LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Pedestrian dies in Cork city centre accident; Ireland's first floating hotel could be open by Christmas

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IRELAND: A man has died in an accident involving a truck in Cork city centre this morning, writes Eoin English.

IRELAND: The Naval Service is set to expand its use of drones after their first deployment on an operational mission proved an outstanding success, capturing critical footage of a people smuggler changing his clothes to blend in with migrants, writes Sean O’Riordan.

IRELAND: Ireland’s first floating hotel could be open on Cork’s River Lee by Christmas after planners gave the project the green light, writes Eoin English.

ANALYSIS: Gerry Adams interview: Big decisions needed on which road to take.

WORLD: Police are appealing for information to help find a truck driver who deliberately drove into pedestrians in a city centre.

WORLD: US presidentDonald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has denied any improper conduct as he revealed he had four contacts with Russians during last year's election campaign and the presidential transition period.

BUSINESS: Millions of commuters in Toronto are seeing eye-catching ads for Ireland on commuter trains operating in the city.

SPORT: Man United and Real Madrid were honoured with the presence of none other than Ronald McDonald at their pre-season friendly in California on Sunday.

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FEATURE: When Grace Mongey (FacesByGrace) started speaking more candidly on social media about some of the struggles she has faced,she saw her online following grow rapidly.

SHOWBIZ: Calling all Directions, Louis Tomlinson has said that One Direction reunion is a 'must'.

VIRAL: Ask an expert: Is  food intolerance and allergy the same thing?



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