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Wednesday 17 September 2014

What it says in the papers

Published 28/07/2014 | 06:38

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This morning's Irish Independent

The Irish Independent leads with the story of how homeowners in Dublin are in line for a 15pc cut in property tax next year.

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In eight other areas surrounding the capital there is also scope for cuts, a draft report for government has said.

The Herald leads with the tragic story of how a Dublin grandfather died after tragic mountain accident.

Fran McKeon from Tallaght, a married father-of-three, died after plunging 20 metres in the Twelve Bens range in Galway.

The Irish Times leads with the ongoing situation in Gaza.

The paper reports on the latest developments last night when US President Barack Obama called for a truce in the region.

The Irish Examiner meanwhile reports that books offering virtual betting games online could lose their licences, as doubts emerge over the legality.

Meanwhile the Irish Daily Mail reports that Irish people have started to become too fat to be organ donors.

In the tabloids, The Irish Star reports on the breakup of rugby star Cian Healy and model Holly Carpenter.

The two confirmed they had parted ways yesterday after two years together.

The Sun reports that the Israeli embassy posted bizarre pictures on social media over the weekend of Molly Malone in a burka, warning ‘Ireland next’.

Finally The Irish Mirror reports that former X Factor judge Tulisa contemplated suicide over drug allegations made about her by a Sun reporter following an undercover sting.

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