LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Varadkar and May clash over border issue; Two men charged in relation to Kinahan cartel operation

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IRELAND: The two Dublin men have appeared in court this morning charged in connection with the seizure of just over €6m worth of drugs in Co. Meath on Wednesday.

IRELAND: Leo Varadkar and Theresa May have clashed over one of the key sticking points in the Brexit process. Meanwhile, Minister Simon Coveney has said that there is a sense of 'jumping into the dark' when it comes to Brexit.

IRELAND: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called on Barry Walsh to resign from Fine Gael’s national executive council pending inquiries into abusive tweets he posted

WORLD: A three-year-old girl is reported to be the lone survivor of a plane crash in eastern Russia.

BUSINESS: Hundreds of new jobs have been announced by a number of firms across the country, including 200 in a €41m investment for Drogheda.

SPORT: Ireland International Rules captain Aidan O’Shea is assured his team are better prepared to beat Australia this week.


VIRAL: One Irish fan get the thrill of his life when he got to play with The Killers in Dublin.

HEALTH: What should we do and avoid in order to get through the dark months in good health? Helen O’Callaghan asks four leading doctors for their advice.

SHOWBIZ: In a pre-recorded interview, Mel Gibson appears on tonight’s Late Late Show alongside his Daddy’s Home 2 co-stars Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell and John Lithgow. During the interview all four actors address the ongoing fallout from the scandals surrounding Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and others in Hollywood.

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