Here's your lunchtime news bulletin
IRELAND: One of the men cleared in the Jobstown trial says he has no faith in the judicial process.
IRELAND: Two former bankers have lost appeals over convictions for their parts in a €7.2bn conspiracy to defraud, involving Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life & Permanent.
IRELAND: A number of Fianna Fáil TDs have hit out at “insensitive and inappropriate” complaints about Ireland South MEP’s Brian Crowley‘s non-attendance at EU meetings.
BUSINESS: The German Ambassador to Ireland, Matthias Hopfner has objected to the scale of plans for a new 53-bedroom hotel in central Dublin.
WORLD: A chemical weapons watchdog investigation has confirmed sarin was used in the deadly April 4 attack on Syrian town Khan Sheikhoun.
WORLD: Cladding used during a multi-million-euro refurbishment of Grenfell Tower was switched to a cheaper version to save £300,000 in a £8.6m refurbishment scheme, it has been reported
SPORT: Munster have confirmed that Rassie Erasmus and Defence Coach Jacques Nienaber will leave the province at the end of December.
FEATURES: On the eve of what would have been Princess Diana’s 56th birthday, Ryle Dwyer reveals her hidden Irish connections.
SHOWBIZ: Green Day took to the stage of Dublin’s Kilmainham Goal last night to the delight of fans, but before they entertained the crowd they took a little walk around Dublin.
ARTS: Many musicians moan about Spotify, but Gavin James sings its praises for getting his music to audiences all over the world, writes Ed Power.
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