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# decision

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# Analysis
Opinion: In defence of Scott Hogan's belated decision to declare for Ireland
There has been a mixed reaction to confirmation today that Aston Villa star was applying for an Irish passport.
# Calm
'I respect the decision' - Pacquiao gracious after controversial defeat
Few could believe it when Jeff Horn was awarded victory, but his opponent refused to blame the judges.
# statement
Antrim forward hit with 48-week ban for 'deliberately giving false evidence'
Matthew Fitzpatrick is expected to appeal the ruling.
# decision
Brazil court orders 'murder' goalkeeper back to prison
Three out of four judges on a panel of the country’s Supreme Court (STF) ruled that Bruno de Souza should return to jail.
# Adam Johnson
Ex-Premier League footballer Adam Johnson loses bid to appeal underage sex conviction
The footballer was handed a six-year prison sentence last March.
# Up In The Air
Wenger will consider angry fan protests when deciding if it's time to leave Arsenal
‘I don’t work for my image, I work for this club. How I look is not really my problem,’ says the Gunners boss.
# strange times
'Brexit, Trump, Ranieri...' - Klopp baffled by Leicester decision
The Liverpool boss has likened the decision to relive the Italian coach from his position to two global shocks in the past year.
# Changes
How will it impact Ireland and more talking points from the 48-team World Cup decision
The new format will see an increase from 64 to 80 games.
# no remorse
'There's nothing wrong with me psychologically': Mass killer Dylann Roof refuses to apologise
Roof shot dead nine people in a church in South Carolina in 2015.
# Back Home
Couple reunited in Ireland after sham marriage claim led to deportation
Husband Kleber Madeiros was deported from Galway to Brazil.
Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school
Luke Kelly-Melia suffers from cerebral palsy and was given the assistance dog as a result.
# decision
The 14 questions the Hillsborough inquests jury had to answer
And the reasons for their decisions.
# Just In Case
The government is ordering 4 million new polling cards
The Department of the Environment has said that this is “normal procedure”.
# Quiz
How Conor McGregor Are You?
Are you even notorious? Find out here.
# Equality Tribunal
€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant
An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.
# Fatwa
This British author has had a death sentence on his head for more than 20 years
It was on this day that the Ayatollah of Iran confirmed the fatwa against Salman Rushdie.
# appeal
Here's the DRA statement explaining the decision to allow Diarmuid Connolly play today
The Disputes Resolution Authority released a brief statement today.
# Oi ref!
Top-flight referee starts Facebook page to explain decisions
Is this the future of refereeing?
# Dismissed
Forklift driver sacked for driving into doors awarded €15,000
The decision was made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
# Policy
Boy with diabetes prevented from bringing water into cinema receives apology
Bryan Keelan Jr was going to see Ant-man when the incident happened.
# Controversy
Craig Joubert's refereeing labelled 'shocking' by Australian commentator
Phil Kearns was unhappy with the South African match official over the weekend.
# internal affairs
Expelled Sinn Féin councillor claims party 'stabbed me in the back'
Sinn Féin has expelled veteran Cork councillor Kieran McCarthy and suspended Melissa Mullane following a confidential internal review.
# wrong family
Families win €2m damages after daughters are switched at birth
The clinic in question was ordered to pay €400,000 to each of the women in question.
# way with words
This woman will be the face of Irish fiction for the next three years
It was a unanimous choice.
# Leader
Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'
The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.
# decision
Judges to rule on clinically dead pregnant woman
Legal advice has prevented the woman’s life machine being turned off so far.
# upheld
Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter
The Press Ombudsman says the article breached the Sinn Féin leader’s right to a good name.
# Supreme Court
Works to continue on Kilkenny bridges ahead of October court date
The case will be heard again in court on 20 October.
# Poolbeg
Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed
The council CEO is understood to have described it as an “oversight” on his part not to inform the councillors sooner.
# Vote of Confidence
Forde, Walters and Quinn earn starting spots for Ireland's clash with Georgia
Meanwhile, Wes Hoolahan, Shane Long and Shay Given all have to be content with a place on the bench.
# Allegiance
Mark Noble to make Ireland decision in 'next couple of weeks'
The West Ham midfielder admitted it would be strange to pull on a green jersey.
# Letter
Ó Cuív defends asking for a man convicted of manslaughter to be moved to an open prison
The man he made representations on behalf of was a drug dealer who killed an associate and stored the body in a freezer.
# who wore it better?
Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn't good for the Irish store
It’s a dispute over a woman’s top and shirt.
# Priesthood
Late bloomers biggest group to show interest in becoming clerics
Questions asked at the open day at St Patrick’s College included, how many years study is it, what is the food like to whether priests could keep their own car.
# Judgement
Liam Williams cited for Payne-like mid-air tackle on Alex Cuthbert
The Scarlets fullback was sin binned for his challenge, but may face harsher consequences.
# Vindication
Landmark European judgement finds Irish State liable for sexual abuse
Louise O’Keeffe, who was abused by her primary school teacher, took the Irish State to the European Court Human Rights after losing in the Irish High and Supreme Courts.
# Controversy
Wes Brown was sent off today for this innocuous challenge as Sunderland lost
Sunderland were left with 10 men following a less-than-malicious tackle by the ex-United defender.
# decisions decisions
9 very important decisions you had to make about your school uniform
When you have so few choices, each one becomes very, very important.
# Fight Fight Fight
FG: Scrapping the Seanad saves €20m. Oireachtas: Um, there's no way to know
The €20 million saving has been a central plank of Fine Gael’s pro-abolition campaign – but now the Oireachtas says there’s no way to know how much will be saved if the Seanad goes.
# University
Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision
The Irish student, who is studying in the UK, said he still has not been given news on a decision about his grant application.