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Six businesses, including two popular Dublin burrito restaurants, have been issued with closure orders by the Food Safety Authority.
The Food Safety Authority has stressed that there can be "no excuse for putting consumers’ health at risk".
The body of a baby boy found at an apartment in Killarney yesterday afternoon has now been removed from the scene to University Hospital Kerry for a post mortem.
The 11 month old was found dead at an apartment on Upper High Street in the town yesterday afternoon when his Mother returned from work.
A Polish man in his thirties - believed to be the baby's father - was also found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he's continuing to receive treatment.
Katie Hopkins, the British columnist famed for courting controversy and finishing in third place on The Apprentice in 2007, has once again come in for backlash on Twitter after making comments about the 15-year-old victim groomed by footballer Adam Johnson.
Conor McGregor might be counting the cost of a first defeat in the UFC but the reported seven figure earnings from the fight will cushion the blow somewhat.
But in comparison to boxing, Irish sports journalist Ewan MacKenna believes it is nowhere near the same ballpark as boxing in that financial regard.
For the first time since he conceded defeat to Joe Duffy in 2010, Conor McGregor was forced to tap-out once again at UFC 196 after Nate Diaz wrapped him up in a rear naked choke.
The World Featherweight champion spoke valiantly after the bout and told UFC commentator Joe Rogan ''it is what it is'' and congratulated Nate Diaz for accepting the fight, just 11 days out from the fight. He also spoke defiantly in the post-fight press conference about his willingness to accept defeat as well as his intentions to return to the Featherweight division to defend his crown.