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Saturday 20 September 2014

What it says in the papers

Published 31/07/2014 | 06:53

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The front page of this morning's Irish Independent

We take a look at the front pages of this morning’s papers.

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The Irish Independent leads with the story of a warning from a leading bank boss that the property shortage will last another four years.

6,200 homes are ‘on hold’ as there is a lack of water and sewage facilities.

The Herald meanwhile leads with the story of the country’s latest gangland murder.

A 26-year-old criminal was found dead in a field in Co Meath just outside the Louth village of Collon yesterday evening.

The Irish Times focuses on the ongoing crisis in Gaza.

The paper reports that the UN is taking an increasingly tougher stance on Israel following another military attack on a school.

It’s ‘N-day’ for road users as new road safety regulations go into force today, according to the Irish Examiner.

The paper reports that among the changes are an increase in penalty points for learner drivers who offend and the introduction of a new ‘N’ plate for those who pass their test.

The Irish Daily Mail reports that a generation of Irish adults can’t afford to leave the family home.

Soaring house prices and rapidly increasing rents are forcing people to remain at home well into the 30s, according to the paper.

In the tabloids, The Irish Daily Star has an exclusive on the man who lived four different lives.

The paper reports that one of the women Conor Brannigan was engaged to was a garda, who was completely unaware of his deception.

The Irish Sun leads with the headline ‘Shot and dumped in field’, reporting on the body found on the Louth-Meath border yesterday.

Finally the Irish Mirror reports that the victim of the country’s latest gangland shooting was arrested over the death of gangster Alan Ryan.

Paul Gallagher’s remains were found by a farmer in his field.

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