MORNING BULLETIN: Child sex dolls alert gardaí to paedophile risk; Trump introduces new immigration laws

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IRELAND: Gardaí say there is “no doubt” that paedophiles in Ireland will import child sex dolls — and may already be doing so — and are examining if these objects are covered under Irish criminal laws.

IRELAND: A jobless couple was removed from a local authority housing list because their annual social protection income had jumped to just over €29,000 after the birth of an eighth child, the High Court was told.

IRELAND: Gardaí in Cork earn the least amount of overtime pay in the entire country.

IRELAND: A Co Galway-based secondary school teacher has launched a High Court challenge against her proposed transfer from the school she has taught at for 17 years to another school.

WORLD: Donald Trump has announced legislation aimed at significantly reducing immigration to the United States.

WORLD: A clergyman who filmed men using a public toilet in a shopping centre is to be sentenced.

BUSINESS: The Government collected less than it anticipated in Vat and in corporate tax receipts last month but finance officials said revenues were still on course to meet the budget targets by the end of the year.

SPORT: Keith Andrews has lavished praise on Sean Maguire, saying the in-form striker is exactly what Ireland are crying out for, as Martin O’Neill prepares to name his squad for next month’s games against Georgia and Serbia.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Child sex dolls alert gardaí to paedophile risk; Trump introduces new immigration laws

FEATURES: With the use of social media and fear that physical contact could lead to a lawsuit, our world is becoming less affectionate, says Deirdre Reynolds

SHOWBIZ: Celebrity Big Brother housemate Sarah Harding has said her life “tumbled” around her when she and a partner split a few months before they were due to tie the knot.

SHOWBIZ: The lead stars of West End hit Harry Potter And The Cursed Child are heading to the US to open the show on Broadway.


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