LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Volunteer lifeboat crew rescue female off West Cork coast; Death of one-year-old in car incident

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IRELAND: Almost 17,000 stray horses have been euthanised on “an industrial scale” over the last nine years at a cost of millions to the taxpayer, writes Joyce Fegan.

IRELAND: Gardaí boarded a train from Dublin to Belfast Saturday night after reports of a disturbance on board.

IRELAND: Alliance Party leader Naomi Long is to take a  10-week break for major surgery.

IRELAND: A volunteer lifeboat provided medical assistance to a student who received an injury after a fall last night.

WORLD: The parents of a one-year-old girl killed when a Range Rover rolled into a wall causing it to collapse have said ''she has  left a massive hole in our hearts, the world will be a darker place without her".

WORLD: A suspected murder-suicide was discovered after cries of children including a baby were heard coming from a property, police said.

BUSINESS: When it was enacted in 2009, the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive was seen as a progressive step towards meeting Europe’s climate change targets, writes Dick Roche.

SPORT: Thomas Barr has pulled out of competing in the World Championships in London after being struck down by gastroenteritis.


LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Volunteer lifeboat crew rescue female off West Cork coast; Death of one-year-old in car incident

FEATURES: Michelle Daly, 21, from Dublin hopes her online presence can have a positive effect on the lives of those who read her blog.

SHOWBIZ: As Mollie King becomes the firstconfirmed contestant for the Strictly  Come Dancing 2017 line-up, here are some of the stars rumoured to be joining her…

EXAMVIRAL: A ‘mega rare’ sighting of a seal usually found on Arctic sea ice has  stunned wildlife observers after being spotted in Ireland for only the second time on record.


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