A quick catch-up for your Monday morning
The Iraqi Prime Minister has declared that the city of Mosul has been “liberated” from ISIS militants.
Iraqi government forces have been rooting out the last few pockets of resistance in Iraq’s second largest city over the past number of days.
The city has been under ISIS control for the past three years, with the battle to retake it ongoing since October last year.
The Taoiseach and the President have honoured the Irish men and women who died in service to their country this morning.
The annual National Day of Commemoration Ceremony honours all those who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations.
The ceremony got underway at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin - as well as at six locations across Ireland.
The prosecution has concluded its case against Ibrahim Halawa and approximately 330 other people in Egypt this afternoon.
The Dubliner’s trial was adjourned for the 26th time – with defence lawyers expected to begin challenging video evidence at the next hearing, on Sunday July 16th.
The Firhouse native has now spent 1,423 days in prison since his arrest during demonstrations against the ousting of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in August 2013.
Fine Gael’s lead over Fianna Fáil is back to within the margin of error, according to the latest opinion poll.
The latest Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post put the party's lead at just three points - down from eight points in the latest installment.
The last such poll was taken six weeks ago - just as the Fine Gael leadership contest was reaching its climax.
Comedian John Bishop joined Off the Ball to discuss how football literally changed his life after he missed Liverpool's Champions League win in Istanbul despite having a ticket for the dramatic night.
The former pharmaceutical worker spoke to Ger Gilroy and Nathan Murphy about how being sent to a conference in Seattle and missing his club's most memorable night in recent memory, led to a change in career.
"It's (football) had many life-changing effects on me," he said, adding: "But if you're referring to Istanbul - that was the main contributing factor to me leaving my job."