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first_img Source: Gerry Adams/Twitter Source: LMFM RADIO/Twitter 4. Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins has said there was no secrecy about the letter he set to a judge, asking for leniency for a convicted drug dealer and father of four. The party has been keeping very quiet on the matter today. [RTÉ News]5. The police ombudsman in Northern Ireland has found no evidence that the RUC was involved in the murder attempt on Gerry Adams in 1984. The Sinn Féin president isn’t too keen on the report. @Cllrjoereilly is speaking to us about this fire in Claremont estate in Navan last night that destroyed four houses— LMFM RADIO (@LMFMRADIO) June 19, 2014 Gerry Adams TD calls on Ombudsman to set aside Report— Gerry Adams (@GerryAdamsSF) June 19, 2014center_img 6. A new report has revealed that nearly 25% of households in Ireland are jobless.7. Four homes in an estate in county Meath were totally destroyed in a fire overnight. WHAT’S THE STORY?1. The Interim Administrator to the CRC believes the organisation set up its charitable arm for the sole purpose of making sure it got as much money as possible from the HSE.And this is what he had to say about the CEO’s salary. Read more from the just-published report here.2. The European Court of Justice has sided with Karen Millen in its legal dispute with Dunnes Stores.3. The IMF is backing Joan Burton to be the next leader of the Labour party. The lads didn’t mention Alex White. 8. Facebook crashed today. And nobody knew what to do with themselves. Source: Cesare Giannetti/YouTubeCatch up on the rest of today’s stories>last_img

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