MORNING BULLETIN: Eighth Amendment referendum; €160m flood defence proposals for Cork

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IRELAND: Tánaiste Simon Coveney and other ministers expressed deep concerns as to the proposed legalising of abortions up to the 12th week of pregnancy during a four-hour Cabinet meeting.

IRELAND: Tánaiste Simon Coveney has told cabinet colleagues he cannot support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks pregnancy if the Eighth Amendment is removed, widening a ministerial split on the issue.

IRELAND: A Dutch flood expert will assess the OPW’s €160m flood defence proposals for Cork during a weekend symposium.

VIEWS: FERGUS FINLAY: Our children are in peril on the internet and nobody’s policing it

BUSINESS: VMwaremay seek to buy Dell

SPORT: More and more inter-county GAA players appear to be choosing careers away from the pitch to suit their ambitions on it and Sean Cavanagh isn’t one bit comfortable with that.

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LIFESTYLE: Making Cents: Sensible shopping can save you up to €2,000 a year

FEATURE: A look into new documentary, 'My war on drugs'

SHOWBIZ: Ireland’s youngest busker, Allie Sherlock has swapped the streets of Cork/Dublin for one of the biggest stages in the world, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. 


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