MORNING BULLETIN: Four patients in Kerry scan review need treatment; TD claims Down syndrome abortions will increase

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IRELAND: A total of 72 patients have been recalled to University Hospital Kerry (UHK) after concerns were raised in relation to imaging work overseen by a doctor who no longer works at the hospital.

IRELAND: Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan has claimed that more pregnancies involving Down syndrome and disability diagnoses will be terminated if abortion is allowed in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

IRELAND: Four loaded weapons “primed, armed and ready” for use were among an arsenal of 15 firearms found at an “elaborate” industrial unit purporting to be a legitimate business.

IRELAND: The Government has advertised for someone to head reform of the health service. They are looking for someone to lead the implementation of the Sláintecare report.

WORLD: US president Donald Trump has confirmed he will not travel to the UK to open the new American embassy - and hit out at the location of the $1.2bn project.

BUSINESS: Tesco has committed to a €70m investment, new outlets, and the refurbishment of existing stores in the Republic.

VIEWS: Mary Lou will always be shackled to Sinn Féin’s sectarian baggage.

SPORT: Martin O’Neill’s immediate future, both as manager of Ireland and prospective manager of Stoke City, hangs in the balance as the Premier League club closes in on naming a successor to Mark Hughes.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Four patients in Kerry scan review need treatment; TD claims Down syndrome abortions will increase

VIRAL: Mark Hamill has been singing Ireland’s praises once again saying that he wished they could have shot the entire of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Ireland.

SHOWBIZ: James Franco won best actor in a comedy at the Critics’ Choice Awards, but the under-fire actor did not appear in person to collect the accolade.

FEATURES: Millennials want to be more involved in the workplace with direct access to the decision makers.


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