LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Mother calls for injection centres after son's drowning; Prince Charles visits grave of Michael Collins

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IRELAND: The mother of a young man who fell into a river and drowned after taking drugs said injection centres will bring safer conditions for addicts.

IRELAND: The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have visited the grave of Michael Collins as part of a ceremony at a war memorial in Dublin on the final day of their tour of Ireland.

IRELAND: Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said that there is a consensus in Britain to minimise the effects of Brexit and any "potential disruption" as much as possible to the North.

WORLD: There has been an explosion in central Rome according to local media reports.

WORLD: Pakistani police have raised the death toll from a huge bombing in the country's south-western Baluchistan province to 25.

BUSINESS: American cybersecurity firm AlienVault has become the first tenant to officially open a new office at the €50m old Capitol site in Cork city centre, announcing 50 new jobs to mark the occasion.

SPORT: Mark O’Connor thought Geelong coach Chris Scott was joking when informing the Kerry youngster that he’d be making his AFL debut tomorrow.

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Mother calls for injection centres after son's drowning; Prince Charles visits grave of Michael Collins

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