MORNING BULLETIN: Judges told by Taoiseach to respect political powers; Six police injured in clashes after protest over man's death in London

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IRELAND: A mother and her young sons were seconds from death after their car accidentally plunged into the river Lee.

IRELAND: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned two of Ireland’s most senior judges that they must respect the independence of Government to perform its duties, insisting separation of powers between the groups works both ways.

IRELAND: DUP leader Arlene Foster has returned to London with hopes of concluding a deal with Britain's Conservative Party in the coming days.

BUSINESS: With the housing crisis in Ireland and elsewhere across western society set to remain one of the major social issues of the early 21st century, the time to redefine the meaning of ‘home’ is clearly at hand. 

WORLD: US government websites have been hacked with a message supporting the Islamic State terrorist group.

WORLD: Six police officers have been injured, including four taken to hospital, during clashes that followed a protest in London over the death of a man after a traffic stop.

SPORT:  All Blacks boss Steve Hansen has reacted furiously to Warren Gatland's “desperate” and “predictable” suggestion his players have deliberately tried to injure Lions scrum-half Conor Murray.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Judges told by Taoiseach to respect political powers; Six police injured in clashes after protest over man's death in London

FEATURES: Two decades after the first Harry Potter book, the spell is unbroken, says Jonathan deBurca Butler.

SHOWBIZ: The original colour map of Disneyland, used by Walt Disney to win funding for his first theme park, has been sold for more than half a million pounds.

ARTS: On June 26, 1977, Rory Gallagher played a legendary set in Macroom for Ireland’s first ever rock music festival, writes Roz Crowley


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