MORNING BULLETIN: Family 'slept on blood stained mattresses' after leaving domestic violence situation; Water switched off to protect supply

Catch up on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com this morning.

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IRELAND: A family which became homeless after fleeing domestic abuse were forced to sleep on blood-stained mattresses in emergency accommodation.

IRELAND: Irish Water hopes to have water supply to the Drogheda and East Meath areas back to normal by this evening.

IRELAND: The governor of the Central Bank says new lending rules can not be blamed for rising house prices.

ANALYSIS: Since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London, concern has grown over the use of polyethylene cladding on buildings in Ireland, writes Caroline O’Doherty.

WORLD: A man who was arrested after at least nine people died in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found outside a Walmart store in Texas is due in court.

BUSINESS: Ibec is warning Budget 2018 is going to be a crucial plan for Ireland's economy.

SPORT: A total of 31, 753 GAA fans flocked to Páirc Uí Chaoimh today for this weekend's second All-Ireland SHC quarter-final clash between Waterford and Wexford.

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FEATURE: Ellie O’Byrne met a woman who, perhaps surprisingly,was turning out craft furniture in the Cork of the 1950s and 1960s

SHOWBIZ: Hollyoaks star Jennifer Metcalfe  has been praised for her frank and honest post about her post-pregnancy body.

VIRAL: Every now and then sport produces clear turning points on the biggest stages and Jordan Spieth was the latest to manage one, doing so on the final day of  The Open at Royal Birkdale.

 



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