MORNING BULLETIN: Voting for new FG leader to begin; Report shows 'systemic' failings in child protection system

Here's your morning news bulletin.


IRELAND: The Fine Gael leadership contest has risked causing a damaging party rift, after Leo Varadkar accused Simon Coveney of “divisive and dishonest” politics, with his rival claiming that Mr Varadkar is “spending money we don’t have”. Voting will begin this evening in a process that will see one of them elected leader on Friday.

IRELAND: A man was shot dead in front of his young son in the car park of a busy supermarket, police said.

IRELAND: A new report shows 'systemic' failings in our child protection system.

WORLDThe Manchester bombing inquiry has spread to the south coast of England with the arrest of a man in West Sussex.

BUSINESS: The UK elections are getting tighter, which could mean another nervy few days this coming week for sterling traders and Irish firms depending on the currency.

SPORT: There was a hero's welcome for the Irish rowing team on their return from the European Championships last night.

SPORT: A contaminated supplement has been cited by Brendan O’Sullivan as the reason why the Kerry footballer failed a doping test last year.


MORNING BULLETIN: Voting for new FG leader to begin; Report shows 'systemic' failings in child protection system

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