MORNING BULLETIN: Calls for terms of reference of Charleton Tribunal to be widened; Housing minister to investigate death of homeless man

Here's your morning news bulletin...


IRELAND: There are calls today for the terms of reference of the Charleton Tribunal to be broadened following the controversy that led to the resignation of the Tánaiste.

IRELAND: Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is being challenged to investigate the death of a homeless man in the heart of his own constituency.

IRELAND: Crusading mum Vera Twomey hopes to bring her daughter, Ava, home from the Hague within days after the health minister granted a licence for medicinal cannabis, writes Eoin English.

WORLD: North Korea is being urged to 'change course' after launching a ballistic missile towards Japan. The UN Security Council will meet this evening to discuss how to deal with the threat from the rogue nation.

BUSINESS: Facebook Ireland has posted soaring revenues of €12.6bn but the company paid only €30.4m in tax.

SPORT: Conor McGregor has posted a bizarre Instagram video clip and captioned it with 'The Celebrity.'


VIRAL: After meeting a homeless man in his home town of Liverpool, eight-year-old Alfie wrote a letter to Everton asking them to help him help those less fortunate than himself.

SHOWBIZ: Jennifer Lawrence says she acts “incredibly rude” in public to deal with unwanted attention from fans.

FEATURES: Fancy a night or two away but not sure where to head? Here are a few of Esther N McCarthy’s top choices for a festive break.

Breaking Stories

Man arrested after cocaine seizure in Dublin

Taoiseach disappointed by Peter Fitzpatrick's decision not to contest next election

Status Yellow weather advisory warns of spot flooding

Irish Government hails Kofi Annan as 'voice for international peace'

More From The Irish Examiner