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1. #NURSES: Nurses with years of professional experience are being denied access to work in Ireland despite their being a huge staffing shortage.
2. #NO PLANS: The Government has said that it has “no plans” to change the threshold at which stamp duty becomes payable.
3. #TURKEY: Turkey marked one year since the defeat of a failed coup, with mass nationwide rallies seeking to showcase national unity and a stern warning by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to “chop off the heads” of traitors.
4. #POLL: Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is a total of 11 points ahead of Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the satisfaction ratings, according to the latest Sunday Times Behaviour & Attitudes poll.
5. #TAXMAN: Revenue has plans to investigate the tax dealings of lawyers, dentists, accountants and others as it looks into whether professionals are using corporate structures to hide money from the taxman, The Sunday Business Post reports.
6. #LEO: It’s one month since he took office, but how is Taoiseach Leo Varadkar getting on?
7. #ASSAULT: A man has died following an incident in Swords, Co Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
8. #HOMELESSNESS: It was claimed this week that loopholes in the law and mortgage deals have meant that some groups in society are being ignored by processes put in place to protect homeowners.
9. #HALAWA: Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa is due back in court in the in Cairo today, four years after he was first detained, RTÉ reports.