MORNING BULLETIN: Royals to begin official visit to Ireland; Trump's firing of James Comey branded 'Nixonian'

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IRELAND: Prince Charles and his wife Camilla begin an official visit to Ireland today.

IRELAND: Fire fighters will continue to battle a major fire in one of the country's biggest forests today.

IRELAND: A schoolboy who was sexually assaulted by a primary school teacher when he was nine years old has urged other sex abuse victims to come forward and reveal what happened to them.

BUSINESS: The number of passengers using Kerry Airport, the privately owned regional airport in Farranfore, between Killarney and Tralee, continues to rise, as the airport starts talks on its subsidised routes.

WORLD: Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey during the bureau's investigation into whether the tycoon's campaign had links to Russia's meddling in the presidential election.

WORLD: Routinely taking common painkillers could put people at a heightened risk of heart attack, new research has found.

SPORT: World Rugby has voted to increase the required residency period to be eligible for international rugby from three to five years.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Royals to begin official visit to Ireland; Trump's firing of James Comey branded 'Nixonian'

SHOWBIZ: Part one of the three-part extravaganza that is Eurovision is over and ten finalists are through to Saturday’s finale. Or to put it another way - Eurovision is over for the eight countries who didn’t make it through tonight’s contest.

FEATURES: Turning your back on tucking into other creatures is not simply the morally correct choice, it could also go a long way to saving the world.

VIRAL: He didn’t quite reach 18 million, but at 3.4 million and counting but Carter Wilkinson's tweet for chicken nuggets has officially surpassed Ellen’s famous Oscar selfie as the most Retweeted Tweet of all time.


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