MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar to become Ireland’s youngest Taoiseach today; Huge fire engulfs 27-storey tower block in London

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IRELAND: Incoming Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to deliver a major snub to Simon Coveney, who looks set to lose out on the role of Tánaiste today, the Irish Examiner has learnt.

IRELAND: A man has been arrested over the discovery of body parts found scattered across the Wicklow Mountains.

IRELAND: The man who chaired the controversial and shelved Cork super-council report has branded the expert advisory group’s boundary extension report a “cobbled together work of fiction”.

WORLD: A massive blaze has engulfed a block of flats in west London with witnesses reporting people being trapped in their homes.

WORLD: A former Oxford don has reportedly been trampled to death by a herd of cows in a field near a village church in England.

BUSINESS: A hard Brexit would be “catastrophic” for the tourism industry in Ireland and all stakeholders must push to ensure the best possible outcome in light of the UK election, the boss of Cork Airport has said.

SPORT: The All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-finals look almost certain to be held in the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh after Cork County Board chairman Ger Lane revealed that the stadium would open with a big event in late July.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar to become Ireland’s youngest Taoiseach today; Huge fire engulfs 27-storey tower block in London

FEATURES: Ahead of Father’s Day this weekend, Ruth O’Connor asks celebrities to write a letter to their dads. The emotional results reveal the incredible bond between Irish fathers and their sons.

SHOWBIZ: Chris Cornell was a voice for people who feel a little disconnected from the world, his former bandmate Tom Morello has said.

VIRAL: Two Wicklow children were left stunned by the power of social media after the were reunited with two messages in a bottle which they sent from a Wicklow beach turned up in Wales.


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