MORNING BULLETIN: Dutch ‘future-proofing’ of Cork flood relief plan proposed

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IRELAND: Cork’s €140m flood relief project should be future-proofed by Dutch engineers who are world experts in flood scheme design.

IRELAND: Ireland is heading for Brexit “disaster” as Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s desired special deal between the Republic and the North is not legally possible, it has been claimed.

IRELAND: Senior gardaí have described reports that they are opposed to government plans for a pilot drug injecting centre as “way off the mark”.

IRELAND: Passing the next budget in October is set to be “very difficult” in light of new spending warnings from Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe, according to ministers.

BUSINESS: As the US and Britain consider pushing up barriers to trade, smaller players like Ireland will need to use their brains as never before, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.

SPORT: Kerry played on their own terms in beating Donegal, but Tyrone have some problems to fix...

SPORT: The most pressing issue that needs to be addressed before travelling to Rome is the ease with which Ireland concede metres on the outside, writes Donal Lenihan.

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FEATURE: Finding it difficult to keep the spark alive with your long-term partner? Here’s eight ways to fan the flame of passion this Valentine’s Day, writes Carolyn Moore.

VIRAL: Could this purple ice cream be the hottest food trend of 2017?

VIDEO: Stephen Kelly is here to show us his impressive jazz and pop drum solos.



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