Lunchtime Report: Your bite-sized headlines

Garda confidant sacking "inevitable" says Rabbitte; Cork's Kent station set for a revamp;government not trying to endear themselves to voters with tax cuts, says Noonan; and the couple that claimed double Olympic glory.

Lunchtime Report: Your bite-sized headlines

1. Sacking inevitable:

Pat Rabbitte has said that the sacking of the Garda whistleblower confidant was “inevitable”.

2. File sent:

A file is to be sent to the DPP over alleged threats of a sexual nature made to RTÉ newsreader Sharon Ní Bheoláin.

3. Kent revamp:

Corks’ Kent Station will be reorientated to face the city as part of a multi-million funding package for the city.

4. Taxing environment:

Finance Minister Michael Noonan says the government are not trying to endear themselves to the public with the prospect of tax cuts.

5. Famous victory:

Ireland’s cricketers have pulled off an historic victory over the West Indies in the first of two T20 internationals.

6. On the double:

Snowboarder wins Olympic glory...minutes after his wife claimed hers.

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