MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar support soars; Good Friday pub ban could end

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IRELAND: A new poll out today claims Leo Varadkar is now the most popular Taoiseach since Bertie Ahern.

IRELAND: The ban on opening pubs on Good Friday could come to an end today. The Dáil is due to debate the final stages of the bill that would remove the 90-year prohibition.

IRELAND: Fianna Fáil TD Sean Haughey claims abortions are being carried out 'on the basis of babies' appearance'.

WORLD: A California judge has barred the parents accused of torturing their children and shackling them to beds for months at a time from contacting them.

BUSINESS: Supermac’s announces 400 jobs and six new stores with three in Cork.

SPORT: Tipperary manager Michael Ryan said notions that Kilkenny won’t be contenders this year are well wide of the mark.


MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar support soars; Good Friday pub ban could end

VIRAL: YouTube star Logan Paul has returned to YouTube with a seven-minute suicide prevention video which he hopes will "make a difference in the world".

SHOWBIZ: Rachel Weisz has said that women making allegations against Harvey Weinstein were only listened to once the movie mogul’s power began to wane.

FEATURES: Spoiling a child leads to a very unhappy adult.



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