MORNING BULLETIN: Enda Kenny's border dream with North is 'unenforceable'

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IRELAND: Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s hopes and British Prime Minister Theresa May’s promise to maintain a seamless and friction free Irish border is unenforceable, it has been claimed.

IRELAND: There is growing pressure on the Government to launch an independent inquiry into the exposure of members of the Air Corps to cancer-causing toxins at Casement Aerodrome.

IRELAND: Crime bosses have lost more than €8m in cash, €65m worth of drugs and almost 100 luxury vehicles as a result of Garda anti-gangland operations in the last year.

WORLD: Donald Trump has strongly criticised a deal that would allow mostly Muslim refugees rejected by Australia to move to the US.

WORLD: Protesters and riot police clashed in Romania's capital as tens of thousands demonstrated against the government for decriminalising some official misconduct.

BUSINESS: The immediate impact on Irish businesses over the last year has undoubtedly been the weakening of sterling, says Simon McKeeverHere's his tips for Irish firms facing Brexit, the main message being, prepare for the worst.

SPORT: With defensive pillars Tomás and Marc Ó Sé, plus Aidan O’Mahony now gone, Kerry will rely on the likes of Peter Crowley to guide a new crop of Kerry backs. He spoke to Mortimer Murphy.


FEATURE: Author Emma Grey woke up to the preciousness of life when her husband died from a heart attack. Here she tells Áilín Quinlan the secret to achieving big things is to focus on finding the nooks and crannies in your day.

VIRAL: Watch the moment a thief uses a distraction technique to swipe a phone.

VIDEO: After spending the past 30 years in the US, the newly appointed UCC president has returned to his native Cork and to mark his return UCC have developed this special video.


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