MORNING BULLETIN: 27,000 still without power after Storm Eleanor; Flu epidemic could derail health service

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IRELAND: 27,000 ESB customers are still without power this morning after storm Eleanor hit yesterday.

IRELAND: As a record 656 patients waited for a hospital bed yesterday, nurses warned that the health service could buckle under pressure from the flu epidemic.

IRELAND: A number of violent robberies against taxi drivers in Dublin have led Gardaí to set up a dedicated unit to tackle the problem.

BUSINESS: Google moved €15.9bn to a Bermuda shell company in 2016, saving at least $3.7bn (€3bn) in US taxes that year, regulatory filings in the Netherlands show, writes Jeremy Kahn. 

VIEWS: In many countries societies are divided on globalisation and immigration.Only by listening to the grievances of those left behind can we find a way forward, says Tony Blair.

SPORT: There was a time when teams boasting outstanding forward packs brought the All-Ireland League title to Limerick almost as a matter of course.

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MORNING BULLETIN: 27,000 still without power after Storm Eleanor; Flu epidemic could derail health service

ARTS: A new book captures the vibrant arts and crafts movement in Cork, which involved everyone from nuns and tradespeople to artists and the upper classes, writes Marjorie Brennan.

FEATURES: Home tutor Valerie Sheehan has developed books for children with autism, offering strategies to support all of the family, says Karen Murray.

SHOWBIZ: Caitlyn Jenner has said she withheld information from the Kardashian family about undergoing gender reassignment surgery because she did not trust them to keep it out of the press.


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