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The scene where the bodies of a couple were found in a house near Cloneen, Co Tipperary. Photo: Dylan Vaughan.

The scene where the bodies of a couple were found in a house near Cloneen, Co Tipperary. Photo: Dylan Vaughan.

The scene where the bodies of a couple were found in a house near Cloneen, Co Tipperary. Photo: Dylan Vaughan.

Here are the main headlines of the morning.

Government warned to resist wage demands and keep lid on inflation

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe will also have to rein in expectations of tax cuts or lavish cost-of-living spending in Budget 2023 to avoid generating further upward price pressure, the influential policy think-tank ESRI said.

Location of bodies in Tipperary tragedy may prove to be significant

Garda sources admitted that a central element of their investigation is why the bodies of elderly couple Nicholas (81) and Hilary Smith (79) were found in different rooms in the bungalow at Cloneen.

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Irish are facing Covid upsurge in European holiday spots

Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and Greece are all reporting more cases of the virus as the BA.4 and BA.5 variants take hold.

Vacant home tax to hit more delays as energy usage solution tabled

The vacant home tax is set to be delayed again as the Government is now considering using data from households’ energy use to find out how many homes are empty.

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Travellers racially abused by gardaí and treated like ‘lowest of the low’ – report

Travellers have been called k****ers by gardaí and dismissed while trying to report crimes, research into the institutional racism against Travellers in Ireland’s criminal justice system has found.

Tyson Fury’s dad admits he and heavyweight champion son are ‘banned’ from US due to Kinahan crackdown

Tyson Fury’s father John has revealed he and other members of Tyson’s boxing star brother Tommy’s team, are banned from entering the US due to Tyson’s links to mob boss Daniel Kinahan.

Nasa is ‘abusive, sexist and vulgar’, says woman who made it to the top

Nasa’s former most senior female executive has accused the space agency of having a “male-dominated” culture, claiming she was subjected to physical threats, and called an “ugly whore” and a “motherf*****g bitch”.

‘Squeezed middle-aged’ being hit hard by rising costs

A section of society labelled the “squeezed middle-aged” has emerged as coming under severe financial pressure from the cost-of-living crisis.


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