MORNING BULLETIN: PAC welcomes EU anti-fraud investigation; Concern for wellbeing of Ibrahim Halawa

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

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IRELAND: Fresh efforts are getting underway this morning to locate the bodies of missing Rescue 116 crewmen Paul Ormsby and Ciaran Smith.

IRELAND: Amnesty International says it is gravely concerned for the mental and physical wellbeing of Ibrahim Halawa.

IRELAND: A member of the Dáil's Public Accounts Committee has welcomed confirmation that the EU anti-fraud agency OLAF has launched a full investigation into the use of European funds at the Garda Training College in Templemore.

IRELAND: A woman,  accused of murdering her Irish husband Jason Corbett will appear before a US court today.

WORLD: A woman has been killed by gunfire that erupted after government supporters on motorcycles swarmed an opposition polling site in Venezuela's capital, Caracas.

WORLD: EU foreign ministers are set to agree a  fresh round of sanctions against the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad over its use of chemical weapons against its own people.

SPORT: Sean Maguire equalled Pat Morley’s record of 20 Premier Division goals in a season for Cork  as he signed off domestic action in style before his move to Preston.

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FEATURES: Motor neurone disease (MND) is like a shadowy, unwelcome guest, who has arrived at her family home and refuses to leave, says Ruth Fitzmaurice.

SHOWBIZ: Tributes have been paid to Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau after his death at the age of 89.

ARTS: Although he is slow to distance himself from his biggest hit, Mike Rosenberg tells
Don O’Mahony that he would prefer rather  ‘Let Her Go’ to be his calling card than his trump card.



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