LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Irish work more hours than EU average; Focus Ireland records second highest numbers of homeless in four years

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Irish work more hours than EU average; Focus Ireland records second highest numbers of homeless in four years

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IRELAND:  A 28-year-old Irishman has died in The Netherlands.

IRELAND: Irish people work90 hours more per year than the EU average.

IRELAND: 99 families with214 children became homeless in Dublin in July, according to figures issued by Focus Ireland.

WORLD: Kenya's Supreme Court hasnullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days.

BUSINESS: Consumers are expected to snap up the last of the most powerful vacuum cleaners on the market as a new law banning those rated above 900 watts comes into effect this month.

SPORT: Prior to the Championship throw-in back in May, John Mullane made a risky promise live on radio, a commitment that now he probably wishes he never made.

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FEATURES: On the 32nd anniversary of the discovery of the wreckage of the Titanic, Conor Kane talks to an underwater explorer, the first Irishman to set eyes on the doomed ship on the bottom of the ocean floor.

SHOWBIZ: Singer Sam Smith has sparked speculation that he may be releasing new music as early as next week.

VIRAL: JK Rowling has marked #19YearsLatermaking Harry Potter fans emotional

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