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Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

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


1. #PALMERSTOWN: A man has died after an alleged assault at a house in Dublin early this morning.

2. #ABORTION: A human rights lawyer has said Ireland’s abortion laws are so restrictive that many women consider suicide.

3. #PORTLAOISE: A Dublin woman has given birth to a baby boy doctors told her was dead.

4. #DIVINE INTERVENTION: An Irish nun trapped in a convent lift in Rome for three days without food or water is now recovering in hospital.

5. #TEN WALLS: A dance music producer and DJ has been pulled from a number of festivals after comparing gay people to Irish paedophile priests.

6. #SUMMER IS HERE: It might have taken a little longer than we’d hoped temperatures have crept up towards 20 degrees.