MORNING BULLETIN: Pro-life Fianna Fáil TDs to meet to discuss Martin's abortion stance; Neil Diamond announces retirement from touring

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IRELAND: Pro-life Fianna Fáil TDs will meet this evening to discuss how to react to Micheál Martin’s stance on abortion. 

IRELAND: Sergeant Maurice McCabe indicated to his bosses that he felt under “threat” from Nóirín O’Sullivan after her legal team told the O’Higgins inquiry that they were challenging his motivation in making complaints about corruption and malpractice.

IRELAND: Local authorities are set to fall significantly short of new social housing targets this year.

WORLD: US President Donald Trump has signed a bill reopening the country’s government and ending a 69-hour partial shutdown.

BUSINESS: This year’s Davos gathering could rival the US version of TV reality show The Apprentice, which helped propel Donald Trump into the White House, for ratings-boosting excitement because it’s risky and because the stakes are much higher.

SPORT: Johann van Graan has hailed Simon Zebo as a “completely unique” talent and revealed the full-back’s pledge to make his remaining time at Munster his best few months in red.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Pro-life Fianna Fáil TDs to meet to discuss Martin's abortion stance; Neil Diamond announces retirement from touring

SHOWBIZ: US musician Neil Diamond has announced he is retiring from touring following a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

VIRAL: RTÉ says its new six-part comedy series The Young Offenders will air on RTÉ2 on February 8.

FEATURES: Almost half of all women now say they enjoy DIY, but with some hardware stores still bastions of old-fashioned sexism, has the DIY trade cottoned on to the changing times? Ellie O’Byrne meets the sisters who are DIYing for themselves.


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