LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Cabinet pays tribute to outgoing Taoiseach; Explosion at British military base in Cyprus

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Cabinet pays tribute to outgoing Taoiseach; Explosion at British military base in Cyprus

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IRELAND: Outgoing Taoiseach Enda Kenny has chaired his last meeting of the Cabinet this morning ahead of his resignation this afternoon.

IRELAND: The UN Human Rights Committee has ruled against Ireland's abortion laws for the second time in just over a year.

IRELAND: A 19-day delay in the handover of the revamped Páirc Uí Chaoimh GAA stadium in Cork could cost the local economy up to €25m in lost game-day revenue.

WORLD: A policeman has been injured in an explosion at the police headquarters of a UK military base on the southeast coast of Cyprus.

WORLD: Ex-basketball player Dennis Rodman, who befriended North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has visited Pyongyang for the first time in Donald Trump's presidency.

BUSINESS: Accumulated profits at the marketing company owned by Irish international footballer Shane Long rose nearly €53,000 to €360,332 last year, new accounts show.

SPORT: The key moment, talking point and key man from the Lions fourth game in New Zealand.

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FEATURES: What if the unthinkable happened? What if you almost lost your child? As Father’s Day approaches, Helen O’Callaghan talks to three dads who experienced just this and ask how the experience impacted on them as fathers

SHOWBIZ: Coronation Street actor Richard Hawley has said the experience of playing a character with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been life-changing for him.

VIRAL: A 22-year-old man from China had his giant, 29lb (13kg) colon surgically removed from him after more than two decades of storing poo.

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