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Hundreds of thousands of people are gathering around the county at parades celebrating St Patrick's Day.
Get the details of the main St Patrick's Day parades here.
: Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed yesterday.
: Tributes have been paid after the death of Maureen Haughey, wife of former Taoiseach Charles, was announced.
: US secretary of state Rex Tillerson has said it might be necessary to make pre-emptive military moves against North Korea if the threat from its weapons programme reaches a level "we believe requires action".
: Muddy water spilled onto streets and into homes in a new round of unusually heavy rains that has killed at least a dozen people in Peru and now threatens flooding in the capital.
: Ireland's banking watchdog has regained trust since the economic crisis, and financial firms looking for a post-Brexit home will be properly scrutinised, one of the country's top business chiefs has said.
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: Ask Audrey is here to tell you whether 'the Cork Flood Plan walls stop the lower orders from fishing in the Lee', among other words of wisdom!
: Looks like Donald Trump's 'Irish proverb' for Enda Kenny was actually a Nigerian poem.
: The heroic story of a teenage refugee who fled Syria and went on to compete at the Rio Olympics is being turned into a film.