LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Bonus pay for RTÉ bosses despite cutback plans; Ireland meet Japan and Scotland in RWC

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IRELAND: Justice Minister has said that every side of the story needs to be heard about an alleged cover up by Gardaí.

IRELAND: Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has warned there is no easy solution to resolving the border issue between the North and Republic of Ireland after Britain leaves the EU.

IRELAND: More than 200 RTÉ bosses received pay bonuses last year, amid plans to cut 300 jobs at the State broadcaster.

WORLD: US President Donald Trump's call for a halt in Muslim immigration seems to have been removed from his campaign website.

BUSINESS: There has been an increase in professional job vacancies over the past month, according to the latest figures from Morgan McKinley Ireland.

SPORT: Ireland's bumper draw of Scotland and Japan in Pool A in the 2019 Rugby World Cup was summed up perfectly by the snap reaction of Jamie Heaslip, the Leinster number eight's instinctive fist-pump underscoring their hugely agreeable line-up.

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Bonus pay for RTÉ bosses despite cutback plans; Ireland meet Japan and Scotland in RWC

VIRAL: Cork actors - or people who can act Cork - needed for new Young Offenders tv series

FEATURES: At the start of this month, cyclists competed in the 100th Giro d’Italia race. Ben Mitchell gets in on the action bytackling part of the course on a bike holiday through the South Tyrol

SHOWBIZ: Pete Tong and singer Boy George have led tributes to DJ Robert Miles, famous for his huge hit Children, following his death at the age of 47.


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