LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Seven boys rescued as Thai cave operation resumes; Former Ros na Rún actor Garrett Phillips sentenced for rape

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Seven boys rescued as Thai cave operation resumes; Former Ros na Rún actor Garrett Phillips sentenced for rape

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WORLD: Rescuers trying to free boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand have brought out a seventh boy.

WORLD: Dominic Raab has been appointed as Britain's Brexit Secretary after David Davis resigned from the position last night.

IRELAND: A former Ros Na Rún actor has received a six-year prison sentence for the oral rape of a young woman who fell asleep in his van as he gave her a lift home.

IRELAND: Gardaí in Limerick are carrying out door-to-door inquiries following the fatal stabbing of a man at the weekend.

IRELAND: Gardaí in Co Meath have asked the public to be vigilant after a number of 'unusual' markings at properties in the county came to their attention last weekend.

BUSINESS: 200 jobs will be created over four years in Athlone, Co Westmeath at Neueda Technologies, an IT Training, development and consulting services company.

SPORT: France face Belgium on Tuesday while England face Croatia on Wednesday in the World Cup semi-finals. Here, we look at some potential key battles ahead of the games in Russia.

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SHOWBIZ: Robin Wright has said she did not know Kevin Spacey personally, in her first comments about her ex-House Of Cards co-star since allegations against the actor surfaced.

FEATURE: While it’s quite possible to survive summer on a diet of hot dogs and ice lollies, if you want to up your foodie game, these are the dishes to get your teeth into over the next couple of months…

VIRAL: Filming for the third series of First Dates Ireland is set to get underway soon and producers are calling for more LGBTQ people to apply.

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