LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Tusla to apologise to Maurice McCabe for 'mistakes made'

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IRELAND: The Child and Family Agency Tusla says it has begun an internal review into the circumstances surrounding recent revelations concerning Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe. Sinn Féin has expressed concern following last night’s revelations that Tusla sent a file containing false allegations about Sgt Maurice McCabe to local gardaí in 2013.

IRELANDThe Minister for Health has announced a compassionate access programme for cannabis-based treatments.

IRELANDThe lucky members of a Dublin work syndicate collected their cheque for €88,587,275 from the Tuesday January 24 draw at the National Lottery offices in Dublin yesterday.

WORLDFrench anti-terrorism forces have arrested four people, including a 16-year-old girl, and uncovered a makeshift laboratory with the explosive TATP, the Paris prosecutor's office said.

WORLDTwelve people, including young children, have been killed in landslides on the tourist island of Bali that wiped out several homes, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said.

BUSINESSApple boss Tim Cook has told Prime Minister Theresa May the technology giant is “very optimistic” about the UK’s future after Brexit.

SPORT: Ireland captain Rory Best has sat out the Captain's run in Rome ahead of tomorrow's Six Nations clash with Italy. The hooker has a stomach bug and remained behind at the squad's hotel to recover. 

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SHOWBIZRosie O’Donnell has been very vocal in her criticism of Donald Trump, but could she be turning her protest into comedy?

VIRAL: Donald Trump's 'see you in court' tweet has sparked the biggest memes of 2017.

FEATURECatherine and Eileen Walsh play different versions of the same person in Enda Walsh’s new play at the former prison in Cork.



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