MORNING BULLETIN: Garda boss did not raise account issues; Police kill terror suspect after blast at Brussels train station

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IRELANDFresh controversy has enveloped Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan after she was criticised by the State’s financial watchdog for failing to mention possible financial irregularities at Templemore Garda College in a formal accounting notification to him.

IRELAND: Detectives hope to speak soon to an Irish J1 student who was beaten and left for dead in a San Diego alley.

IRELANDThe death of Waterford man Thomas Power, who died of a heart attack in an ambulance on his way to Cork, has been described as a “national disgrace”.

WORLD: Belgian authorities say they have foiled a terror attack after soldiers shot dead a suspect following a small explosion at a busy Brussels train station.

WORLDA man has been Tasered after attacking people at a London mosque, the Metropolitan Police said.

BUSINESSCork could become a major centre for the development of pilots as a global dearth in filling the roles grows over the next decade.

SPORTWaterford manager Derek McGrath has bolstered his backroom team ahead of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship qualifiers with the additions of former playing stars Eoin Murphy and Fergal Hartley.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Garda boss did not raise account issues; Police kill terror suspect after blast at Brussels train station

SHOWBIZ: Elton John brought his Wonderful Crazy night tour to Cork's Live at the Marquee and it can easily be summed up in one word - surreal.

ARTSThe Handmaid’s Tale and Top Of The Lake have seen Elisabeth Moss continue her upward trajectory since Mad Men.

WEATHERMet Éireann has issued a weather warning for parts of the country today, with temperatures set to reach 28C.


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