It's all about the teachers' strike on the front of the Independent.
As well as a picture of three young teachers in high-vis INTO jackets and woolly hats who took part in the rally outside Leinster House last night the paper runs with the line that secondary schools are considering partial openings if teachers go ahead with a withdrawal from supervision and substitution duties after the mid-term break.
We're told that schools are considering options such as bringing students in for half days or bringing in exam classes only during the proposed strike days.

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"Brexit Boom with 100 firms in talks"
That's the lead headline in today's Irish Examiner which reports that the IDA has received a significant amount of interest from large London-based companies who are seeking to relocate to Ireland.
Around half of the companies are thought to be in the financial sector with tech and manufacturing firms also expressing an interest.

Sean Dunne
Bankrupt property developer Sean Dunne or his wife Gayle Killelea never actually visited the house they paid 58 million euro for in 2005 prior to purchasing it. That's the lead story in today's Irish Times.
The home on Shrewsbury Rd caused a sensation at the time because it was believed to be the highest price ever paid for a Dublin home but Mr Dunne says that the couple didn't want anyone to know that they were looking at the house so they looked at it from the grounds of Old Belvedere rugby grounds and via aerial photographs.
Mr Dunne made the comments in a day-long interview with the official overseeing his bankruptcy last June.

"Pay your parking fines or be put off the road"
That's lead headline in today's Irish Daily Mail which reports that Judge Marie Keane put 66 drivers off the road for between 3 and 6 months and handed down fines of up to 350 euro to motorists who failed to pay their parking fines and then didn't turn up in court in Galway District Court recently.

Ice cream cover-up
An ice cream seller who used his fleet of fans as a cover for a major cocaine distribution network is due for sentencing in December...after he appeared in Limerick Circuit Criminal Court yesterday.
41-year-old Paul Collopy who has 70 previous conviction was caught when Gardai found 6,000 euro worth of cocaine in his van.
They also found a tick list of names which showed that 45,000 euro worth of cocaine had been sold by Mr Collopy.

Saverio Bellante

For its lead story, meanwhile the Irish Sun reports that Saverio Bellante the Italian man who killed his housemate Tom O'Gorman during a game of chess in Castleknock in Dublin 2014 could be released from the Central Mental Hospital on day release with the next 12 months and may be allowed to return home to Italy within 2 years.

Exorcisms

While the Irish Daily Mirror leads today with the line that the Catholic Church in Ireland wants every diocese to have a specially trained priest ready to carry out exorcisms.
Interest in exorcisms is said to be high at the moment because of a new series called "The Exorcist" which is being shown on the Fox channel in the US.

But finally...the picture on the front of today's Irish Times shows a team of Emergency Response Unit Gardai jumping off a speeding inflatable boat Drogheda Port yesterday.
The gardai are dressed from head to toe in black combat gear and we're told that the guns they're carrying are high-velocity machine guns.
But don't be too alarmed,
We're also told that it was a training exercise.