LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Cork Credit Union sacking; tourists narrowly avoid tragedy in Kerry

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IRELAND: A credit union staff member has been dismissed after the discovery of alleged financial irregularities of up to €200,000.

IRELAND: A man who was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision in Co Cork this morning has been rushed to Cork University Hospital.

IRELAND: Three American tourists were thrown from their horse-drawn carriage on a tour of the Lakes of Killarney which saw their carriage teeter over the edge of a cliff.

BUSINESS: An EU report to be published in late June will put a spotlight on increases in Irish house prices, according to Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes.

WORLD: A sharia court in Indonesia has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time, further undermining the country's moderate image after a leading Christian politician was imprisoned for blasphemy.

WORLD: Detectives investigating an unprovoked attack on a Tottenham Hotspur fan after the FA Cup semi-final between Spurs and Chelsea have released an e-fit of the suspect.

SPORT: Former Tyrone star Owen Mulligan still feels he doesn’t deserve the last of his three All-Ireland medals, won in 2008 against Kerry.


LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Cork Credit Union sacking; tourists narrowly avoid tragedy in Kerry

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SHOWBIZ: Disney are on the lookout for a young Irish actor to play the role of Artemis Fowl in the movie adaptation of Irish author Eoin Colfer’s novel of the same name.

VIRAL: Ryan Seacrest thinks Lingus is a place in Ireland because of Aer Lingus.


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