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WHAT’S THE STORY?

1. CONVICTED drug smuggler Michaella McCollum Connolly is to be transferred to a prison in Belfast to serve out the rest of her almost-seven year sentence.

Peru Airport Drug Arrests Source: AP/Press Association Images

2. AFTER 10 years of trying, the Rosetta spacecraft has finally had its much-anticipated rendez-vous with a comet. This comet.

rosetta Source: ESA

3. GRAPHIC images have emerged of Ebola victims’ bodies, dumped in the streets of Liberia, those around them too afraid to touch the corpses. Meanwhile, Nigeria has confirmed five more cases of the virus and Ireland has pledged a further €120,000 to help fight the spread of the disease.

PastedImage-38728 Source: HealthMap.Org

4. A 19-year-old boy was stabbed outside the cinema at Dundrum Town Centre last night. He is recovering in hospital.

Dundrum stabbing. The exterior of Movi Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

5. ARE we heading towards another property bubble? The ESRI has said Dublin is facing a significant housing shortage and needs 54,000 new homes.

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6. FINALLY, Dublin Airport sources have played down a story that Alan Shatter cheated death on the runway there yesterday. Here’s the play by play.

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