Your Tuesday morning catch-up

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Your Tuesday morning catch-up


All but one of 87 submissions from the public to an Oireachtas review of drug laws favour decriminalising or softening sanctions for possession.

Passengers have described the horrifying events  on a plane that saw a man go berserk . and start climbing over passengers, screaming and make guttural noises before dying on board.

The 24-year-old Brazilian, named last night as John Kennedy Santos Gurjao, died on a Sunday afternoon flight from Lisbon to Dublin, which was diverted to Cork after the captain declared a medical emergency.

The first funerals for victims of the Carrickmines fire will take place in Co Wicklow  today.

Willie Lynch - his partner Tara Gilbert; their children Jody and Kelsey; and Willie’s brother Jimmy will all be laid to rest following requiem Mass in Bray at noon.

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