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A mother and her four children, including five-week-old twins, are among 12 residents left without homes following a fire in a block of seven apartments close to Cork City centre last weekend.
: A man who saved a woman and her two children from drowning in their car in the River Lee said he was just in the right place at the right time.
: Jim Carrey has failed in his attempt to get a wrongful death lawsuit over his ex-girlfriend's suicide thrown out of court.
: Revenue has tentatively recouped €14.4m from 86 tax settlement cases arising in the first quarter of the year, new figures show.
: The Crown Prosecution Service will today announce its decisions on charges relating to the Hillsborough disaster.
: A grand total of £32,400 will be donated to name a character in a new Philip Pullman book after a teenage victim of the Grenfell Fire.
: There is a song by the Kinks called Death of a Clown, which seems rather apt in the wake of a New Zealand newspaper’s caricature of the head coach of the British & Irish Lions with white paint and a red nose.
... SOME DISTRACTION
: Experts are warning that social media is weakening our grip on our positive virtues, from honesty to self control, writes Ailin Quinlan.
: Michael Nyqvist, the star of the original The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo films, has died at the age of 56, his family has announced.
: Anna Richardson says the nude dating show Naked Attraction will take things one step further on the new series, writes Jeananne Craig.