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Catch-up with what you've missed with our morning briefing


Gardaí can see “no immediate end” to the killing spree by the Kinahan crime cartel, which yesterday carried out its sixth murder, all aimed at the rival Hutch gang. Gardaí in Dublin are continuing to hold a 29-year-old man in connection with yesterday's murder of Gareth Hutch.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been criticised for saying he “can do nothing to stop” the current spate of gangland murders, which has claimed seven lives in 100 days.

Two people have been arrested following a reported security breach at Shannon Airport this morning.

Two Irish sisters who grew up as brothers say they hope their decision to go public on being transgender will help normalise it and help others.

The Government could face the first major test of its strength in the new Dáil tonight in a motion on water charges. Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil has staunchly defended its deal with Fine Gael to suspend instead of abolish water charges, claiming an opposition motion to scrap the fees immediately is little more than “political point scoring”.


Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump have each won primaries in Washington state.

The man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a US church should face the death penalty, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.


Kevin O’Donovan, coaching officer of the Cork County Board, has called for the county to appoint directors of hurling and football.

#EURO2016: Referee Hugh Dallas was a high profile visitor to the Ireland team hotel in Portmarnock on Monday night to advise the players about the myriad rule changes which will come into play for Euro 2016.

If Connacht are to complete their dream season and raise the Guinness Pro12 trophy on Saturday, head coach Pat Lam believes they will have to negotiate the toughest challenge possible in final rivals Leinster.


Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has said that the airline is on course to usurp Air Berlin as the second largest player in the German market behind national flag carrier Lufthansa.

Greece has won a new batch of rescue loans from international creditors following agreement among the 19 eurozone finance ministers.


On the surface, the water charges motion dominating the Dáil last night and this evening is focused on whether the fees should be abolished immediately.


Paula Burns takes a look at the best comfy-but-chic clothes to wear while travelling.


European football's showpiece event is an all-Spanish affair this season with Madrid's top two teams going toe-to-toe. BallTalk TV's Mike Sheehan, Steve Neville and Peter McNamara preview the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid


Mitchell and Dylan Orval from Australia have a series called ’Angry Dad’ which is pretty straightforward when it comes to content - they try to infuriate their father on video. Their latest offering is no different...

If you’re finding yourself feeling inspired to up your workout game, here’s Anthony Dwayne Murray from Fitness First demonstrating some exercises to strengthen and tone your core muscles.


GAMING: The launch trailer for Platinum Games’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan has been released, showcasing plenty of action and familiar characters.


The Australian politician locked in a bizarre war of words with Johnny Depp has boasted that he got into the Hollywood star’s head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter.


Two Irish sisters who grew up as brothers say they hope their decision to go public on being transgender will help normalise it and help others.

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