Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime...
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Tanaiste Simon Coveney has appealed to women to continue to believe in the cervical check system, saying some 250,000 women each year had smear tests under it and each year cervical cancer was down 7% as a result.
A young mother with a health condition that meant her pregnancy posed a risk to her life has teamed up with Amnesty International to call for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum.
It is understood thieves who stole an 800 year old relic from Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin returned it because they thought it was cursed.
The two Koreas have agreed to rid their peninsula of nuclear weapons in historic talks between the two leaders.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have revealed the name of their baby son.
Irish Ferries has improved its fast ferry offering on the Dublin - Holyhead route with the introduction of high-speed craft ‘Dublin Swift’ which entered service today on the route following a full internal refurbishment.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has called for common sense to prevail in Rome for next week's Champions League semi-final second leg after the club raised concerns for fans' safety.
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Actor and singer Janelle Monae – who you might recognise from movies like Moonlight and Hidden Figures – has recently come out as pansexual. But what does the term actually mean?
Having previously announced that both Anne Marie and Jamie Lawson will act as the shows opening acts, Ed Sheeran has added a third support to his upcoming Irish gigs.
Nicky Byrne and Jenny Greene donate to charity after Avicii's laugh features in competition.