LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Half of eligible schoolgirls decline HPV vaccine, Donald Trump says White House is 'a real dump'

Here's your lunchtime news bulletin.

GET INFORMED ...

IRELAND: A misinformation campaign has been blamed as HSE figures show half of eligible schoolgirls declined the HPV vaccine in the last academic year.

IRELAND: A cluster of metal boxes housing electric cabling for the Luas at College Green in Dublin is being likened to a "mini stonehenge".

IRELAND: The country's youngest priest, who starts his first ministry this week, has admitted that it has been a learning curve.

IRELAND: A police commander has defended the decision to allow uniformed officers to march in Belfast's gay pride parade after conceding the event has a political dimension.

WORLD: US President Donald Trump has told members of his New Jersey golf club that he spends so much time away from Washington because the White House is a "real dump".

WORLD: A suicide bomber has of Kandahar struck a Nato convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar,, causing casualties, the US military said.

BUSINESS: Half of people between 18 and 24 say mental health issues have affected their ability to work, but almost the same amount would not call in sick because of it.

SPORT: The Roscommon GAA management and players have issued a statement condemning their fans that booed Mayo's Andy Moran during last Sunday's All-Ireland quarter-final. 

... SOME DISTRACTION

LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Half of eligible schoolgirls decline HPV vaccine, Donald Trump says White House is 'a real dump'

SHOWBIZ: Remember those Irish lads who sang with Adele? They’ve got some exciting news.

SHOWBIZ: To celebrate Dirty Dancing’s 30th anniversary, we check-in to the real Kellerman’s Resort - the very place where Baby fell in love with hot dance instructor Johnny.

ARTS: Album Review: Arcade Fire are at their best when they give up attempting to fix a formula not broken in the first place and, instead, .embrace the gaudy stadium rockers within.


Lifestyle

Audrey's been sorting out Cork people for ages.Ask Audrey: C’mere, what’s the story with Chris O’Dowd thinking he’s better than Cork people

So, I put a link to a short story up for my students the other day. The story was by Michael Morpurgo and I was delighted to find an online copy. It can be challenging when you are relying on non-paper texts to teach.Secret diary of an Irish teacher: I love physical books and always will

Celebrated actress Siobhán McSweeney may have found fame starring in a TV series set at the other end of the country, but Cork is never far from her thoughts, writes Ciara McDonnellHome is where the art is for Derry Girls actress

There are literally hundreds of free events on offer this evening for kids and adults on Culture Night. Marjorie Brennan selects the best of them, in Cork and beyondCulture Night: Get out and make the most of it

More From The Irish Examiner