing a medical on Merseyside ahead of his £12.5m move to Liverpool.

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MOST READ: Jim Gavin unfazed by Darragh Ó Sé remarks

Jim Gavin has played down Darragh Ó Sé’s remarks about Diarmuid Connolly after his forward turned in a man-of-the-match winning performance yesterday.

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WORLD

Going on a holiday to Greece? Take all your cash, experts say

Tourists travelling to Greece this summer are being advised to take enough cash to last their entire holiday and cover any emergencies amid fears the country is heading towards a financial collapse.

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MOST READ: French police search home of suspect in beheading

Masked French police have taken the man who admitted beheading a businessman to the suspect’s home to search it.

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ANALYSIS

MICHAEL CLIFFORD: Riverwalk Court: Homes where trouble seeps out of the walls

The fallout from the shoddy self-regulation and frantic building splurge during the Celtic Tiger continues to seep out of the walls of homes thrown together, writesMichael Clifford

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EXAMVIRAL

VIDEO: Croke Park rises in moving tribute to victims of Berkeley and Harris tragedies

The victims of the Berkeley and Harris tragedies were remembered with an emotional and unique tribute at Croke Park stadium yesterday.

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MOST READ: QUIZ: Can you answer these trick questions?

Every one loves a few riddles and trick questions but will you be caught out by these?

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TECHNOW

The Irish director of Glassland, Gerard Barrett, has been looking for a new castmember for Brain on Fire and he's found his Hit Girl

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iOS 9's battery-saving mode will slow down your iPhone

iOS 9’s Low Power battery-saving mode will extend the life of your iPhone, but will reduce performance significantly.

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BUSINESS

65 jobs created in Cork and Kerry food industry

Simon Coveney announced 65 new jobs in Cork and Kerry food businesses this morning.

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MOST READ: Greek crisis close to ‘catastrophe’

The former senior IMF official who was mission chief here as Ireland slid into its bailout in 2010 has said that the Irish and other European governments are taking huge risks with Greece, warning that events over the weekend have brought the crisis to a new and potentially “catastrophic” phase.

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LIFESTYLE

Why the beard is still in

So beards have been all over magazines, blogs and the red carpet this year but most women still hate them. But not, Ellie O’Byrne, a unapologetic beardophile

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SHOWBIZ

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris relax together on Thames boat ride

Sundays are meant for relaxation, and Taylor Swift spent hers boating down the Thames with her best friends, boyfriend and family.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Convicted drug dealer Christy Keane critically ill after Limerick shooting

Convicted drug dealer Christy Keane has been shot and seriously wounded in Limerick.

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