MORNING BULLETIN: Woman to appeal life sentence for murdering man who loved her; US police shot Australian woman dead

Catch up on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com this morning.

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IRELAND: A woman who is serving a life sentence for murdering a man who was in love with her is due to appeal her conviction this morning.

IRELAND: Staffing levels at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork have been described as "hazardous".

IRELAND: Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a woman's body in west Dublin yesterday.

IRELAND: The Garda Commissioner, Nóirín O'Sullivan,  is set to be criticised by a Public Accounts Committee report, which says she failed in her duty to report financial issues at Templemore.

WORLD: Relatives of an Australian womanshot dead by US police have said she made an emergency call to report a sexual assault before the incident.

WORLD: The latest Republican effort to  repeal "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate when two more party senators announced their opposition to legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump.

BUSINESS: Swedish fashion group H&M will start holding capital market days,  breaking with tradition and yielding to investor pressure, although it also said it would stop posting monthly sales figures.

SPORT: Padraig Harrington is refusing to rule out  another "fairytale" Open Championship victory at the scene of his second consecutive victory.

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MORNING BULLETIN: Woman to appeal life sentence for murdering man who loved her; US police shot Australian woman dead

ARTS: A former IRA hunger strikeris making a name for himself as a playwright, writes Colette Sheridan.

SHOWBIZ: Reviews are in for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, and feedback for the director’s first foray into historical film-making could not be more positive.

FEATURES: It pays to check your wage slip for your entitlements.

 

 


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