MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar ;"People on minimum wage are middle class";Luxury liner boost in Cork

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IRELAND: Some people on minimum wage are middle class, says Taoiseach

IRELAND: Luxury liner bonanza for Port of Cork

IRELAND: People's Republic of Cork flag to orbit 400km above Earth

WORLD: Juror vomited at sight of Jason Corbett’s injuries

WORLD: Man killed, seven hurt in Ohio State Fair thrill ride accident

BUSINESS: Homes crisis worse than thought, says analyst

SPORT: Departing Peter Creedon hits out at Laois rumour mill

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MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar ;'People on minimum wage are middle class';Luxury liner boost in Cork

CHARLIE GARD: Only one thing is harder than lifting a white coffin —lowering one

SHOWBIZ: Vincent Browne to host his last show tomorrow night

VIRAL: When you think of the word cougar, what does it conjure up?


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Sandhoppers for breakfast? It’s just not cricketCrickets for lunch anyone? Time - is running out - to get over our western food prejudices

Why did the Neanderthals go extinct?, asks Richard CollinsDid ear and chest infections wipe out our neanderthal ancestors?

Corkbeg Island near the mouth of Cork Harbour is today an industrial location with Ireland’s only oil refinery whose silver cylinders dominate the low-lying island like giant mugs, writes Dan McCarthy. Islands of Ireland: 'Tanks' for the memories Corkbeg

As Ireland continues to fail to meet its forestry targets, efforts are being redoubled to urge people to plant more trees, writes Donal HickeyMeeting our tree targets must be an environmental priority

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