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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. #BERKELEY:  A mass has been held to honour those killed and injured in Berkeley, California as the investigation into what caused the balcony to collapse continues.

2. #NEW YORK TIMES: Former President Mary McAleese has hit out at the New York Times for their handling of the story.

3. #SOUTH CAROLINA: A white man opened fire and killed nine people at an historic black church in South Carolina.

4. #BANKING INQUIRY: The former Secretary General of the Department of Finance has spoken about the night of the bank guarantee.

5. #RENTS: Rents are going up. And up.

6. #DONATIONS: The details of donations to political parties have been revealed. And it’s good news for the Socialists, not so good for Fianna Fáil.