MORNING BULLETIN: Enda Kenny could remain on as Taoiseach until mid-April

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IRELAND: Enda Kenny could remain on as Taoiseach until mid-April after a potential successor to him failed to rule out a Fine Gael leadership contest finishing by Easter.

IRELAND: The country’s rental market watchdog has seen a spike in cases of landlords wrongly trying to drive through rent hikes in anticipation of capped rates rolling out in areas under new government measures.

IRELAND: Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in Cork.

WORLD: A pilot repeatedly yelled "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping centre, killing himself and four American tourists, an accident investigator has said.

WORLD: A murderer jailed for a minimum of 30 years is at large after two armed men ambushed the car he was travelling in during an escorted hospital visit.

BUSINESS: Tributes have been paid following the death of one of Cork’s most popular businessmen and charity campaigners after a long and brave battle against cancer.

SPORT: By choosing to hit that little white ball around Trump’s field the other day, Rory McIlroy fell into that other category which Trump is prepared to drag himself to the tee box for — one of those “people who can help us”.

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SHOWBIZ: A US judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her.

VIRAL: Iceland’s president Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson said he would pass a ban on pineapple as a pizza topping if he could.

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