MORNING BULLETIN: Cork Credit Union sacking; White House in turmoil

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IRELAND: A credit union staff member has been dismissed after the discovery of alleged financial irregularities of up to €200,000.

IRELAND: The Tánaiste is “very disturbed” that Fianna Fáil would sack Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan immediately if the party gains power, dubbing it “profoundly undemocratic”.

IRELAND: Concerns are being raised that Irish passengers could be affected by US plans to extend a ban on laptops on flights to America.

WORLD: President Donald Trump personally appealed to FBI director James Comey to abandon the bureau's investigation into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to reports.

BUSINESS: The dollar index touched its lowest point since early November, hurt by weaker than expected US housing data and concerns after political turmoil once more hit Washington.

ANALYSIS: Fine Gael will be left only with hard choices even after Enda Kenny departs, writes Gerard Howlin.

SPORT: Ugly half-time tunnel scenes and a mass melee at the final whistle involving players and members of the backroom teams marred what was a feisty Munster U17 Football Final between Cork and Kerry last night.


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