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Today’s News

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today Join The Club This post contains videos

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today

The country is not out the woods though and its people are still feeling austerity.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all you need to know this Monday morning.

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

Man due in court in connection with Dublin cocaine seizure

€64,000 worth of the drug was seized on Saturday in Drimnagh in the south inner city.

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'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

Ibec paints glowing picture of Irish economy but warns we've 'a lot to lose' from Trump tariffs

The business group says that Ireland is in a “post-recovery stage”.

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point

We’ve been speaking to accommodation experts to gauge the supply and demand and the best moves this morning for CAO applicants.

Man (20s) released after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution.

Gaelic Grounds to host homecoming for All-Ireland hurling champions in Limerick today

Musical entertainment will be provided by Niamh Dunne, The Blizzards and DJ Mark McCabe.

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'Ireland's decision to prohibit GM crops doesn't make sense'

Two eminent plant biotechnologists argue that the Irish government has made the wrong decision to opt out of growing GMOs here.

Man (60s) dies after being stabbed in Dublin

A man in his 30s has since been arrested by gardaí.

Most businesses are very worried about Brexit but only a small number have a plan to handle it

Only 6% have a formal plan in place, according to the AIB Brexit Sentiment Index.

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next

Over half of those applying for a Level 8 course will be offered their first choice.

Taylor Swift gigs had highest garda bill for event policing this year

The organisation has collected almost €1 million from organisers to cover policing at concerts, sports matches and other events.

Yesterday’s News

'Really shocking': Motorists use deceased parents' permits to park in disabled bays

In just one year of a garda operation to crack down on fraudulent use of these permits, 80 people were prosecuted.

From The42 'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football' LOI Legends

'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football'

Former St Patrick’s Athletic, Bohemians and Derry City striker Joe Lawless looks back on his playing days.

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds

That alienating vibe also makes sleep-deprived individuals more socially unattractive to others.

Journalist Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run for presidency

O’Doherty made the announcement on social media this evening.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From The42 'I didn't really sleep last night because I visualised scoring a goal on All-Ireland final day' Super Sub Shane

'I didn't really sleep last night because I visualised scoring a goal on All-Ireland final day'

It was a special moment for Shane Dowling as Limerick’s breakthrough arrived.

Skip leg day because your DNA says so: Hear about the future of fitness in our latest podcast

From DNA tests to exercise pills, this is what staying in shape could look like in a few decades time.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what had people talking today.

'What a rush': Getting front and centre at the most dangerous sport event on Earth

Irish photographer Donal Moloney was the only non-Italian this year to capture the drama of the ancient Calcio Storico, ‘a mixture of soccer, rugby and attempted murder’.

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here for you from 6am

Every college, every course. Get all the details first thing tomorrow.

'I put the van into reverse to escape this hell': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

'You can pick up a song in a week': Why Irish people love the ukulele

We talked to the founder of the Ukulele Hooley event, Tony Boland.

British woman rescued 10 hours after falling from cruise ship in Croatia

The 46-year-old told reporters she fell off the back of the ship.

From The42 Champs at last! Limerick end 45-year wait for All-Ireland hurling glory Limerick Leaders

Champs at last! Limerick end 45-year wait for All-Ireland hurling glory

A remarkable finale in Croke Park before Limerick won out by a point.

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

There have been no reports of deaths or injuries so far.

Trump lashes out at Russia probe as 'McCarthyism'

Trump’s Twitter storm was set off by a front-page report in the New York Times implying that McGahn had turned on him.

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

Woman attacked with metal bar in early hours of morning in Antrim

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

Childcare costs up 5.5% nationwide: Here's a county-by-county breakdown

The survey found that Longford had the lowest monthly costs at €650.

Over 130 kilos of cocaine worth €10 million destined for Ireland seized in Costa Rica

Gardaí are liaising with their Costa Rican counterparts over the seizure.

Genoa death toll hits 43 as search for answers ramps up

Rescuers confirmed today that they had found the remains believed to be of a missing family inside a car extracted from the rubble of the viaduct.

Fans injured during storm at Backstreet Boys concert

WinStar World Casino and Resort said about 150 patrons did not evacuate when the storm hit with 128 kph winds.

Why the film Crazy Rich Asians could be a gamechanger for Hollywood

It’s the first Hollywood movie in a quarter of a century to feature an majority-Asian cast — a feat not matched since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.

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