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Your Tuesday morning catch-up


Fresh confusion surrounds the Government’s response to the refugee crisis after Tánaiste Joan Burton said Ireland would take in 5,000 Syrians under the UN’s resettlement programme. The solo run by Ms Burton would commit the country to taking in almost 10 times the number already agreed with the UN which has only asked for 520 Syrians to be resettled here.

The parents of murdered Irish nurse Karen Buckley will be in court this morning for the sentencing of the man who bludgeoned their daughter to death. John and Marian Buckley, from Glynn, near Mourneabbey in north Cork, arrived in Glasgow Airport yesterday afternoon where they were met by a police liaison officer.

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