The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has said he does not believe today's summit of EU leaders will be difficult for Ireland, amid the continuing fallout over the US Senate committee's investigation of computer giant Apple.
The salaries of the top RTE earners came under scrutiny today by the Oireachtas Communications Committee. RTE Director General Noel Curran said salaries had been reduced and contracts continue to be negotiated.
Officials in the United States say they are almost certain that no more bodies or survivors will be found in the debris following the huge tornado that devastated a suburb of Oklahoma city on Monday. At least 24 people are known to have died with hundreds of others injured.
Sergio Garcia has apologised for making what could be seen as a racist remark about world number one Tiger Woods. Garcia was speaking at last nights European Tour awards in London. Woods and Garcia have been involved in a public spat since The Players Championship earlier this month.
Andy Murray has been forced to withdraw from the French Open.
Tyrone attacker Ronan O'Neill has been ruled out of Sunday's Ulster Football Championship clash against Donegal. The 20 year old injured his hamstring in training.
The Polish rider Marcin Bialoblocki will wear the yellow jersey ahead of todays 4th stage of the An Post Ras.
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