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Seán Barrett said that the decision he took was not influenced by any letter from Alan Shatter

Barrett denies Shatter influenced debate decision

15.22 Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has said his decision to cancel a Dáil debate on the creation of a commission of inquiry into allegations of malpractice in a garda division was not influenced by any letter from Alan Shatter.

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The 19-year-old demanded to address the nation apparently about a conspiracy theory

Dutch TV station gunman had no terrorist links

14.24 A man who forced his way into the studios of Dutch national broadcaster NOS and demanded to go on live television had no known links to terrorist organisations and acted alone, police said today.

Police believe both men may have been involved in an altercation in a nearby flat that spilled onto the street

Man being detained over Belfast murder

14.59 A suspect arrested following the murder of a Pakistani man who was stabbed to death in Belfast yesterday is being detained using mental health legislation.

Colleen McCullough died yesterday at the age of 77

Anger as obituary labels author plain, overweight

11.47 There has been widespread criticism of The Australian newspaper, after it printed an obituary for internationally acclaimed author Colleen McCullough that described her as "plain of feature" and "overweight".

The UCC study found a high prevalence of hazardous consumption among more than 2,200 undergraduates

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15.41 A round up of stories from Ireland and around the world.

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