LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Frances Fitzgerald resigns as Tánaiste; Ex-Corrie star admits to sexual assault of two women

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.

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IRELAND: A “Stoical” Frances Fitzgerald resigned as Tanaiste “on her own terms” she told Cabinet this morning, the Irish Examiner can reveal.

IRELAND: Gardaí are questioning four people after raiding a sophisticated cocaine lab operation in West Cork

IRELAND: Gardaí are investigating a fatal crash between a car and a bus in Cork last night.

WORLD: Ex-Coronation Street star Bruno Langley grabbed a woman by the crotch and touched a second victim on her "boobs and bum", a British court heard today as he admitted two counts of sexual assault.

BUSINESS: The number of trips to Ireland between August and October this year increased by 2.9% to 2,934,400 compared to last year, official CSO figures show.

SPORT: Former Mayo captain Alan Dillon has announced his retirement from inter-county Football.

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EXAMVIRAL: This year’s Late Late Toy Show is fast approaching and we can hardly wait. Here is how you can watch it if you're not at home.

FEATURES: Esther N MCarthy goes eye-to-eye with Mario Rosenstock andemerges amazed at his ability to instantly morph into different personas. Genuinely.

SHOWBIZ: Bruno Mars is set to play Dublin’s Marlay Park next summer. The Uptown Funk singer will take to the stage on July 12.


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