MORNING BULLETIN: Gardaí to withdraw armed cover across Munster; Peter O'Mahony omitted completely from Lions squad

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IRELAND: Garda detectives are set to withdrawn 24/7 armed cover in most of the Munster region this Saturday, July 1, following the breakdown of talks in a row with senior management over the supply of weapons.

IRELAND: Cadbury Ireland is among a growing number of Irish-based companies reported to have been hit by the latest global cyber attack.

IRELAND: The Garda Commissioner is set to face questions today over an internal review of homicide figures.

BUSINESS: Electrical goods group Dixons-Carphone has decided to pull out of the Irish mobile communications market and sell its stuttering iD Mobile arm.

WORLD: Pope Francis' financial adviser is being charged in Australia with multiple counts of historical sexual assault, in a stunning move certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See.

WORLD: Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick has been appointed to lead the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster, sources have confirmed.

SPORT: Warren Gatland has revealed the tough discussions that led to British & Irish Lions' first Test captain Peter O'Mahony being omitted completely from the second Test squad to face the All Blacks this Saturday

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MORNING BULLETIN: Gardaí to withdraw armed cover across Munster; Peter O'Mahony omitted completely from Lions squad

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SHOWBIZ: Singer Paolo Nutini has been found not guilty of drink-driving in his home town.

ARTS: A new film explores the Cork v Dublin rivalry in roller derby, and also delves into the lives of the women who play the sport, writes Don O’Mahony.


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