MORNING BULLETIN: LÉ Niamh on mission targeting human traffickers; Janssen to create hundreds of jobs in Cork

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IRELAND: Pharmaceutical firm to create hundreds of jobs in Cork with €300m expansion.

IRELAND: Cork Institute of Technology asked to explain €13k banquet.

IRELAND: The first Irish naval vessel to take part in a major operation targeting human traffickers heads for the Mediterranean today.

WORLD: At least  22 people have died in Central America as Tropical Storm Nate dumped heavy rain across the region.

BUSINESS: With just days to go to Budget 2018, media and others are ramping up for the theatre that is the annual statement of fiscal policy.

SPORT: ‘They opened my skull, split me from ear to ear’ - Ken Dunne says he's lucky to be alive.

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MORNING BULLETIN: LÉ Niamh on mission targeting human traffickers; Janssen to create hundreds of jobs in Cork

ARTS: Al Porter setfor a lorra lorra laughs in Blind Date revival.

FEATURES: Ask Audrey: The girls in the RCYC won’t bat an eyelid,what with all the Botox.


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