MORNING BULLETIN: Investigation into child's death; Páirc Uí Chaoimh opening brings financial boost

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IRELAND: A number of tributes have been left outside the Riverside Apartments in Kimmage where a three-year-old boy was stabbed and died.

IRELAND: It’s game on for the newly refurbished Páirc Uí Chaoimh following confirmation that the Cork stadium will reopen for senior intercounty hurling - a decision that could be worth up to €25m for the city.

IRELAND: A consortium has been appointed to transform the former Haulbowline steelworks dump into a multimillion-euro park and tourist attraction.

IRELAND: The Government is taking advantage of Defence Forces personnel by not addressing retention, poor pay and conditions as it knows they will not strike. Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Lisa Chambers, who made the claim, said the fall-out from a study by the University of Limerick on attitudes among Defence Forces members clearly showed them “being pushed to the limit”.

WORLD: A US military plane has crashed into a field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said.

BUSINESS: There were noticeable increases in the age of first-time buyers and the number of young adults living at home with parents in Census 2016.

SPORT: Cork GAA officials are expected to bring an incident involving a bag of sliotars taken from Anthony Nash's goal before last Sunday’s provincial hurling final to the attention of the Munster Council in the coming days.

SPORT: Kilkenny great Eddie Brennan has come out in support of Michael Duignan on the controversial Sky Sports deal and claimed it is depriving club stalwarts of watching major games.

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SHOWBIZ: Christy Dignam opens up about his regrets on fatherhood and the ongoing impact of sexual abuse he suffered at six-years-old in a new documentary.

FEATURES: A new advert by Dove, regarding breastfeeding in public, is divisive and has caused alarm among mums, writes Jen Hogan.

FEATURES: Bin charge changes could see return of reusable nappies, says our consumer advice columnist Gráinne McGuinness.



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