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Former Anglo Irish Bank official Bernard Daly at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on  Monday. Photograph: Court Collins

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Minister for Finance Michael  Noonan struck a hopeful note that agreement in Europe over  Greece can be reached and said he was entering Saturday’s meeting in Brussels “on the basis that it will be possible to put a sustainable medium term programme in place”. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

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Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, one of the leaders of the Fenian movement, died in New York in 1915. File photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

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 At Antrim Magistrates Court, Trevor Fleming pleaded guilty to stealing amyl nitrite inhalers from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

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Minister  for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: acknowledged the importance of the legislation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

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The euro fell as Greek voters rejected austerity demands, fueling concern the indebted nation is on track to exit the currency union

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Several changes were made to the name and address details on the account of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick on the bank’s internal record system, a trial has heard. Photograph: Courts Collins

Three former Anglo Irish Bank officials accused of hiding bogus off-shore accounts in an alleged tax evasion scheme were involved in helping Revenue i(...)