What the papers say: Monday's front pages

What The Papers Say: Monday's Front Pages
All the stories from the day's national newspapers.
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The early results from the local and European elections and the weekend's sporting highlights take centre stage on the front pages of Monday's national newspapers.

The Irish Times leads with speculation over an autumn general election after a 'strong showing' for the Coalition parties.


The Irish Examiner carries a similar lead, with the headline: 'Harris urged to call early election', while The Echo reports many seats are yet to be filled in Cork city and county as counting continues.

The paper gives its lead image to Limerick's win over Clare in the Munster Senior Hurling Final on Sunday, showing Mike Casey after the Treaty county picked up their sixth consecutive provincial title.


The Irish Independent reads: 'Harris resists push for general election', alongside an image of an ecstatic Ciara Mageean, who claimed gold in the 1500m event at the European Athletics Championships in Rome on Sunday.

The Irish Daily Mail reports Sinn Féin has an 'agonising 72-hour wait' before the party can examine how they move forward from a poor showing at the polls.

Finally, both the Irish Daily Star and Irish Daily Mirror report on the investigation into the death of a man in Finglas.


In Britain, the death of TV presenter Michael Mosley features prominently on the front pages of Monday’s newspapers.

The Daily Express, Daily Mail,Daily Mirror and Metro report that Mosely was “agonisingly” close to safety when he collapsed after falling down a rocky slope on a Greek island.


Moving to politics, The Times covers Suella Braverman’s message to her fellow Tories: Embrace Nigel Farage.

The i reports that Sir Keir Starmer has yet to convince voters that the Labour Party has the answers to challenges facing the UK.

The Financial Times splashes on Labour dropping a major proposal on pensions in an effort to de-risk its election campaign.

The Independent reports on the intervention of former deputy prime minister Lord Michael Heseltine, who has issued a rallying cry to the Conservatives, warning that the party is “fighting for its life”.

Looking abroad, The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian report on France’s right-wing surge, which has strong-armed Emmanuel Macron into a snap election.

And the Daily Star leads on a psychic vegetable that is tipping England to win the Euros.

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