BULLETIN: Micheál Martin gives evidence at Disclosures Tribunal; Abortion will be won 60-40, says minister

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IRELAND: Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says he heard rumours that Sgt Maurice McCabe was “not reliable”, but no allegations of sex abuse against the garda whistleblower in the political or media arenas.

IRELAND: The referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment will be won 60% to 40%, said Minister Finian McGrath.

IRELAND: The brother of a man found dead in a Dublin emergency department wants to know why he was left there so long.

WORLD: The UK dismissed as "ludicrous" a suggestion from Russia that it was behind the Douma chemical weapons attack.

WORLD: A surfer mauled by a shark off south-western Australia managed to swim to shore despite serious injuries to both of his legs, an official and a witness said.

SPORT: Robbie Henshaw could make a surprise return for Leinster in Saturday's Champions Cup semi-final against Scarlets.

SPORT: Scottish marathon runner discharged from hospital after collapsing 1.5 miles from gold medal.


CULTURE: West Cork-based Camilla Griehsel lost three people she loved within the space of a few weeks. It's made her realise how fragile life is, writes Ellie O'Byrne.

VIRAL: The moment Oprah sat down next to this Cork woman at dinner at the weekend.

SHOWBIZ: Kanye West has returned to Twitter with a tribute to Khloe Kardashian’s ex-husband, Lamar Odom.

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