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Dublin: 15 °C Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.


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1. Nurses have revealed that overcrowding in Irish hospitals has reached record levels today with 563 patients on trolleys.

2. Ireland is going to be the first EU country to sell beef to the US since the BSE ban was lifted.

3. Tesco are removing all sweets from checkout areas soon.

4. Hundreds of people have been summoned for jury duty for the Boston bombings trial.

5. Ryanair flew over 86 million people last year.

6. Mortgage rate cuts are on the way for Permanent TSB and Bank of Ireland customers.

7. Everyone is talking about RTÉ’s new drama Charlie, but Mary O’Rourke wasn’t too happy with Brian Lenihan’s depiction.

Main image: Christmas tree throwing competition in Clare. Taken by Eamon Ward.

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