MORNING BULLETIN: Ireland's appeal in Apple case ‘could take four years’

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IRELAND: Ireland’s appeal on the €13bn Apple case could take four years, according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan and he also believes the firm pays insufficient tax around the globe.

IRELAND: Passengers are facing chaos as Bus Éireann workers are set to stage an all-out strike.

IRELAND: Taoiseach Enda Kenny will join EU leaders in Malta this morning for an informal summit to discuss the future of Europe.

WORLD: Any use of nuclear weapons by North Korea will be met with an "effective and overwhelming" response, US defence minister Jim Mattis has said.

WORLD: The Canadian Prime Minister has attended the funeral of three of the six men killed in an attack at a Quebec City mosque.

BUSINESS: Enda Kenny should visit Donald Trump, but must not hold his hand, says Jim Power.

SPORT: Shane Horgan believes Scotland have been given ‘a chink of light’ by the news Johnny Sexton will miss tomorrow’s Six Nations opener.

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FEATURE: Serious efforts are afoot to encourage more girls to opt for a career in science, technology, engineering and maths, says Ailin Quinlan.

VIRAL: Trump ally Paul Ryan expressed pride in his Irish roots - the feeling wasn't mutual

VIDEO: After heavy rainfall, Cork city was preparing for the worst when the banks of the river Lee burst at high tide.



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