LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Taoiseach should announce he will step down on Wednesday, says Alan Dukes

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IRELAND: Former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes hopes Enda Kenny will announce his intention to step down as Taoiseach on Wednesday

IRELAND: Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary says it will not matter who the leader of Fine Gael is when Brexit negotiations start.

IRELAND: A senior member of Fianna Fáil has restated his call for the Garda Commissioner to stand aside while the whistleblower tribunal is carried out.

WORLD: Around 350 migrants have crossed a fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa, according to the Red Cross.

WORLD: North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur has denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half-brother of the country's ruler.

BUSINESS: Topaz has today announced that it will be creating a total of 230 jobs in conjunction with McDonald's..

SPORT: Reports this morning suggest that Ian Madigan's time in France could be coming to an end.

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FEATURE: Ed Power talks to the 20-year-old photographer who’s worked with McGregor and Macklemore about going green

SHOWBIZ: Daniel Craig has become cinema’s second longest-serving James Bond.

VIRAL: Room to Improve did not fail to impress last night as Dermot Bannon used his usual genius of space and light to transform a 70’s childhood bungalow into a beautiful modern home.



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