MORNING BULLETIN: Suitcases may belong to missing Tina Satchwell; Complaint about abortion billboard dismissed by North's regulator

Catch up on some of the stories and issues highlighted on this morning.


IRELAND: Gardaí are examining two suitcases which the husband of missing East Cork woman Tina Satchwell said might have been hers.

IRELAND: A Clare man remains in hospital after a hay bale rolled over the man at a farm in Fanore. 

IRELAND: It costs around €800 to send a first year student to secondary school, according to the annual school costs survey by Barnardos.

IRELAND: A complaint about a billboard campaign claiming the North's restrictive abortion laws had saved 100,000 lives has been dismissed by the regulator.

WORLD: The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee Christopher Wray to serve as FBI director.

WORLD: Donald Trump has said he wants to be "very involved" with the UK because "you don't hear the word Britain anymore".

BUSINESS: New proposals from the Central Bank to aid mortgage switching are helpful but fail to address the level of paperwork and administration in the process, a mortgage expert has said.

SPORT: Rory Gallagher has insisted that severe personal criticism of him on social media didn’t influence his decision to resign as Donegal manager.


MORNING BULLETIN: Suitcases may belong to missing Tina Satchwell; Complaint about abortion billboard dismissed by North's regulator

FEATURES: Less than a month after the untimely death of popular LGBT rights advocate Dave Roche, his partner Paul O’Shea gives an insight into the love they shared.

SHOWBIZ: John Boyega has said the upcoming Star Wars film sends off Carrie Fisher. in an “amazing way”.

SHOWBIZ: The wife of Oscar-winning actor Casey Affleck has filed for divorce reportedly citing “irreconcilable differences”.


My seven-year-old stood tall, whispered “bravery” to herself and stepped into the pitch-black dungeon. I stood there and watched her disappear.Learner Dad: I hate nostalgia, I think it’s mawkish and sentimental

Dr Phil Kieran says head lice is incredibly common among school children and offers practical advice on how to remove the crawlers with easy treatments.Tackling head lice: Easy treatments to remove itchy creepers

Gráinne Healy only started running regularly a few years ago. She’s already completed 50 parkruns. She tells Rowena Walsh what motivates her.Ageing with Attitude: Parkruns and quiet Friday nights

Against popular wisdom and flying a plane made from bamboo, wire and bike handlebars, a Co Antrim woman blazed a sky trail for aviation and for the independence of women, writes Bette BrowneMagnificent Lilian Bland blazed a trail for independence of women in her plane of bamboo

More From The Irish Examiner