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A 24-year-old from south Cork has won a €70,000 investment fund for his new business after being crowned Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur.
James Foody from Glanmire, developed a wearable device and a smartphone app which helps women assess and maximise their fertility across a monthly period.
The Taoiseach is planning a major overhaul of the social welfare system.
The Sunday Independent reports that Enda Kenny is planning to make a pledge to young parents that they will earn at least €11.75 per hour, no matter where they are working, if the party is returned to power.
Marine Le Pen's Front National has come out ahead in exit polls for the first round of France's regional elections.
The far-right party is predicted to have received between 27% and 30% of the popular vote, and taken six of the country's 13 regions.
A teenage girl is in a critical condition in hospital after being rescued from the water off Hook Head in Co Wexford.
Four teenagers were swept into the water at around 2pm this afternoon.
Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins has told the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis that he will not sign off on its draft report.
The Dáil veteran said he would make a full statement tomorrow outlining his reasons for rejecting the document.