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Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Everything you need to know this Friday lunchtime.


1. Voting is under way in the same-sex marriage and presidential age referendums. Polls stay open until 10pm tonight.

2. Around 100 staff at Dunnes Stores in Gorey are still in the dark about their jobs after being told last night that the store is closing ‘until further notice’.

3. Finance Minister Michael Noonan has warned the country’s six main banks to cut their interest rates for mortgage holders – or face a financial punishment.

4. The Luas Red Line service is disrupted this afternoon after a collision between a tram and a car near Queen Street.

5. The DPP in Northern Ireland has apologised to Mairia Cahill over how her allegation that she was raped by an IRA members was dealt with.

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