MORNING BULLETIN: Sister of murdered criminal killed in gangland shooting; Tributes paid to 'culture giant' Michael Twomey

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IRELAND: Mother of six, Antoinette Corbally, whose brother Mickey was murdered in January 2014, was one of two victims of yesterday’s daylight shooting in Ballymun.

IRELAND: Ireland must still prepare for a hard border with customs checks, Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has warned.

IRELAND: Warm tributes have been paid to theatre giant Michael Twomey — one half of the legendary comedy duo Cha and Miah — who died yesterday aged 84.

IRELAND: Education Minister Richard Bruton has urged more colleges to take pressure out of the points system by reducing the number of courses from which to choose for students.

WORLD: South Korea's president hints at sending envoy to North Korea and rules out war.

WORLD: Children and teenagers who skip breakfast are missing out on key nutrients needed for their growth and development, research in the UK suggests.

ANALYSIS: A litany of failures at the home is an insult to the work of its founder and disturbing for anyone with relatives in care, writes Catherine Shanahan

SPORT: It’s Kerry’s nature to be wary of pats on the back, but in terms of future-proofing the county’s football success, they’re in a good place.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Sister of murdered criminal killed in gangland shooting; Tributes paid to 'culture giant' Michael Twomey

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