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IRELAND: Opposition parties are demanding to know if the Government did a special deal with Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan over her shock resignation.
IRELAND: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has categorically ruled out a so-called grand coalition with Fianna Fáil after the next election, saying he wants the current government re-elected.
IRELAND: Social Justice Ireland has said it is seriously concerned about the gap between the minimum wage and the living wage.
WORLD: Hurricane Irma has pummelled Florida, packing winds up to 130mph, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and toppling massive construction cranes over the Miami skyline.
WORLD: E-cigarettes containing nicotine could increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, researchers have found.
WORLD: Burma's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state.
BUSINESS: Over 370 jobs are being created across the country by homecare provider Bluebird Care.
SPORT: Unrelenting Cork manage to land the killer punch in the All-Ireland senior camogie final.
SPORT: Rafael Nadal put the seal on a throwback year for men's tennis by winning his 16th grand slam title at the US Open.
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