MORNING BULLETIN: ‘Vital that €180m Cork-Ringaskiddy motorway gets green light’; Time to make wealthy elite pay their dues

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IRELAND: Two sisters who were regularly raped and abused by their father have encouraged other victims to come forward.

IRELAND: The chairman of the Port of Cork says it is vital for the country’s economic future that An Bord Pleanála give the green light to the proposed €180m Cork-Ringaskiddy motorway.

IRELAND: The second of five proposed train strikes are taking place today.

WORLD: US president Donald Trump has arrived in South Korea, beginning a two-day visit centred on pressuring the nation's neighbour to the north to abandon its nuclear weapons programme.

ANALYSIS: The latest tax avoidance revelations by wealthy companies and individuals should hopefully prompt greater action to make them pay their taxes, writes Michael Clifford.

BUSINESS: Consumer spending this Christmas will likely be up from a year ago but not “spectacularly so”, the latest monthly reading of consumer sentiment suggests.

SPORT: South Africa head coach: ‘Ireland like European version of All Blacks’

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SHOWBIZ: Emmerdale was the big winner at this year’s Inside Soap Awards, taking home eight gongs including the top prize of the night.



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