LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Gardaí hunt for armed gang in Cork; Boy, 9, brain damaged at birth wins €15m and apology for alleged medical negligence

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IRELAND: Gardaí hunt for armed gangwho carried out three robberies in Cork

IRELAND: Boy, 9, brain damaged at birth wins €15m and apology for alleged medical negligence.

IRELAND: There are more than3,800 property millionaires around the country, south Co Dublin is the most expensive market in the country, and the priciest house sold so far this year was on Shrewsbury Road in the capital. 

IRELAND: Police in the North are appealing for information after a man had part of his ear bitten off during an attack in Belfast.

WORLD: A man accused of   launching an arson attack on an NHS hospital has been charged with the manslaughter of a elderly patient who died following the fire.

WORLD: A second Australian senator in less than a week has said she is quitting parliament after discovering she was a dual national  and had therefore never really been elected.

BUSINESS: Growth looks solid even with new GDP perspective.

SPORT: All-Ireland titles in 2017 and 2018 would confirm  Dublin as greatest team of all time.


FEATURES: Today marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Olivia Kelleher looks at why modern audiences are still very much enamoured with her.

SHOWBIZ: TV presenter and adventurer Charley Boorman, who motorbiked around the world   with his pal Ewan McGregor for the series Long Way Round and Long Way Down, has had plenty of scrapes in his time.

VIRAL: One Cork lad broke Dominio's Pizza's heart by breaking up with them on Facebook.


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