EVENING BULLETIN: Catch up on what made headlines today

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EVENING BULLETIN: Catch up on what made headlines today

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IRELAND: A young woman has recalled how her father stabbed her mother to death and attacked her in the family home before killing himself.

IRELAND: Trade union Unite today announced that its members in Bus Éireann have voted unanimously in favour of strike action.

IRELAND: The Taoiseach has said Irish citizens will still be allowed to enter the United States, even if they are also citizens of a country banned by the new US President.

WORLD: Sally Yates may have lost her job, but she won a lot of support for defying President Donald Trump over his controversial immigration ban.

WORLD: Boy Scouts of America is welcoming all children who identify as male to join its programmes.

BUSINESS: Drinks giant Diageo will create a new Irish whiskey as it looks to tap into the “world’s fastest growing” spirit.

SPORT: Jonathan Sexton has been ruled out of Ireland’s Six Nations opener against Scotland this Saturday but the reaction from camp is that the squad is “blessed” with cover in the absence of their first-choice out-half.

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VIRAL: A Dublin company has offered a free training course to a guy who had to be rescued by emergency services after getting stuck on a cherry picker in Cork over the weekend.

VIRAL: A spectacular celestial sight will be visible for a few hours tonight before reappearing during the week.

FEATURE: Jen Hogan and Arlene Harris debate whether or not schools should scrap homework.

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