LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: EU leaders united over Irish border; Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.

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IRELAND: All leaders of the EU 27 are in agreement that Brexit talks will not proceed to phase two unless the UK offers further assurances on the Irish border, Ireland's foreign minister has said.

IRELAND: Negotiations between the Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin are likely to intensify before tomorrow's no confidence vote, the Finance Minister has said.

IRELAND: A new €10m revamp to Cork city’s railway station is to open to tomorrow providing passenger access to the quays for the first time.

WORLD: Britain's Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle, Clarence House has announced.

BUSINESS: Delivery service Deliveroo has announced it will no longer have a minimum order spend in Irish cities.

SPORT: The racing world is mourning Maria O’Grady, who died in a hunting accident on Saturday.

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FEATURES: With over 100 years of experience between them, the conductor and first female member of the Butter Exchange Band are adamant that the much-loved Cork institution will continue into the future.

EXAMVIRAL: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have pints with your pet? Well, wonder no more.

SHOWBIZ: Blindboy Boatclub has opened up about how he deals with anxiety in his daily life and credits cognitive behavioural therapy with giving him the skills to cope.



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