MORNING BULLETIN: Paul Murphy has accused the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of defaming him

Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on today.


IRELAND: Paul Murphy has accused the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of defaming him, and is to make an official complaint to the Dáil authorities.

IRELAND: Investigations will begin this morning into the cause of a fire at a vacant shopping centre in Naas, County Kildare. 

IRELAND: Gardaí are investigating a hit-and-run and an alleged assault in Dublin. Officers said the incident happened on Parnell Street at the junction of Hill Street in Dublin 1 at around 12.20am this morning.

IRELAND: Thousands of people in Offaly have been issued with a boil water notice. after an E-coli detection.

WORLD: Donald Trump has hinted he could change his mind on the US pulling out of the international Paris climate change deal. 

WORLD: Floyd Mayweather showered Conor McGregor with dollar bills in a bizarre press conference ahead of the final stop of the pair's media tour in London on Friday. 

SPORT: Dónal Óg Cusack has claimed that a standardised sliotar for hurling is urgently required.


MORNING BULLETIN: Paul Murphy has accused the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of defaming him

FEATURES: The first step in finding a mate is saying it out loud. Announcing it to the world is good enough for celebrities, should we try it too? asks Rita de Brún

SHOWBIZ: Beyonce has shown off her twins“Sir Carter and Rumi” a month after she gave birth.

ARTS: A mutual love affair between U2 and Cork meant the city was hugely important to the band’s early development, writes Des O’Driscoll


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