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1. They’ll do it but they’re not happy: Aer Lingus has reluctantly agreed to pay €191 million into its employee pension fund to help end the dispute at the company. 

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2. Two men were arrested in the early hours of this morning in Cork over allegations that two teenagers were sexually assaulted after attending a Jason Derulo concert in the city.

Monaco World Music Awards Jason Derulo Source: AP Photo/Bruno Bebert

3. A 21-year-old man has been arrested after the body of a 50-year-old woman was discovered at a house in Bray overnight. Gardaí were alerted to the scene following reports of an incident at the house.

Bray death. Gardai at the scene where Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

4. Talk about a truckload of drugs. Gardaí seized almost €6.3 million worth of drugs in two separate stings in Louth and Dublin, including the single biggest heroin seizure so far this year.

Two held over 7m Euro heroin seizure Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

5. And speaking of drugs, meet Ralph, drug-finder extraordinaire. The Customs Service dog was involved in the seizure of half a million euros worth of drugs at Rosslare port, including LSD and heroin.

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Raph the custom's drug dog with his handler Denny Lawlor for David Medclaf Source: Revenue

6. The head of the GAA has admitted the organisation got it wrong with the decision to hold five consecutive Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park this summer.

garth brooks Source: Photocall Ireland

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