Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.
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A Laois GAA player received serious head injuries in a late night assault over the weekend, according to media reports.
The Minister for Education Richard Bruton has said that the teaching of consent in primary schools of 'considerable importance'.
Biggest homeless figures recorded last week as almost 10,000 without homes - including over 3,000 children.
A cousin of 19-year-old Jack O'Driscoll from Cork who was paralysed during Storm Emma says there is hope that he will regain the use of his arms.
The fallout from the Salisbury poisoning could lead to the "last war in the history of mankind", a retired Russian general has warned.
While the main drive behind a review of sex education in Irish schools is that so much of it is decades old, the discussions it should help begin will undoubtedly return to more recent public and political debate.
Caretaker manager Darren Moore wants to bring unity back to West Brom following the "brutal" departure of Alan Pardew.
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