MORNING BULLETIN: Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is fighting for her political life; The inquest into the Buncrana pier tragedy will begin this morning.

Here's your morning news bulletin...

GET INFORMED ...

IRELAND: Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is fighting for her political life as the Government’s handling of garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has yet again engulfed the coalition in controversy.

IRELAND: The inquest into the Buncrana pier tragedy will begin this morning.

IRELAND: Fifteen people were arrested in Cork City centre over the weekend as part of an ongoing garda operation targeting suspected organised begging activity.

WORLD: A North Korean soldier has been seen racing for the border in a vehicle and then on foot before his former comrades shoot him at least five times as he limps into South Korea.

BUSINESS: Jurys Inn, which owns five hotels in Ireland and 31 in Britain, looks set to be bought for around €900m by Swedish hotels group Pandox.

SPORT: Cork GAA chairman Ger Lane has given tacit approval to an independent company, featuring current and former inter-county players, which is set to begin a round of US fund-raising initiatives aimed at better resourcing the Cork senior footballers and hurlers.

... SOME DISTRACTION

FEATURES: So, have they been naughty or nice? There’s certainly no shortage of options for the Santa list this year. 

ARTS: Album review: Experience counts on U2’s return to form

SHOWBIZ: David Cassidy, who shot to fame in the sitcom The Partridge Family, has died aged 67.

 


Lifestyle

Eve Kelliher consults a Munster designer to find out what our future residences, offices and businesses will look likeHow pandemic life is transforming homes and workplaces

Nidge and co return for a repeat of a series that gripped the nation over its five seasons.Friday's TV Highlights: Love/Hate returns while Springwatch looks at rewilding

A family expert at the charity Action for Children advises how parents can maintain contact with kids after separation if there’s an access problem.My ex won’t let me see my child because I haven’t paid maintenance during lockdown. What can I do?

THREE years ago, when radio presenter Daniella Moyles announced that she was quitting, few could have guessed from her upbeat Instagram post the inner turmoil she’d been enduring.Daniella Moyles on how she beat anxiety

More From The Irish Examiner