LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Publication only the beginning of the end of Grace saga

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IRELANDToday’s publication of the Conal Devine and Resilience Ireland reports after years of repeated legal blockages is a vital step towards finding out who is responsible for what happened to Grace and other vulnerable children who were in State care. Find all the latest on the Grace scandal here

IRELAND: Senior ministers including Leo Varadkar have led warm tributes to Peter Mathews, the former Fine Gael turned Independent TD, who has died after battling cancer, aged 65.

IRELANDFianna Fáil has called on the Transport Minister to get his chequebook out to help solve the Bus Éireann dispute.

WORLDThe owners and staff at a Tunisian hotel where 30 British tourists were brutally killed by an Islamic extremist could have done nothing before the attack that would have done more than "possibly make a difference", a coroner said.

WORLDAn investigation has found children as young as four working in cobalt mines in Africa.

BUSINESSArguments about the potential €60bn bill that the UK may owe the EU as it prepares to quit the Union could eat into the time left for the UK to strike a new trade deal, a leading economist has warned.

SPORTNigel Owens was very surprised by the England team’s knowledge deficit about the rules surrounding rucks.


SHOWBIZA high-flying accountant caused chaos at the Oscars after handing Warren Beatty an envelope from the wrong pile, a boss at the firm responsible for the ballot counting has said.

SHOWBIZTV3 have today revealed that there will be a new home joining the Gogglebox family tomorrow night.

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