LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services resume; Ceann Comhairle backs Garda Commissioner

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services resume; Ceann Comhairle backs Garda Commissioner


IRELAND: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services are resuming after being disrupted by Bus Eireann pickets this morning.

IRELAND: The Ceann Comhairle has given his backing to the Garda Commissioner describing her as "brave" and "courageous".

IRELAND: Garda whistleblower, Sergeant Maurice McCabe, has expressed concern at plans by senior members of the force to unite behind one legal team at the tribunal investigating an alleged smear campaign against him.

IRELAND: "Up in arms" is how the CEO of the Irish Restaurant's Association has described its membership following a ruling awarding a woman €20,000 for banging her knee on a restaurant table.

The woman had waited while the manager withdrew her chair, then sat down and injured her left knee as she pulled her chair in to the table.

WORLD: The majority of Scots think the Scottish Parliament should have the right to decide if there should be a second independence referendum, a new poll has found.

WORLD: Most Americans disapprove of Donald Trump's overall performance two months into his presidency. But they are more upbeat about at least one critical area: his handling of the economy.

BUSINESSJoe Dermody reports on leading Cork financial advisors and solicitors whose business clients are looking to open new offices in the UK to overcome post-Brexit challenges.

SPORT: Donnacha Ryan, CJ Stander, Conor Murray, Keith Earls and Simon Zebo have all returned to Munster starting XV for Saturday’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Toulouse.


FEATURES: As the Everyman in Cork marks 120 years, John Daly looks back at some of the milestones in its eventful history as a venue at the heart of the city’s cultural life.

VIRAL: A video montage of Donald Trump rearranging things on table tops has gone viral – and it’s funnier than it sounds.

SHOWBIZ: Amanda Brunker is declaring an end to her TV partnership with Neil Prendeville.

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