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Lough MacNean as seen from Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim, Eire
Lough MacNean as seen from Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim, Eire. The far side is Co. Fermanagh in Northern Ireland.

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News Headlines

     Govt could need €5bn to cushion impact of hard BrexitThe Government could have to borrow up to €5 billion to cushion the blow of a no-deal Brexit.
     Eir CEO certain company can roll out NBP for under €1bnThe chief executive of Eir has said she is certain the company can roll out the National Broadband Plan for less than €1 billion.
     RTÉ reports net deficit of €13m for 2018RTÉ reported a net deficit of €13m in 2018, according to its annual report, with the media organisation saying the cost of special events contributing to the overall deficit.
     No moves to break deadlock as SIPTU health strike loomsTomorrow's strike by 10,000 HSE support staff looks set to go ahead, as there are no apparent moves to break the deadlock between SIPTU and the management side over pay.
     Trump threatens 'obliteration' if Iran attacksUS President Donald Trump threatened to obliterate parts of Iran if the Islamic Republic attacked "anything American", as Iran said the latest US sanctions had closed off any chance of diplomacy.
     Minister for Finance leaves room for manoeuvrePaschal Donohoe is going for one Budget and hoping he can read the lie of the land in advance of Brexit, writes Political Editor David Murphy.
     120 Chernobyl children arrive for respite breakOne hundred and twenty children and young adults with special needs from the Chernobyl affected region of Belarus have arrived in Ireland to begin a four-week holiday of rest and recuperation from the most toxic landscape in the world.
     Plan to phase out fur farm approved by CabinetFur farming is to be phased out in Ireland under a bill to be brought forward by the Government.
     Council says microalgae responsible for orange waterOrange water at south Dublin beaches is due to an algal bloom and is not connected to an overflow from the wastewater treatment plant in Ringsend at the weekend, according to Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Council.
     Camogie player Thompson to pay €6,000 after guilty pleaGAA All-Star and former Cork camogie captain Ashling Thompson has been warned that she will face imprisonment over assaulting two women if she does not honour a court undertaking to pay €6,000 to her victims and to charity.
     Deasy says Fine Gael HQ 'negligent' over constituencyFine Gael TD John Deasy has accused his party headquarters of being "negligent" regarding problems within the party's Waterford constituency organisation.
     Soldier's evidence paused in 'unsatisfactory' situationA former British soldier's evidence to an inquest into the deaths of ten people in Belfast has been paused following a change in a detail of his testimony.
     Salamanders and natterjack toad found in the postThe ISPCA is calling for tougher regulations around the breeding, keeping and selling of exotic animals as pets after dealing with a number of incidents with exotic animals recently.
     Concern over requirements for anorexia feeding ordersThe High Court has heard that a consultant psychiatrist who specialises in eating disorders has expressed serious concern that doctors must go to court to get orders to coercively feed patients with anorexia.
     Taoiseach, Sturgeon expected to discuss Rockall disputeThe dispute over fishing rights around Rockall is expected to be discussed by Taoiseach Leo Varakar and the Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a meeting of the British-Irish Council in Manchester on Friday.
     New law to pave way for gardaí to wear bodycamsPlans to allow gardaí to use body-worn cameras have been given the green light by the Government following a Cabinet meeting.
     Data on garda use of force should be published - reviewA review into public order policing in Ireland has described the lack of internal monitoring of the use of force by gardaí, as a "significant gap in governance".
     Hillsborough match commander to face retrialHillsborough match commander David Duckenfield, 74, will face a retrial over the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans, a judge has ruled at Preston Crown Court.
     US relocates migrant children over 'squalid' conditionsNearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without adequate food and water.
     This year's Budget process more difficult than usualThe Government's Summer Economic Statement will offer some clues as to what surprises October's Budget may hold.