MORNING BULLETIN: Handouts as navy recruits wait for pay; €155 bottle of whiskey put on charity CEO’s credit card

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IRELAND: A woman will appear in court this morning in connection with the homicide of a three-year-old boy in Dublin.

IRELAND: A social worker who wrote a letter to garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe in December 2015 containing false allegations of sexual abuse has denied she was “a puppet of the gardaí”.

IRELAND: A damning internal audit of the Catholic Institute for Deaf People found numerous financial discrepancies as well as excessive spending on its credit cards, including a €155 bottle of whiskey.

IRELAND: Naval officers organised a whip-around to bail out a number of recruits who have not been paid for weeks.

WORLD: A father and son have been killed after a deep sinkhole swallowed their car on a major Mexican road, officials said.

WORLD: Congressional investigators plan to question the former chairman of the Trump campaign and will subpoena him if necessary, the Senate Judiciary Committee panel's chairman has said.

SPORT: Dónal Óg Cusack has claimed that a standardised sliotar for hurling is urgently required.

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FEATURES: Documentary The Silver Branch is a cinematic love letter to two Clare farmers, and their insights into a dying way of life, says Louise Roseingrave

SHOWBIZ: Game Of Thrones is expected to be absent from the list of Emmy Award nominations to be announced today following its record-breaking haul last year.

ARTS: William Crozier may have been born in Scotland, but the late artist spent many happy years in West CorkTina Darb O’Sullivan previews a major exhibition of his work in Skibbereen



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