MORNING BULLETIN: Man died en route to Cork as local cath lab closed; Government insist Máire Whelan be appointed

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IRELANDCalls for University Hospital Waterford’s (UHW) cath lab to operate 24/7 have re-emerged after a man died of a heart attack on his way to Cork in an ambulance.

IRELAND: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar demanded President Michael D Higgins ratify Máire Whelan’s controversial Court of Appeal appointment before the Dáil’s return today in a formal letter on Sunday evening, the Irish Examiner can reveal.

IRELANDA coastal community has pleaded for help to tackle beach litter after their beach was destroyed with rubbish over the weekend heatwave.

WORLD: Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after more than a year in captivity, died on Monday, his family said. President Donald Trump called North Korea a "brutal regime" after the death was announced.

WORLDMinisters in the UK were repeatedly warned that fire regulations were not keeping people safe, the BBC says leaked letters reveal.

BUSINESSFlights to the UK are to resume at Waterford Regional Airport after a year-long hiatus which has seen no scheduled commercial services at the facility.

SPORTPeter O’Mahony’s suitability to lead the Lions into the first Test against New Zealand on Saturday has been endorsed by defence coach Andy Farrell as the tour management prepares to sit down and select its starting XV for Eden Park.


MORNING BULLETIN: Man died en route to Cork as local cath lab closed; Government insist Máire Whelan be appointed

SHOWBIZ: Johnny Depp acknowledged he needed to “work his ass off” to fund his two million dollar-a-month lifestyle, his former managers have claimed.

ARTS: Guy Garvey was proud of the way his home city of Manchester came together after the terrorist attack, writes Ed Power.

WEATHERFancy a 99? Or how about an old fashioned wafer — ripple, preferably — to stay cool in this heat? Better make it quick as the current sizzler is likely to fizzle out towards the end of the week, according to Met Éireann.


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