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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

     UK 'extremely concerned' by seizure of tankers by IranThe UK's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he is "extremely concerned" by the "unacceptable" seizure of two oil tankers by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz.
     Withdrawal Agreement not up for renegotiation - CoveneyTánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said that the EU's position on the Withdrawal Agreement remains unchanged.
     FIFA and UEFA write to FAI over 'third party influence'FIFA and UEFA have written to the FAI to express concern over a letter from Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross to FAI President Donal Conway asking him to withdraw his nomination to be re-elected in the role.
     French minister pledges Brexit solidarity with IrelandThe French Minister for Europe has pledged her country's continuing solidarity with Ireland on the issue of Brexit during a visit to the border area this morning.
     Venice coffee costs rule-breaking German tourists €950Two German tourists were fined for making themselves a coffee on the steps of the famous Rialto bridge in Venice and asked to leave the city, the municipal authorities said.
     Keith Byrne signs papers agreeing to leave USThe family of Irishman Keith Byrne, who is detained by immigration officials in the United States, say he has signed papers agreeing to leave the country.
     €1 million worth of drugs and two guns seized in DublinGardaí have seized drugs worth an estimated €1 million along with guns and ammunition in Dublin.
     Murder inquiry after man stabbed to death in DublinA man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
     Strong, shallow earthquake hits AthensA strong, shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake has jolted Athens, knocking out phone connections and causing power outages and minor damage, as worried residents rushed into the streets.
     Wife of Irish citizen held in Syria speaks outThe wife of an Irish citizen who was arrested in Syria for working for so-called Islamic State has spoken about her husband's struggle to adjust after he was made unemployed during the economic downturn in Ireland.
     School report from Pádraic Pearse found in Co KerryA valuable document written and signed by Pádraic Pearse has been discovered in Co Kerry. The document is a 1915 school report written for a pupil at Scoil Éanna, Rathfarnham, Dublin, where the Easter Rising leader was headmaster.
     The Yazidi people: Some of Islamic State's many victimsThe so-called Islamic State's hold on parts of Iraq and Syria was a brutal one. RTÉ News spoke to some of the Yazidi people in northern Iraq who were once held captive by the group.
     Iranian ambassador calls on Govt to intervene in US rowThe Iranian Ambassador to Ireland has called on the Irish Government to intervene in a diplomatic row between the United States and his country.
     Dutch court rules state '10% liable' for SrebrenicaThe Supreme Court of the Netherlands has upheld an earlier ruling that found the Dutch state partly liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Bosnian Muslim men who were expelled from a UN base and executed at Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces.
     Labour peer says no-deal Brexit 'almost inconceivable'The British Labour peer, Lord Andrew Adonis, has said it is 'almost inconceivable' that the UK will leave the European Union without a deal on 31 October.
     Open Championship Day 2 - recapAll the action from the second day of The Open at Royal Portrush in Antrim.
     Firearm, ammunition seized in Limerick cityA firearm, ammunition and shell casings have been seized in Limerick city after a search operation by gardaí.
     Iran sanctions 'like the Irish famine' - AmbassadorIran's Ambassador to Ireland Masoud Eslami has said that US sanctions on Iran have affected the Islamic Republic in a similar way to the Irish famine due to similarities in foreign intervention.
     New US ambassador visits ancestral home in Co CorkThe US Ambassador to Ireland has visited his ancestral home in Co Cork, just ten days into his new job.
     Construction industry set for 'safest year ever' - CIFThe building industry has said it is on track to record its safest year ever, the Construction Industry Federation has released figures showing there were two fatalities so far this year compared to 11 during 2013.