LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Martin says no election if Fitzgerald quits; father of two sets of twins dies

Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.


IRELAND: Micheál Martin has said the only way to avoid a General Election is if Frances Fitzgerald resigns

IRELAND: An investigation has been launched after a father of two sets of twins died in workplace accident yesterday

IRELAND: Snow is falling in some parts of the country - with a Status Yellow weather warning in place.

WORLD: A "sadistic predator" has been jailed for life for stabbing a City worker in the head and leaving her for dead just yards from her London home.

BUSINESS: Major brands have begin pulling advertising from YouTube after it was reported that paedophiles are operating on the site and evading protection mechanisms.

SPORT: Former Interprovincials sponsor Martin Donnelly says the GAA’s support for the competition is “disingenuous” and has called on them to make or break the series, writes John Fogarty.



FEATURES: Paul Howard - 'Once we reach middle age, our bodies are like vintage cars'

ARTS: Before she moved to Kinsale in the 1960s, Elizabeth Friedlander had already fled the Nazis, created her own typeface, writes Marjorie Brennan.

SHOWBIZ: Taylor Swift has announced that she will play Croke Park in 2018.

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