Here's your lunchtime news bulletin.
IRELAND: A heartless son tied up his 68-year-old sick mother and robbed her of the €11,600 she had saved to pay for her funeral.
IRELAND: Scientists in Cork have given a new meaning to gut reaction, by linking gut bacteria to anxiety disorders.
IRELAND: The Health Minister Simon Harris has denied that the Fine Gael leadership issue is distracting from government business.
BUSINESS: The new Brexit strategy unveiled by Enterprise Ireland to assist companies in diversifying into eurozone countries should be replicated by the Government as a matter of national policy to assist small business, according to a lobby group representing SMEs.
WORLD: The Labour manifesto promises a "better future for our country", Jeremy Corbyn said as he set out his blueprint for government in the UK.
SPORT: History beckons for the Cork hurlers this weekend. But not the sort of history they'll want to be associated with.
SPORT: The 2018 Six Nations fixtures have thrown up another Ireland v England Paddy's Day clash. Here's the fixture list in full.
VIRAL: Aoibhín Garrihy’s husband John Burke, has become the first Clare man to summit Everest.
ARTS: Critics have not been kind so far, but Guy Ritchie is sticking by his new King Arthur film, not least the casting of David Beckham.
VIRAL:Students at Crawford College of Art and Design in Cork have been busy preparing for the annual Degree Show, which will be opened by Rory O'Neill, aka Panti Bliss.
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