LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Independent Alliance to meet with Taoiseach today

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IRELAND: The Independent Alliance is to hold a showdown meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon at 4pm to address their concerns over the Sgt McCabe crisis.

IRELAND: Gardaí investigating a fatal traffic collision in Co Monaghan have arrested a woman at Dublin Airport today.

IRELAND: A teenage disco in Kilkenny has defended its strict dresscode for girls.

WORLD: Malaysian police say they have arrested a woman in connection with the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother.

WORLD: Disgraced veteran entertainer Rolf Harris is to be retried on three sex offence charges and face one new count.

BUSINESS:  The effect of Brexit on some types of exports and imports may be showing up in reduced traffic through Irish ports.

SPORT: The Sigerson Cup has been rocked by an eligibility row on the eve of finals weekend – with Garda College appealing against their defeat to Ulster University in round 2 of the competition.

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FEATURE: At first Kelly O’Brien thought quitting washing her hair would make it dirty and greasy. It turned out to be the exact opposite. Is it time to join the No ‘poo gang?

SHOWBIZ: JK Rowling and Piers Morgan have seemingly reached the end of their Twitter war over politics and how “rubbish” Harry Potter is.

VIRAL: In case you weren’t already aware, it’s cool to be into politics right now. So much so that even laidback street and skatewear fashion brands are getting involved, and their newest obsession is none other than Barack Obama.



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