MORNING BULLETIN: State beefs up anti-terror units; British voters go to the polls

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IRELAND: A larger anti-terrorism unit, more armed gardaí on the streets, round-the-clock regional support units and specially trained garda dispatchers for terrorist and firearms incidents are all being put in place to deal with potential terror threats.

IRELAND: The Government and public service unions have reached a draft agreement on a pay deal to succeed the Lansdowne Road Agreement

IRELAND: One of Cork’s most historic hotels, the Metropole, is poised for a €50m investment that will double its rooms tally, add shops at ground level, and see the construction of another three-star hotel to be called The M.

WORLD: British voters will go to the polls today after one of the strangest General Election campaigns of modern times in the country.

WORLD: A navy ship has found bodies and aircraft debris in the seas off Burma while searching for a military transport plane carrying 120 people, a spokesman said.

BUSINESS: The housing market could be heading into another bubble and Government and regulators should be ready to act, the OECD has warned.

SPORT: Munster are set to post a surplus of €310,000 this season, a considerable turnaround from the €1.93m deficit in 2015/16.

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MORNING BULLETIN: State beefs up anti-terror units; British voters go to the polls

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