Your Monday morning catch-up

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Your Monday morning catch-up


An internal Dublin Fire Brigade report recommended the serving of a fire notice on Longboat Quay in May of last year, the Irish Examiner has learned.

The day Jack Coules was made stand in the corner of the classroom with his back to his schoolmates was the last he spent in that school. Even though he had been diagnosed with dyslexia, his teacher did not have the tools to better support his learning needs.

Ian Bailey has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court action over his arrest for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

The company at the centre of an industrial dispute at An Post’s mail centres, says its employees’ core pay is not being cut.

Irish Water says it has saved three billion litres of water over the past six months by fixing leaks in household pipes.


The badly decomposed body of a baby has been found on the shore of Kos island, on the frontline of the migrant influx coming from Turkey.

Portugal’s coalition government earned another four-year term, winning a general election through an improving economy that weathered the austerity measures contested across Europe.

Flash flooding around the French Riviera has killed at least 16 people, including some trapped in cars, a campsite and a retirement home.

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