LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Mattie McGrath calls for HSE boss to be sacked; 'Explosions' at flooded Texas chemical plant

Here's your lunchtime news bulletin.


IRELAND: Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called for the head of the HSE to be sacked over what he calls a "vicious and unwarranted" attack on parents.

IRELAND: Gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a man in his 50s near Dublin's Grafton Street.

IRELAND: Census figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today show that in April 2016 the number of people travelling to work, school or college was 9.3% higher than the 2011 figure.

WORLD: Two explosions have been reported at a chemical plant in Texas that lost power amid flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

WORLD: A five-storey building has collapsed in Mumbai, killing seven people and injuring 13 others after torrential rain lashed western India.

BUSINESS: Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has criticised Theresa May's decision to visit Japan, claiming she should be in Europe working on Brexit negotiations.

SPORT: Irish professional cycling team Aqua Blue Sport have had their team bus set on fire in what Spanish police believe to be an arson attack.


LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Mattie McGrath calls for HSE boss to be sacked; 'Explosions' at flooded Texas chemical plant

FEATURES: This weekend, American author Chuck Kruger will enjoy one last instalment of the storytelling festival he founded on Cape Clear.

SHOWBIZ: The Late Late Show returns to RTÉ One tomorrow night for its 56th series and they’ve an impressive line-up to keep us entertained.

VIRAL: Residents of a Laois nursing home were treated to an exclusive trip to see behind the scenes of this year’s Electric Picnic and judging by the photos, loved every minute of it!


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