LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Man charged with brother's murder; Families in emergency accommodation 'gaming the system', says Skehan

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IRELAND: A 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of his brother in Pallaskenry in Co Limerick at the weekend.

IRELAND: It is claimed that families in emergency accommodation may be declaring themselves homeless to skip the queue for the housing waiting list.

IRELAND: A series of budget measures aimed at winning over public support which came into effect yesterday risk beingundermined by the fact a €3,600 TDs’ pay hike was also introduced at the same time.

IRELAND:  Ibrahim Halawa says he will never go back to Egypt.

WORLD: Inmates from rival gangs battled at a prison in Brazil's Goias state on Monday, leaving nine dead and 14 injured, authorities said.

BUSINESS: Corporate debt is the one thing that could go badly wrong in 2018.

SPORT: Ireland's Tadhg Furlong has been named among the best rugby players in the world.

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Man charged with brother's murder; Families in emergency accommodation 'gaming the system', says Skehan   

ARTS: Whatever 2018 has in store for Jarlath Regan, it will be difficult to top last year.

SHOWBIZ:  Emma Watson reveals support for Time’s Up anti-harassment campaign.

VIRAL: The 19 stages of going back to work in January after the Christmas break.


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