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According to their representative association, 1,300 members of the Defence Forces are receiving family income supplement because they cannot support their families on their current wages. [RTÉ]
- Ireland’s tax take is on target.
- A twister caused major damage in Clonfert, county Galway.
- The Finance Minister said the budget adjustment will be less than €3.1 billion.
- A 24-year-old waiter was found guilty of murdering two Irish women in Turkey.
- Chloe Kinsella is still missing in Limerick.
- An Irishman had a conviction overturned in Lithuania as there was no evidence he was not framed by British MI5 agents.
- Teachers protested about increasing class sizes.
- Ryanair will appeal a French court fine of €8 million.
- Hospital doctors will go on strike on Tuesday.
- The body of actor Gerry McCann was found.
- Fewer people were signed on the Live Register last month.
- Dangerous radioactive material was stolen from Swords.
- A priest resigned from the Mater’s board over abortion law compliance.
- The government lost a Seanad vote on upward-only rent reviews.
- There was another debate on the Seanad referendum tonight.
People of Freedom party leader Silvio Berlusconi acknowledged defeat and announced he would support the government of Premier Enrico Letta, a stunning about-face on the Senate floor after defections in his party robbed him of the support he needed to bring down the government. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
#USA: It is now illegal to post nude pictures of your ex-partners online in California.
#RIP: Bestselling author Tom Clancy passed away. He was 66 years old.
#USA: A man has been arrested and charged for operating Silk Road – a clandestine online marketplace for narcotics and other illegal goods and services.
- Iranian’s president Hassan Rouhani has exchanged tweets with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey. [BBC]
- A ban on using gadgets and phones as planes take off and land has been lifted.
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