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Sinn Fein has become the largest party in local government in the North.
The party’s vice president Michelle O’Neill has hailed it as a “momentous” election result.
A Cork City Councillor says people have approached him in tears over the cost of communions.
Councillor Ken O’Flynn is calling on the Catholic Church and schools to discuss the financial stress that a child’s First Holy Communion Day can cause parents.
Planning has been approved for 24 apartments at the site of the former Manhattan Bar on the south-side of the city.
An Bord Pleanála granted permission to Rutland Street Properties Ltd for the vacant pub at Lower Friars Walk in Ballyphehane, to be demolition and replaced by the 24-unit apartment block.
The President will attend the National Famine Commemoration in County Donegal later.
The event – which gets underway in Milford at 2 o’clock – will include military honours and a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of those that lost their lives in the ‘Great Hunger’ of the mid-1800s.