MORNING BULLETIN: Multimillion-euro plan set to secure nation’s energy supply for decades; Earthquake kills two on Kos

Catch up on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com this morning.

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IRELAND: A gas supply project worth hundreds of millions of euro is being developed by a major American company and the Port of Cork, which will secure the future of the country’s power supply for many decades to come.

IRELAND: Searches will continue off the Mayo coast again today for the bodies of missing Rescue 116 crewmen Paul Ormsby and Ciaran Smith.

IRELAND: Cork City Council has contacted Cork GAA County Board to air its concerns about the traffic and parking arrangements at the redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh, following the first game at the redeveloped stadium on Wednesday night.

ANALYSIS: Sometimes at the Charleton Tribunal, there is a surreal feel to what is emerging. This was the case yesterday when details of hopeless incompetence in the child and family agency Tusla were heard in relation to a disturbing garda meeting on what to do about Maurice McCabe.

WORLD: A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early on Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries.

WORLD: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said Britain stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Japan in efforts to put an end to North Korea's nuclear and missile tests.

BUSINESS: Cautious comments by British budget airline Easyjet on the outlook for summer pricing hit its shares and those of rival airlines yesterday, overshadowing an increased profit target after a strong quarter.

SPORT: A restructured club championship could be one of the keys to the development of Cork football, according to Colin Corkery. The Cork legend speaks with Michael Dorgan.

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FEATURE: As U2 tune up for tomorrow’s The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 in Croke Park, Dublin, Olivia Kelleher meets their biggest fan.

SHOWBIZ: Dressed-up fans descended on Comic-Con San Diego to get the latest insight into Hollywood productions.

VIRAL: Dogs are humankind’s best friend because they’re loyal and adorable, but there’s also some science behind why your pooch is so loving.



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